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Provides service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

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Reports on new and used cars, appliances, electronics and much more from Consumer Reports. You can access their Digital Archive for current and past issues of the magazine and the yearly Buying Guide.

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Free driver practice tests specifically for Michigan.  Permits, road signs, motorcycle, commercial drivers license (CDL), fines and limits, and Spanish version of the road sign test all available. Links to official Michigan online handbooks for drivers, motorcycles and CDL. 


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This reference database provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly find the information they need.

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Motor Vehicle Recalls

Get up-to-date recalls for Cars, Tires, Child Safety Seats, and more.

Express S.O.S.

The Michigan Secretary of State Express website. You can renew your Driver's License, Vehicle Registration, and More.

Gas mileage tips, fuel cost calculator, car comparison information, hybrid car information, trip calculator, and more.

Kelley Blue Book

Determine the value of a new or used vehicle. With reviews and more to help make informed car buying and selling decisions.


Determine the value of a new or used vehicle. With reviews and more to help make informed vehicle buying and selling decisions.