Consumer, Home, and Car

Auto Repair Reference Center

Contains repair and recall information, technical service bulletins, drawings, photographs, and diagrams of automobiles from most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. All content is created by ASE certified technicians.

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Chilton Auto Repair Manuals

Contains repair and recall information, technical service bulletins, drawings, photographs, and diagrams of automobiles from most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles in a clear, easy to use format.

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Price It! Antiques & Collectibles

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Price It! Antiques & Collectibles is the most comprehensive antique and collectible pricing tool in the world. By gathering prices from multiple sources including online auctions such as GoAntiques.com, eBay and over 50 land-based auction houses, Price It! allows users to determine a realistic price for their items. 

With a constantly updated and growing database of 125 searchable categories, Price It! Antiques & Collectibles is the ultimate identification, research and pricing tool for collectors, dealers, appraisers and anyone in between.

Also be sure to check out our other Consumer databases covering everything from car repairs to home improvement projects. Find them along with the rest of our premium resources on the UAPL Online Reference Databases page.

Comparative Guide to American Suburbs

Presents and ranks the living and business environments of suburban communities in the largest metropolitan areas of the United States.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center Database LogoKeep your snow blower in working condition this winter, or take some time to make sure the lawn mower is in tip-top condition for when the weather warms up! The Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides maintenance and service guides for thousands of models of snow blowers, lawn mowers, generators, tractors and other power equipment. 

The SERRC also has guides to engines for ATVs, boats, personal water crafts, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and other small motors. Learn how to repair and maintain all of these engines with the full set of Clymer’s manuals.  

For car repair, see the Auto Repair Reference Center.

Check out all of UAPL's Consumer Resources, as well as our Consumer Education Research Guide for more information on what to look for before you buy, and how to repair, maintain and improve your purchases and investments.

ConsumerReports.org

Contains full access to the Consumer Reports website, with expert, unbiased ratings, reviews, product comparisons, and buying guides for many essential consumer products.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

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Get started on your DIY weekend project with the Home Improvement Reference Center!

Whether you're interested in repairing or redoing your plumbing, woodworking, landscaping or decorating, you can find step-by-step instructions at the HIRC. You can also search magazine articles and reference materials for further information on your project.

HIRC has how-to videos, conversion charts, a guide to working with contractors and a homeowners journal you can fill in to track important household information. Whether you want information on how to re-wallpaper your living room or how to add a new light switch in your kitchen, the HIRC is the place to go.

For further information on DIY repairs, check out all of UAPL's Consumer Resources.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Provides instructions, tips, and suggestions for a variety of home improvement projects and repairs, including electrical, plumbing, remodeling, and maintenance projects.

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