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AUTOMOTIVE

 

ALLDATA

 

 

Provides electronic automotive diagnostic and repair information, including diagnostic and repair information, factory technical service bulletin pages and illustrations, and original equipment wiring diagrams.

ALLDATA  access is only available from computers in Raymond Library and the Automotive Department
 

AUTOCHECK Review the history of a vehicle, including odometer discrepancies and retitled salvaged vehicles.  Fee charged for this service.
 
AUTOMOTIVE.COM New & used car prices as well as articles in plain-English and new car test drive section. 
 
AUTOPEDIA Comprehensive Internet source for automotive-related information (buying, selling, insuring, and shopping).
 
AUTO REPAIR ADVISERS Easy to understand articles explaning car problems.
CAR CARE Articles about maintenance and car repair.  Outstanding main page graphic with links to help identify important car parts.  Site is in English and Spanish.
CAR TALK  "Click and Clack The Tappet Brothers" website.
 
CARFAX Review the history of a vehicle, including odometer discrepancies and retitled salvaged vehicles.  Fee charged for this service.
 
CARMAX Information about the process of selling or buying a car.
 
CLUB HOT ROD For people who love to soup up their cars, new or old!
 
EDMUNDS Information about buying, selling, insuring, and shopping for automobiles.
 
FAMILY CAR Check out the latest in automobiles in easy to understand language, not automotive jargon.
 
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION - AUTOMOBILES
 
Information about buying, selling, insuring, and shopping for automobiles.
FUEL ECONOMY Information about automobile, emissions, air pollution, fuel economy, and new car and truck safety.
 
HOWSTUFFWORKS Engines and motors; general automobile information, i.e. transmissions, airbags, etc
 
KELLEY BLUEBOOK Information about buying, selling, insuring, and shopping for automobiles.
 
LEMON CAR PAGE from CAR TALK
 
Information about "lemon laws" in all 50 states and strategies for consumers who buy one.
 
MECHANIC ADVISOR Huge database of mechanics across the country as well as articles to help you get the most out of taking your car to the mechanic.
 
MITCHELL 1 Provides automotive repair information, auto repair data and diagnostics, auto repair manuals, auto maintenance, labor estimating, integrated repair, estimating, shop management software solutions.

MITCHELL 1 access is only available from computers in Raymond Library and the Automotive Department by clicking on "member log-in"

 

NADA GUIDES Information about buying, selling, insuring, and shopping for automobiles.
 
NATIONAL INSURANCE CRIME BUREAU
 
Locate information about vehicles affected by disasters or watercraft fraud.
NEW CAR TEST DRIVE
 
Automotive test drive reviews
 
SAMARIN'S Information about buying, selling, insuring, and shopping for automobiles.
 
TRUST MY MECHANIC Articles to help understand how cars work and whether the mechanic is giving truthful advise about repairs.  Includes information about how to explain problems to a mechanic.
 
2 CAR PROS Database with thousands of articles in which 2CarPros professionals answer users' questions at no charge.  Browse questions by manufacturer, symptom, topic, and other categories.
 

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