Put your library users in the driver's seat

When it comes to auto repair, "do-it-yourselfers", students and automotive enthusiasts have trusted Chilton repair manuals for years. Now, Gale puts these authoritative manuals into motion with more extensive resources for your library users in a simple-to-use, online resource that's available 24/7 wherever there's an available internet connection.

Unlike the printed editions, the content available on ChiltonLibrary is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most advanced and up-to-date information available.

From 0 to 70 years in the click of a mouse

ChiltonLibrary supplies a solution for the “do-it-yourselfer” that is easy to use no matter the skill level. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward.

ChiltonLibrary provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs.

Users of ChiltonLibrary will benefit from the following:

  • Models: Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models from 1940 onward. No other source contains more years, makes and models
  • Convenience: Provides 24/7 access anywhere with an internet connection
  • Simplicity: Detailed, step-by-step instructions reduce the need to use multiple sources of repair information designed for the "do-it-yourselfer" (DIYer)
  • In-depth information: Contains diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and troubleshooting guide to ensure that even advanced DIYers have all the information they need to complete the repair
  • Multimedia Content: Exclusive videos and animated graphics help to explain system operations providing added clarity and comprehension
  • Photographs: Includes close-up photographs and illustrations, providing strong visual support
  • Diagrams: Vacuum and wiring diagrams help explain complex system operation during troubleshooting
  • Updating: Unlike printed books, the information on ChiltonLibrary.com is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most current and up-to-date information available
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