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EBSCO Auto Repair Reference Center

Having Car Trouble?

EBSCO Auto Repair
Reference Center


What is EBSCO Auto Repair?

Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.

Database content includes more than 34,000 vehicles, nearly 850,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 86,600 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, and over 158,600 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing.

How to Use This from Home?

Access EBSCO Auto Repair from the comfort of your home by logging on with your library card number and password.
Log on now (you will be directed to the login page)


Select the Year, Make and
Model of your vehicle
Choose the correct vehicle
from the list provided.

Car Repair


Select a topic of interest:
Repair procedures/Repair manual, Technical Service Bulletins/Recalls,
Maintenance Intervals, etc.

Car Repair


A list of subtopics will appear on the
left-hand side of the screen. Click on a topic and a list of related
articles will appear for you to read.

Car Repair

To use EBSCO Auto Repair, you will need...

  • Your library card (apply here if you don't have one)
  • Computer or cell phone with Internet access

Explore the Database

AutoIQ is a video tutorial that points out the different parts of your car.
Care & Repair Tips
Care & Repair Tips offers maintenance know-how.

Troubleshooting tips for why your car isn’t working quite the way it’s supposed to!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who supplies the information for EBSCO Auto Repair Reference Center?

The Auto Repair Reference Center database includes automotive repair information supplied by Point 5 Technologies, Inc., under license from Nichols Publishing, the former publisher of Chilton® Information and information from Delphi Integrated Service Solutions.

When does the database get updated?

New repair procedures and updates are continually added to the product as they become available.

Who creates the content on Auto Repair Reference Center?

All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Why use EBSCO Auto Repair?

  • Find diagrams and tips on how to repair your car yourself
  • Learn more about the different parts of your car and how it works
  • Gain a better understanding of what is wrong with your car before you go to the mechanic

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