What are recommended repair manuals and books about auto maintenance?

Auto Repair Books

This first list includes just a small selection of the many service manuals published by Chilton Book Company:
  • Auto Service Manual, 1998-2002
  • Chilton's Auto Repair Manual, 1998-2002
  • Chilton's General Motors-Full-Size Trucks 1988-98 Repair Manual
  • Chilton's Import Car Repair Manual 1993-97
  • Chilton's Suv Repair Manual, 1998-2002
  • Chilton's Truck and Van Repair Manual, 1998-2002

The following list includes books about basic maintenance and upkeep:

  • "Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care" by Michael E. Gray
  • "Auto Repair for Dummies" by Deanna Sclar
  • "The Everything Car Care Book: How to Maintain Your Car and Keep It Running Smoothly" by Mike Florence, et al
  • "Car Smarts: An Easy-To-Use Guide to Understanding Your Car and Communicating With Your Mechanic" by Mary Jackson
  • "How Cars Work" by Tom Newton