When the ominous “Check Engine” light comes on, it could be anything from a loose gas cap to an engine dangerously close to overheating — so it’s a good idea to get it checked out ASAP. These days with new technology, diagnostic scan tools have become affordable enough to add to your own DIY arsenal…
Do you own or work on Ford Motor Company vehicles (including Lincoln and Mercury) often? If the answer is “yes” then we have four Ford specialty tools we think you … Continue Reading Ford Specialty Tools You Need In Your Toolbox
If you want to change your oil at home, you need to know how to use an oil filter removal tool. Read on to learn more about the different types.
We have all had it happen. You are turning a wrench and then BAM, the head of the bolt rounds off, the wrench slips, and you bust your knuckles on the edge of something sharp. It never fails; there is always a sharp edge next to a rounded bolt waiting for your tender knuckles. Here are some tips and tricks to removing rounded-off bolts…
Once you have a set of basic tools, it’s time to expand your DIY toolbox. Here are a few maintenance tools that make working on your car easier and safer.
As a beginning DIYer most people buy a basic tool set that can handle a variety of tasks. Those basic tools are great and lay a firm foundation for a … Continue Reading 7 Must-Have Specialty Tools For The Growing DIYer
Learning how to use an oil filter wrench is a good addition to your DIY auto repair know-how. Here’s a rundown of every type on the market.
Changing your own oil is easy, but you need the know-how. Here are the tools needed to change oil on your own.
The number of tools at an automotive technician’s disposal is truly amazing. Socket options alone can span pages and pages of a tool catalog. But there is a growing list … Continue Reading 5 Specialty Pro Tools That Get The Job Done
When you start working on cars it is common to acquire a starter tool set to cover most repairs. A set of wrenches and a socket set are great, but … Continue Reading 5 Must-Have Specialty Tools For the DIY Garage