The Ventura County Library Offers Online Automotive Repair Manual

The Ventura County Library has a new web-based resource to make it easier for you to maintain, repair, and follow service bulletins and recalls for your car, truck, van, or SUV. Containing the same trusted information as the popular print manuals, the ChiltonLibrary database offers complete and detailed repair information on thousands of vehicle make and model combinations.
Anyone with a Ventura County Library card can access the database through the Library’s website at Once you arrive at the website, click on “Databases - Research.” There you will find the Library’s electronic resources collection arranged by subject and listed alphabetically. The link for ChiltonLibrary is under “Auto Repair.”
ChiltonLibrary can be searched from home as well as from within the Library. The database offers detailed step-by-step service instructions with photographs, illustrations, and vacuum and wiring diagrams. It also features maintenance and specification tables as well as troubleshooting and diagnostic help.
Unlike the print versions of the manual, ChiltonLibrary is updated on a regular basis, ensuring that users always have the most up-to-date information at their fingertips. The newest version has an updated interface and contains a variety of other enhancements, including individual tabs for repair, maintenance and recall information, improved search functionality, clear navigation, and domestic and import vehicle information updated monthly.
To find out more about how you can access ChiltonLibrary, contact your local Ventura County Library community library or visit the Library on the web at
The Ventura County Library community libraries include the Avenue, H.P. Wright, and E. P. Foster libraries in Ventura, Camarillo Library, Fillmore Library, Meiners Oaks Library, Oak Park Library, Oak View Library, Ojai Library, Piru Library, Ray D. Prueter Library in Port Hueneme, Saticoy Library, Simi Valley Library, and the Albert H. Soliz-El Rio Library.