Recommended car repair manuals on line!


#1

As a DIY’er I find repairing cars fun & rewarding providing a good instruction manual is on the bench for back up. Anyone Recommend one that is online and covers most cars&trucks?


#2

Go here:
http://search.ebscohost.com/Login.aspx?lp=login.asp&ref=&authtype=ip,uid

For the username pick ‘user’ without the quotes
For the password pick ‘password’ without the quotes

Login

Scroll down to the bottom and click on “Auto Repair Reference Center”

Knock yourself out


#3

I like alldata.com. Check with your local library to see what they have. Often you can log in to their databases if you have a library card.


#4

P.S., you get TSBs from Alldata.


#5

Autozone has online auto repair guides.

http://www.autozone.com/servlet/UiBroker?ForwardPage=/az/repair_info/repair_guide/repair_guide.jsp

Ed B.


#6

Autozone uses Alldata for it’s information but it is somewhat limited.


#7

ALLDATA is about the best on-line source but it’s going to be pricy for a subscription.
JMHO, but I’m not totally sold on ALLDATA. There’s a lot of info there, but there is also a lot missing.

The best print sources are the factory manuals and MOTOR manuals, but this is much pricier than ALLDATA once you start figuring in the multitude of vehicles.
I prefer the printed stuff myself and find it to be more thorough, but of course you’ll need a small library to catalog everything in. :slight_smile:


#8

Thanks to all that anwsered