Service Manual’s also know as Shop & Repair Manuals are hand books available from the makers. They cover extensive instructions to identify & repair the specific product. They are very detailed and would usually contain comprehensive servicing info and procedures, removal and installation procedures, dissassembly and assembly, and overhaul procedures, analysis and testing procedures & complete in-depth illustrations. The manuals are the equivalent manuals the technician use.
Parts Catalogs also know as Parts Manuals are guides available by the builder showing a complete listing of the manufacturer parts or assembly for the certain item by complete in-depth illustration or a numerical listing of parts numbers & names. It doesn’t include any assembly, maintenance, or operating directions.
Owners Manuals also know as Operator/Operating and Instruction Manuals are books available from the builder accompanying the specific product detailing how to install or to operate the exact product, safety instructions & warranty info.