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Resources: Automobiles

Online Resources

The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.

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Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Details From the automotive experts at MOTOR All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) Includes: service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and recalls, maintenance schedules,... (read more) BadgerLink Automobiles Online

Web Resources

The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration. Use at your own risk; these sites are not controlled or monitored by the library.

Consumer Guide for Buying and Fixing Cars

This resource provided by the US Government is a consumer guide to purchasing, fixing, and insuring cars and where to direct complaints. Web Automobiles

This is a free driver education program that includes online driver's manuals and  practice tests for the car and motorcycle as well as the Commercial Driver's License. It includes a "Read Aloud" toolbar in the footer of every page that will read each page, transfer the audio to MP3 files, and can translate the text into other languages. Web Automobiles

Fuel Economy Guide

This resource provides information on milegae, including comparisons between cars and trip calculators. Web Automobiles

Highway Loss Data Institute

This resource provides safety ratings based on the crashworthiness of vehicles and crash avoidance and mitigation. Web Automobiles

NADA Appraisal Guides

New and used car, motorcycle, RV, boat, classic car and manufactured home values, prices, tools and information. Web Automobiles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Resources include a searchable automobile complaint and recall databases as well as information on air bags and child safety seats. Web Automobiles (NHTSA)

This resource encompasses all topics related to car safety, including safety rating, car seat laws and guidelines, recalls, and complaints. Web Automobiles