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Finding Automotive Repair Information

The Library has two main sources of automotive repair information -- an online database and a collection of printed manuals.

The online database is called Auto Repair Source and is accessible at any library branch or, if you have a Library card, through our web site, The database leads you to information about your vehicle by asking for:


You then have the option of viewing or printing:


The Library's collection of printed repair manuals can be searched through the catalog at The easiest way is to enter the vehicle model, (ex. Corvette) as a keyword search. You can then limit the search to show only the repair manuals by clicking on the "Modify Search" button and selecting Material Type: Repair Manuals.

You can sort by the publication date of the book, which will usually be later than the model years covered. Check the title or call number for the model years covered in the manual.

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