Service Manual’s also called Shop and Repair Manuals are hand guides printed by the product producers. They cover complete directions to analyze and repair the specific item. They are very detailed and would usually include comprehensive service directions and procedures, removal and installing procedures, dissassembly and assembly, and overhaul procedures, diagnosis and testing procedures & complete in-depth illustrations. These service guides are the identical manuals the technician use.

Parts Catalogs also know as Parts Manuals are guides printed directly from the builder showing a complete listing of the makers parts or assembly for the certain product by complete in-depth illustration or a numerical listing of the part numbers and names. It does not contain any assembly, maintenance, or owners directions.

Owners Manual’s also know as Operator/Operating & Instruction Manuals are hand books printed directly from the builder accompanying the specific item detailing how to install or to operate the specific item, safety directions and warranty material.