If you have an older car, you need access to authoritative auto repair guides to save money by doing work yourself and to understand “mechanic-speak!” 

With the city's new budget year, the Crestview Public Library has been able to re-subscribe to ChiltonLibrary. Now you can access Chilton’s car manuals — a trusted reference for more than 100 years — from any computer with an internet connection with your Crestview Public Library card.

The dynamic Chilton search engine helps users find specific procedures quickly and offers these benefits:

•Domestic and import vehicle information through the current model year

•Individual tables for repair, maintenance, labor estimating and bulletin/recall information

•ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification  exams

•Step-by-step instructions

•Videos and animations that show how to complete repairs

•Close-up photos and images to enhance understanding

•Wiring and vacuum diagrams

•Troubleshooting and diagnostic information, including “trouble code” explanations

•Maintenance and specification tables

•A print button that allows you to easily print out what is needed. 

Take ChiltonLibrary on a test drive today.

Sandra Dreaden is the Crestview Public Library's reference librarian.