Automotive Technology: Articles and Databases

Automotive Technology resources from the CSCC Library and online.

Popular Magazines Online

Cover of Popular Mechanics magazine

Chilton Library

The Chilton Library database offers detailed, make- and model-specific information about vehicle maintenance and repairs. Features include:

  • Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle.
  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.
  • Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
  • Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.
  • ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams
  • A print button which allows you to easily print out what is needed.

To locate maintenance and repair information, select a year, make, and model on the homepage. 

Ready to Search?

Use the EBSCOhost search box to find articles. This box will search Academic Search Complete and the Vocational and Career Collection research databases.

Sample searches:

  • automotive repair
  • automotive maintenance
  • automotive repair safety
  • collision repair
  • automotive fuel efficiency
  • electric vehicle maintenance
  • hybrid vehicle maintenance
  • French diesel engine

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