When buying a car, spend some time researching the types of vehicles and features that you may be interested in. Compare the positives and negatives of each car type. Some factors to consider are pricing, safety, reliability, and your budget. From Edmunds.com, here is a list of questions to ask yourself when choosing a car:
NADA and Edmunds guides are also available at the Library. Ask at the Reference Desk.
Check a Vehicle's History
Auto Repair Manuals
If you are unable to find what you need elsewhere, the Reference Collection at the Main Library contains many Chilton auto service repair manuals covering vehicles from 1940 to 2008. These items cannot be checked out, but copy machines are available. Please ask the Reference Desk for assistance.
AND! New in 2018 from NC Live: Auto Repair Source! A DIY auto maintenance database.
Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Buying & Maintaining a Car
Revised: 7 July 2020
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