Having car trouble?
Want to save money?
The Patchogue-Medford Library Offers Free Online Automotive Repair Help!
Try the ChiltonLibrary, an authoritative one-stop source of car repair information available to Patchogue-Medford Library cardholders. One can access this database from the comfort of one’s home any time of the day or night using a home computer, iPad, tablet or smartphone as well as being able to access ChiltonLibrary here at the library. This “user friendly” database covers most makes, models, and years and is suitable for the “do-it-yourselfer” (who fixes his or her own vehicle) as well as the educated consumer who wants to know how much they should be charged at an automotive repair shop. Therefore suitable for the novice all the way up to the expert mechanic.
This continuously updated database provides:
- Step-by-step auto repair and maintenance procedures.
- Troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes.
- Service bulletins and wiring diagrams.
- Recall information.
- Multimedia (videos and animations) to simplify even the most complicated tasks.
- Estimated labor costs (including the time it should take to complete a job) that helps the consumer confidently estimate repair costs. Empower yourself with a little research before going to an auto repair shop to determine whether or not you are being overcharged.
In addition, ChiltonLibrary also contains ASE Test Prep quizzes for the automotive repair technician who wants to prepare for one of the ASE certification exams. Working in an auto repair shop but feel like you are going nowhere? Further your career as an automotive repair specialist by getting ASE certified. An independent non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exists for the sole purpose to certify car repair technicians and mechanics as “capable and qualified to conduct automotive maintenance and repairs.” To prepare for the ASE certification exams requires 2 years work experience and then one is advised to enroll in a ASE test preparation course to pass the exams. Save your money and skip paying for an ASE test preparation course and use ChiltonLibrary to prepare to become ASE certified. One can register for an exam on the ASE Website.
So remember, right at one’s fingertips is easy access to all your automotive repair informational needs.
Reliable automotive repair help!
Accessible online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary
From the Patchogue-Medford Library’s home page.