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

Auto Upkeep is an introductory automotive book that provides the fundamental knowledge and experience in owning and maintaining an automobile. This set includes a paperback text and paperback workbook bundled together. The Auto Upkeep Workbook contains Internet-based and hands-on activities that are extensions of the text. 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. Book Chapters: 1. Introduction and How Cars Work; 2. Buying an Automobile; 3. Automotive Expenses; 4. Repair Facilities; 5. Safety Around the Automobile; 6. Basic Tools; 7. Auto Care and Cleaning; 8. Fluid Level Check; 9. Electrical System; 10. Lubrication System; 11. Fuel System; 12. Cooling System and Climate Control; 13. Ignition System; 14. Suspension, Steering, and Tires; 15. Braking System; 16. Drivetrain; 17. Exhaust and Emission System; 18. Alternative Fuels and Designs; 19. Automotive Accessories; 20. Common Problems and Roadside Emergencies. 200 Full Color Pages - Over 400 Photos and Illustrations. 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.