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iATN - International Automotive Technicians' Network
Professional automotive technicians from all over the world networking together to exchange technical knowledge and information with fellow members. This is currently the worlds largest network of professional automotive technicians.
Handy Randy Car Repair Discussion
In conjunction with the Handy Randy TV Series, this site offers a general car repair discussion area.
Taking the Scare Out of Auto Repair
The best way to avoid auto repair ripoffs is to be prepared. Knowing how your vehicle works and how to identify common car problems is a good beginning. It is also important to know how to select a good technician, the kinds of questions to ask, and your consumer rights.
The Service Advisor
Assisting customers with automotive service concerns.
Women At The Wheel
Guide to understanding your car and communicating with your mechanic.
Check your diesel IQ with these questions.
The Virtual Garage
Webmaster writes: "I'll help you troubleshoot and repair your own car. Along the way you may even learn a bit about what makes it tick, might even make you smile."
The C.A.R. Show
The Consumer Automotive Repair show, a two-hour call-in Q&A show broadcast every Saturday morning which can be heard in many markets and over the internet via streaming audio.
Home of the funny and useful NPR one-hour call-in radio show of the same name which is broadcast every Saturday. Past shows are archived and can be heard via RealPlayer.
Nutz and Boltz
Baltimore-area radio show (listen via realaudio) and newsletter which discuss vehicle maintenance, problems, behaviors and solutions.
Offers searchable database of diesel mechanics.
Auto Repair Advisors
ASE Certified Automobile Technicians provide advice on common car problems and individual consultations
Alldata Vehicle Owner Channel
Provides tech tip articles for vehicle maintenance.
Auto repair experts answer questions.
Automobile Troubleshooting Secrets
This site provides basic automobile troubleshooting and diagnostics.
Tire Industry Safety Council
Tire care and safety guide.
Automotive Torque Specifications
Provides torque specs and diagrams for vehicles sold in the US.
How Stuff Works: Automotive Section
Illustrated tutorials explain the various vehicle systems. Includes information on engines, transmissions, brakes, fuel, and other components of your car.
Dr. Dipstik's Temple of Thrifty Motoring
Instructs car owners on how to lengthen the life of their cars and save money in the process.
Car Care Clinic Ltd.
UK free car and automotive helpline assisting with MOT tests, car repairs, emmissions failures, fault finding, do-it-yourself car maintenance tips and general motoring advice.
Taylor Automotive Tech-Line
An automotive technical repair hotline that provides "problem solving" to individual mechanics, independent repair facilities, dealerships, body shops, Do-It-Yourselfers, and anyone who is interested in technical information about a vehicle.
ASE-certified technicians solving automotive problems. Thousands of questions already answered. Tips and information to help repair a car.
Illustrated Used Car Inspection Guide
Comprehensive guide on how to buy, sell, inspect and maintain used vehicles.
What You Need to Know About Shocks
Shock absorber knowledge and ratings.
Learn about the inner workings of the automobile. Software package also available which expands on material found on the site. [Windows 95/98]
Do-it-yourself repair guide for the car. All questions are answered. Everything about cars is described from changing bulbs to replacing the cylinder head gasket.
The Texas Car Doctor
Radio show giving free diagnostic advice about auto problems. Submit questions via email. Also has car care tips and a large list of related links.
Uses layman's terms to describe today's disc brake systems, how they work, how best to repair them, and how to find a service center.
Provides a free forum for owners of the Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eagle Talon, Plymouth Laser, Mitsubishi Galant VR-4, and Lancer Evolution and trade their cars and parts.
Do It Yourself Network: Autos & Boats
Common repair and maintenance projects explained and illustrated.
Professional Mechanics Online
If you have a car repair question, Professional Mechanics Online will answer it for free.
Heavy Truck Repair
An ASE Master Technician Gets you the free help and answers that you need now.
Repair information for autos, cars and trucks. Links to garage shop facilities to make appointments.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Information on recalls and technical service bulletins.
The Art Of Automotive Repair
Advice and tips for do it yourself auto repair.
Ask Us Automotive and Diesel
Professional mechanics provide auto repair answers to consumers for a fee.
Automobile Maintenance and Repair Tutorial
Designed to assist the do-it-yourselfer with performing automobile repairs and getting extended vehicle service life through preventive maintenance.
Automotive ECU failure symptoms
Lists common automotive ECU failure symptoms and diagnostic checklists.
The United States' largest independent car and truck repair helpline. Through Autoshop Online you gain direct access to experts and information for solving automotive problems.
Motor And Diagnosis
Information source for trouble shooting, repair and maintenance for various makes and models of motor cars.
Various tips for car care and maintenance. Common repair items, what's under the hood, links to other automotive sites, and automotive engineering links.
The Low Emissions Mission
A free site for automotive emissions related information including interactive on-line visual inspection training, automotive tutorials on emissions control systems, emissions inspection cartoons, and a discussion forum for those interested in the emissions inspection trade.
MorTec has "Engine Math For the Rest of Us" software for engine builders and racers, Chevy casting number lists, Holley carb information, notes on Chevy V-8 engines, parts for sale classified ads and automotive links.
Detailed information about the major systems of motor vehicles.
Answers to posted questions and links to helpful auto resources.
A long-operating mechanic shop in Gainesville, Florida shares advice which, if taken, could save money and aggravation for many drivers.
Granny's Speed Shop
Detailed specifications and instructions for swapping engines.
This site helps the average person deal with common automotive repair problems and issues like purchasing a new or used car, maintaining it, finding a repair shop and dealing with your mechanic.
Choosing the Right Repair Shop
No matter what you drive, when you go in for repairs or service, you want the job done right. The following advice should take much of the guesswork out of finding a good repair establishment.
Illustrated guide on engine maintenance for those who are not knowledgeable on cars engines.
Jonko Online Auto Repair
Provides tips, tricks, and tutorials to help you keep your auto in top shape.
How to Find Your Way Under the Hood and Around the Car
Whether or not you pump your own gas, your car probably receives less attention than it should. Regular maintenance checks and simple service can greatly reduce the cost of car ownership.
A useful reference for information on repairing the family buggy. It contains humorous anecdotal stories about mysterious problems with all types of automotive systems and information you will need to talk savvy with your automobile mechanic.
Jim's Performance Automotive
Tips on tuning and maintaining vehicles, some very technically detailed, a suggested servicing schedule, advice on extended service plans and auto related links.