I'd avoid it, personally. It is very likely to be a pirated rip-off
The best source of repair information is a factory shop manual.
Sometimes, if you're lucky, you can obtain one on eBay for very close to
the $24.95 you're talking about spending on a CD.
They are a pirated copy of the dealership CDs. The thieves steal them out
trash dumpsters then sit there with a PC and run off copy after copy on CD
costing around 10 cents.
If you must go this route, send e-mail directly to the seller and tell him
you would be
interested in buying a CD but not for $25, your willing to pay $10. Since
the CD costs
the thief nothing, they will most likely sell it to you for that. Your also
protected since you can easily retailate against them by bidding up all
using a bogus userID then not paying them anything, should they not send you
FWIW, there are licensed sources of some service and parts CD's for Chrysler
products. www.moparmanuals.com is one such source. You can be assured that
you are not violating anyone's intellectual property rights by purchasing
from such a source, plus you can be assured that the manuals are correct and
complete. Finally, new manuals are also available from Dyment Distribution
Services, P.O. Box 360450, Strongsville, OH 44136, (800) 348-4696, (216)
572-7240, fax: (216) 572-0815
I received an email response from the seller on ebay and it is a copy of
Chilton's repair manual. I understand why he is calling it a shop repair
manual instead of a Chilton's repair manual. I've been looking for a
1994 Plymouth Acclaim or Dodgr Spirit factory manual for awhile and
haven't found one yet. Guess the secret is persistance.
If you find your patience waning, you could always contact one of the
many resellers of used automotive manuals who *don't* sell on eBay. I
used Vogel automotive several years ago and got a fair price and good
results. (I'm not affiliated, by the way, just a satisfied customer).
There are several people selling CD'S on eBay, the one I looked at sent
an email saying it was a Chilton manual and didn't have many recent
negative feedbacks. Geoff posted a website which has the FSM which I will
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