Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care, Maintenance, and Repair (Workbook)

This 3rd Edition (c) 2013 has been updated and is now in FULL COLOR. The Auto Upkeep Workbook contains Internet-based and hands-on activities that are extensions of the text. Auto Upkeep is an introductory automotive book that provides the fundamental knowledge and experience in owning and maintaining an automobile. From choosing an insurance policy to performing basic maintenance and repair, Auto Upkeep is the do-it-yourself automotive guide for the driver in you. Auto Upkeep helps keep you safe and your vehicle reliable by providing easy-to-follow information with detailed pictures and drawings. Discover how to choose a quality repair facility, buy a car, handle roadside emergencies, diagnose common problems, and communicate effectively with technicians all while saving money. For the full experience, purchase the Auto Upkeep textbook and workbook.

Workbook Activities

Chapter 1 Car Identification Activity

Chapter 2 Buying a New Automobile Activity and Buying a Used Automobile Activity

Chapter 3 Automotive Expenses Activity

Chapter 4 Repair Facilities Activity

Chapter 5 Automotive Safety Activity

Chapter 6 Basic Tools Activity

Chapter 7 Interior Cleaning Activity, Exterior Cleaning Activity, and Waxing Activity

Chapter 8 Fluid Level Check Activity

Chapter 9 Battery Activity, Charging Activity, and Starting Activity

Chapter 10 Oil & Filter Change Activity

Chapter 11 Fuel System Activity

Chapter 12 Air Conditioning Activity, Cabin Air Filter Activity, and Cooling System Activity

Chapter 13 Ignition System Activity

Chapter 14 Suspension & Steering Activity and Tire Inspection & Rotation Activity

Chapter 15 Brake Inspection Activity

Chapter 16 Drivetrain Activity

Chapter 17 Exhaust & Emissions Activity

Chapter 18 Payback Period Activity

Chapter 19 Auto Accessories Activity

Chapter 20 Changing a Flat Tire Activity, Jump-Starting Activity, Lighting Activity, Replacing Wipers Activity, and On-Board Diagnostics Activity.


152 Full Color Pages

Over 200 Photos and Illustrations

32 Hands-on and Internet-based Activities


Hardcover Textbook ISBN 978-1-62702-006-0

Paperback Textbook ISBN 978-1-62702-001-5

Paperback Workbook ISBN 978-1-62702-002-2