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Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & Ranked

Our list of some of the best Auto Mechanic books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. How Cars Work (1999)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedHow Cars Work is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. How Cars Work provides the basic vocabulary and mechanical knowledge to help a reader talk intelligently with mechanics understand shop manuals, and diagnosis car problems. Tom Newton guides the reader with a one topic per page format that delivers information in bite size chunks, just right for teenage…
Author(s): Tom Newton

2. Auto Repair For Dummies (2019)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedAuto Repair For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119543619) was previously published as Auto Repair For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780764599026). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.    Forty-eight percent of U.S. households perform at least some automobile maintenance on their own, with women now accounting for one third of this $34 billion automotive do-it-yourself market. For new or would-be do-it-yourself mechanics, this…
Author(s): Deanna Sclar

3. Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide (2017)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedDo you feel lost when explaining your car problems to a mechanic? Do you panic when something goes wrong with your ride? Have you felt like you were being overcharged or pressured into unnecessary add-ons at the auto shop? Fear no more: The Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide has got your back. So many women feel powerless, nervous, or embarrassed when taking our cars in for a repair, and yet we outnumber men both as drivers and as customers at auto repair shops The time has come for us to grab the wheel and finally take control of our cars. Filled with easy-to-follow…
Author(s): Patrice Banks

4. Popular Mechanics Complete Car Care Manual (2008)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedFor more than 100 years, the editors of Popular Mechanics have been providing car enthusiasts with the skills and confidence they need to keep their vehicles running right and looking great. This manual is crucial for anyone who wants to know the automobile’s basic components, from the engine to the electronic systems, and to understand how they work, what can go wrong, and how to make repairs. Find out how to maintain and replace windshield washers, fix steering wander and faulty cruise control, and purge bad smells from the interior. Get smart advice on how to pass emission inspection and find service data online….
Author(s): Popular Mechanics

5. Auto Fundamentals ( Workbook) (2014)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedThe Workbook for Auto Fundamentals provides a thorough study guide for the Auto Fundamentals textbook. It highlights important information, improves understanding, and simplifies the contents of the textbook. It contains many unique features designed to make your learning easier and more interesting. Each workbook chapter serves as an “open book” review of teh corresponding textbook chapter. You are led through the text page by page, making sure you cover the most essential material. The questions and illustrations are organized by subject. The workbook is organized to correlate with the order of the…
Author(s): Chris Johanson, James E. Duffy, et al.

6. Engine Builder’s Handbook (1996)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedAll of the information in this valuable companion guide is presented in terms easy to understand. Packed with general tips, techniques, and procedures that can be applied to all types of engine building, whether for musclecars, classics, hot rods, powerboats or all-out race cars. Sections covered include: ·         Blueprinting ·         Machining ·         Reconditioning short blocks…
Author(s): Tom Monroe

7. Auto Repair and Maintenance: Easy Lessons for Maintaining Your Car So It Lasts Longer (Idiot’s Guides) (2015)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedCars continue to be more complicated — and more costly to repair. Expert, Dave Stribling, gives readers the basic knowledge and a lot of know-how in Idiot’s Guides: Auto Repair and Maintenance. Dozens of step-by-step, full-color photos and illustrations make DIY car repairs and maintenance so much easier, regardless of make or model. And when a repair calls for an expert, this book gives readers the knowledge they need to avoid unnecessary repairs and cost….
Author(s): Dave Stribling

8. Your Future as an Auto Mechanic (High-Demand Careers) (2019)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedAmericans rely on auto mechanics to repair and maintain the vehicles they drive every day. The work of an auto mechanic has changed over the years: what was once seen as a dirty job is now often done on laptops in an office. Featuring profiles of real-life auto mechanics, this accessible guidebook provides readers with comprehensive information about training and apprenticeships as well as an overview of areas of specialization within the auto industry. Readers will also learn about the affect of advancements in auto technology and the future of mechanics in the era of self-driving cars….
Author(s): Rachel Given-Wilson, Tamra B. Orr

9. Auto Engine Repair Workbook, A1 (2014)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & Rankedcontains chapter review questions and job sheets for student use in mastering the subject matter and preparing for ASE Certification Test A1. Each workbook chapter corresponds to the same chapter in the textbook, Auto Engine Repair. Chapter review questions are in a variety of formats, including multiple choice, identification, completion, and short answer. The 22 jobs are hands-on, step-by-step activities in component inspection, testing, problem diagnosis, service, and repair….
Author(s): John Hurt

10. T is for Turbo: ABC Book (Motorhead Garage Series) (2018)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & RankedT is for Turbo ABC Book combines learning the Alphabet with an introduction to Automotive Parts. With detailed illustrations of real life parts, your child can easily learn his or her ABC’s MotorHead Style!…
Author(s): Michael J. Myers, Richard A. Wright

11. Auto Mechanic 2020 Weekly and Monthly Planner: 2020 Planner Monthly Weekly inspirational quotes To do list to Jot Down Work Personal Office Stuffs Keep Tracking Things Motivations Notebook (2019)

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & Ranked2020 Weekly and Monthly Planner Our stylish weekly and monthly planner is here! With gorgeous designed covers and nice interior with enough space to write. Great for your daily planner, work planner. Perfect to keep track of all your to-do lists, meeting, passions throughout the entire year.Each monthly spread (January 2020 through December 2020) contains a notes section, and federals holidays! The nice weekly spreads include space to write your daily schedule as well as a to-do list.Great gift for the 2019 holidays to…
Author(s): Book Publishing, Wick

Best Auto Mechanic Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some auto mechanic books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing and Automation: ICIMA 2018

Author(s): Hari Vasudevan, Vijaya Kumar N. Kottur, Amool A. Raina
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 32 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313941

Innovative Design, Analysis and Development Practices in Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (I-DAD 2018): Volume 1

Author(s): U. Chandrasekhar, Lung-Jieh Yang, S. Gowthaman
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 19 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313982

Innovative Design, Analysis and Development Practices in Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (I-DAD 2018): Volume 2

Author(s): U. Chandrasekhar, Lung-Jieh Yang, S. Gowthaman
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313986

Engine oils and automotive lubrication

Author(s): Bartz, Wilfried J
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2019, Size: 21 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2415170

Motion control of underactuated mechanical systems

Author(s): Aguilar-Avelar, Carlos; Moreno-Valenzuela, Javier
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2018, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2134254

Vehicle and Automotive Engineering 2

Author(s): Károly Jármai, Betti Bolló
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 132 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2250624

Automobile mechanical and electrical systems

Author(s): Denton, Tom
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 38 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2256585

Automation in the virtual testing of mechanical systems: theories and implementation techniques

Author(s): Haugen, Bjørn; Sivertsen, Ole Ivar
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2350286

Innovative Design and Development Practices in Aerospace and Automotive Engineering: I-DAD, February 22 - 24, 2016

Author(s): Ram P. Bajpai, U. Chandrasekhar (eds.)
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2017, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1594825

Vehicle and Automotive Engineering: Proceedings of the JK2016, Miskolc, Hungary

Author(s): Károly Jármai, Betti Bolló (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 20 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1698581

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really hot items according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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