Few results? Google CSE's so-called "All" search often yields the fewest results.
Be sure to check the other tabs as well!
Try different spellings. Car names often consist of seemingly random letters
and numbers: W123, i30, E36, TT, you name it. That makes it difficult for the search engine's heuristics
to guess possible synonyms, so it will need your help. If you can't find anything for
hyundai xg, for instance, try
"hyundai xg" (with quotation marks),
"hyundai xg 30" etc.
Be specific. While one might think a search for cadillac would be good enough to yield you the service manual for a Cadillac Catera, searching
for "cadillac catera" will get you
there much faster. In some cases it is even beneficial to drop the manufacturer's name:
Ya ne govoryu po russki! There are many good resources for service manuals in Russian or other
Eastern European languages. In many cases the material is in English, but the web sites are in the local
language. If you find it difficult to navigate them, let Google
Translate help you. If you use Google Chrome, it will automatically offer to translate web pages in
Check the forums. Car forums contain a lot of discussion not related to service
manuals, so we usually exclude them from the search. In some cases, however, they may contain a helpful hint
or two. If you absolutely cannot find what you're looking for, click the