First aid for your car

Your expert guide to common problems & how to fix them

There are many faults that can occur on a car, but it's knowing what to do about them that can be the difference between a small repair, a major bill, or worse. Learn what to do if your car has a water leak, or if you discover oil underneath it. What could be the cause? Is it safe to drive? Do you need a breakdown service or a mechanic? How can you get it to a garage safely? This book will answer all these questions and more. You don't need to be a car mechanic to use this book; it's full of easy to follow instructions, detailed colour photos, and is written in plain English.

Synopsis


If you drive a car then this is the book for you. Avoid serious repair bills by learning what to do when something goes wrong.
Our cars are essential to us, and we rely on them for so much that it's hard to imagine being without them.
Doing the wrong thing when your car develops problems could cost you a lot of money and be a real inconvenience – but what if your car has a water leak, or if you discover oil underneath it? What if a warning light comes on? What could be the cause? Is the car safe to drive, or do I need a breakdown service or a mechanic? How can I get it to a garage safely?
This book covers the most common problems that can occur on modern cars. It's easy to follow, written in plain English, and is full of detailed photographs. Probably the most invaluable item you can keep in your car, and you only need basic mechanical skills to get the full benefit of this book.

Features

  • Easy to understand and written in plain English
  • Only basic mechanical skills required
  • Full of detailed colour illustrations
  • No special tools required
  • What to do when a car fault occurs
  • Tackle simple car repairs
  • Save money and prevent damage
  • Suitable for most modern cars
  • Keep your car running well, safe, and legal
  • The essential glovebox companion

About the author


Carl Collins has been providing straightforward technical help and advice for the last six years through carbasics.co.uk

eBook details

eISBN: 978-1-845846-60-2 • eV number: eV4660 • Published: September 2013 • Language: English • Digital edition: First Digital Edition. Base eBook price: £8.99 / $9.99 / €12.99 (vendors may set their own prices, so actual prices may vary).
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Original book info

V4519 • Paperback • 21x14.8cm • £12.99 • 128 pages • 137 colour pictures • ISBN: 978-1-845845-19-3 • UPC: 6-36847-04519-7. Price subject to change, P&P extra.

First aid for your car

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