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Mechanically Challenged:

An Owners' Guide to Car Repair

Pembroke Thom


1. Choosing a Shop

2. Scheduled Servicing

3. The Days Before Drop-Off

4. Dollars and Sense

5. At the Shop

6. Maintenance Routines

7. Tools and Such

8. Engines and Oil

9. The Cooling System

10. Engine Performance

11. Engine Troubles

12. The Braking System

13. Tires and Alignment, Steering and Suspension

14. Transmissions, Differentials, and Driveshafts

15. Heating and Air Conditioning

16. The Electrical System

17. Loose Ends

18. Buying a Used Car  

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