Auto Repair Source

Are you a new car owner, or someone looking to gain more knowledge about your vehicle? Visit Auto Repair Source to better understand your role in repairs and routine maintenance. Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, credible and up to date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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Auto Repair Source


Find everything you need to take control of your vehicle's repairs and maintenance with Auto Repair Source.  Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, credible and up to date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), including step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. 


Good to Know


Auto Repair Source contains the following:

  • Service information for the most common maintenance and repairs
  • Technical service bulletins and recall notices
  • Component location diagrams for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks
  • Colour coded diagrams and images that can be easily magnified and printed
  • Precise and comprehensive wiring diagrams for all systems
  • Maintenance schedules and estimated labour times for the most commonly performed operations in a mechanical repair shop
  • Engineering specifications/standards for the most common repairs and adjustments
  • Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs), flowcharts and step-by-step diagnostic instructions covering powertrain, chassis, body, and network communication
  • Part numbers, diagrams and pricing for thousands of the most commonly replaced parts, including manufacturer-suggested retail price to help users validate the cost of repairs and identify all iterations of a part number or part status (current, superseded, split, discontinued)


Getting Started


To get started, you will need to have the following:

This resource works best on laptops and tablets using an internet browser such as Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari. 


Using the Database

Start by selecting the year, make, model and engine of your vehicle. A list of components, maintenance and a repair schedule will appear.  You may also choose to search for a specific component, part or system. 


Need Help?


For more help, please visit the EBSCO Auto Repair Source help pages.


Privacy and Terms of Use


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