Cover image for Chilton's import auto service manual 2003 edition.
Chilton's import auto service manual 2003 edition.
Chilton Book Company.
Professional technician's edition.
Publication Information:
West Chester, PA : W.G. Nichols, [2002]

Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 29 cm
General Note:
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TL152 .C529 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
TL152 .C529 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Designed for today's Professional Technician, Chilton's Service Manuals on automotive repair are more comprehensive and technically detailed, offering maintenance, service and repair information for the automotive professional. Information is provided in an easy-to-read format, supported by quick-reference sections as well as exploded-view illustrations, diagrams and charts. Complete coverage of repair procedures is offered, from drive train to chassis and all associated components. All this at the user's fingertips insures fast, accurate repairs.

Author Notes

Chilton Auto & Truck Repair Chilton Automotive Repair information is published by Nichols Publishing. They also publish SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals, providing how-to information for the marine industry.

At the Nichols Publishing facility, there's an on-site triple bay shop where editors and technicians tear down and rebuild cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, recreational vehicles, boat engines and more. They also have a 100% digital imaging studio on-site where the photographs are produced. All wiring diagrams are digitally drawn in house and the intricate multi-page factory schematics covering major electrical systems are condensed, simplified and presented in flowchart style.

Chilton's Total Car Care Manuals provide total maintenance, service and repair information in an easy to use format for all skill levels. Each manual has step-by-step instructions with hundreds of photographs and illustrations. It guides you through repair procedures for all major systems, including engine overhaul, chassis electrical, tune-up, drive train, brakes, steering and suspension. All the manuals also have wiring and vacuum diagrams, factory maintenance schedules, trouble codes and extensive diagnostic and trouble shooting sections.

Chilton's Service & System Specific manuals provide the same format as the car care manuals. The Series includes manuals such as Ford & Chevy Engine Overhaul, Air Conditioning, Fuel Injection, Electronic Engine Controls, Small Engine Repair and Detailing and Body Repair, among others.

Chilton's Collector's Edition Manuals are hard cover manuals that contain repair and maintenance information for the owners of rare and vintage cars. Repair, overhaul, diagnostic and trouble shooting procedures are provided for vehicles dating back to 1940.

Seloc Manuals provide information for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines as well as personal watercraft. They provide complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul in the same format as the other manuals.

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Table of Contents

Unit Repair Sections
1 Specifications: Specifications, Scheduled Maintenance Intervals and Scheduled Maintenance Labor Time Charts
2 Heater Cores: Heater Core Removal and Installation Procedures
3 Timing Belts: Timing Belt Removal and Installation Procedures
4 Brakes: Brake System Component Service Procedures
Import Car Sections
5 Acura: 2.3CL, 2.5TL, 3.0CL, 3.2CL, 3.2TL, 3.5RL, Integra, NSX
6 Audi: A4, A4 Avant, A6, A6 Avant, A6 Avant Allroad, A8, A8 Quattro
7 BMW: M3, Z3, Z8, 3, 5, 7, 8 Series
8 Daewoo: Lanos, Leganza, Nubira
9 Honda: Accord, Civic, Prelude, S2000
10 Honda: Insight
11 Hyundai: Accent, Elantra, Sonata, Tiburon, XG 300
12 Infiniti: G20, G35, I30, I35, Q45
13 Kia: Sephia, Spectra, Rio, Optima
14 Lexus: ES300, GS300, GS400, GS430, IS300, LS400, LS430, SC300, SC400
15 Mazda: 626, Miata, Millenia, Protege
16 Mitsubishi: 3000GT, Diamante, Eclipse, Galant, Lancer, Mirage
17 Nissan: Altima, Maxima, Sentra
18 Saab: 9-3, 9-5
19 Subaru: Impreza, Impreza Outback, Outback Sport, Legacy, Legacy Outback, Legacy SUS, WRX
20 Suzuki: Esteem, Swift
21 Toyota: Avalon, Camry, Camry Solara, Celica, Corolla, Echo, GT-S, Supra, Tercel
22 Volkswagen: Cabrio, Golf, GTI, Jetta, New Beetle, Passat
23 Volvo: C70, S70, S90, V70, V90