Haynes wrenching tips and manuals are now available in cyberspace. Many an enthusiast has cut his teeth wrenching on his car with a well-worn Haynes manual serving as a trusty wingman. Haynes prides itself on producing inexpensive and informative volumes on just about every late-model vehicle manufactured these days. Now, the company’s efforts are available online. So far, the top 50 selling Haynes titles are accessible in electronic form, and the publisher says that more are on the way. Each volume can be viewed from any mobile device with an Internet connection, including smartphones, tablets and laptops, but these are more than just PDF files of the paper versions.
Haynes says that shade-tree mechanics can take advantage of videos depicting the tasks at hand, hopefully eliminating time-consuming mistakes in the process. As anyone who has ever suffered through erroneous forum advice can attest, knowing really is half the battle. Users can purchase a one-year subscription for $25 or a lifetime subscription for $30 per vehicle.