Dare to Repair Your Car

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Dare to Repair Your Car

A Do-It-Herself Guide to Maintenance, Safety, Minor Fix-Its, and Talking Shop

By Julie Sussman; Stephanie Glakas-Tenet

William Morrow & Company, Paperback, 9780060577001, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2005


We're back! And this time we've got your back when it comes to you and your car.

In Dare to Repair: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home, we opened the door for you into the world of basic home repairs. Now, we're opening a different one -- a car door.

Dare to Repair Your Car is a basic car care and safety book written by women for women ... and men, and new teen drivers, and senior drivers. Okay, it's for every person who dares to drive a car.

Here are just some of the things that will keep you and your family safe:

  • Changing a flat tire
  • Maintaining fluids
  • Jumpstarting a battery
  • Replacing a headlamp
  • Finding a great mechanic
  • Installing a car seat
  • Driving tips for teens and seniors
  • Preparing for a road trip

Filled with detailed illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, Dare to Repair Your Car will help you shift gears and get you moving in the direction of maintaining your car -- yourself. You'll be so excited about what you've learned you'll want to toot your own horn!

Praise For Dare to Repair Your Car

“Before your car breaks down...before you even go shopping for a car -- get this book.”
-Library Journal, starred review

“This easy-to-read primer is for anyone...looking to cut repair bills or feel at ease dealing with mechanics.”
-Publishers Weekly