A series of books describing the procedures for repair of automobiles. Most of these instructional guides are actually written from information gathered from an actual complete tear-down and rebuild of the vehicle in question. They list the various torques, fluid specifications, and tools needed as well as suggested practices for repairing a vehicle.

Haynes Manuals are usually available at most automotive parts stores and cover the majority of vehicles on the road today. They are the first step for many people toward becoming self-sufficient with regard to car repair.