Use this database to: 1. Find maintenance and repair information for over 31,600 vehicles dating back to 1945. 2. Locate service bulletins and recall information 3. Access wiring diagrams including diagrams for air conditioning, power windows and sound systems
4. Estimate the labor cost of a specific repair
How to get there: 1. Go to Salt Lake County Library’s website at http:// www.slcolibrary.org 2. Click on the Research by Topic Tab. 3. Scroll down to Automotive. 4. The login page for Auto Repair Reference Center opens. 5. If you are: · Inside the library—clicking on Library Access takes you right into Auto Repair Reference Center. · Outside the library—clicking on Home Access takes you to a screen on which you will enter your library card and PIN before going to Auto Repair Reference Center. 6. The first screen is the vehicle search page from which you select the year of the vehicle for which you want information.
7. Once you have chosen a year you will be directed to pages that further narrow your vehicle search by make, model, and submodel.
8. Then you will see a list of available Repair Topics relevant to your search which may include Repair Procedures, Service Bulletins and Recalls, Wiring diagrams, Labor estimator, Specifications, and Maintenance Intervals, 9. Select the Repair Topic and then subtopic/s appropriate to your search .
The above tabs appear on every page and lead you to the four main parts of this database: · Vehicles begins with the vehicle search and ends by taking you to information specific to that vehicle. · Auto IQ provides videos and diagrams related to general automobile information. · Care & Repair Tips opens a new window with a complete guide to vehicle ownership and maintenance. · Troubleshooting offers tips for troubleshooting a variety of automotive topics such as Drive Train, Brake System, and Electrical Accessories.
If you prefer to do a keyword search, the Search tab which opens a box for search terms is at the top left of the following pages: · Vehicles—List of Repair Procedures · Care & Repair Tips · Troubleshooting
Updated by the Salt Lake County Library System Reference Training Committee, October 2008