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Automotive Tools are essential in the repair and maintenance of your vehicle.


Our tools used by mechanics, car enthusiasts, and DIYers help to diagnose and repair mechanical problems, perform regular maintenance, and repair most vehicles.

APD Auto Parts supply a wide range of tools designed for specific tasks, from basic hand tools to advanced diagnostic and repair tools. The most common tools include sockets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, and ratchets.

These tools are used to tighten or remove nuts, bolts, and screws, and are a staple in any toolbox. Diagnostic tools help to diagnose mechanical problems, providing engine and fault codes, these tools include OBD-II scanners, multimeters, and compression testers. Lifting tools, such as trolley jacks, jack stands and hydraulic lifts are used to lift and support vehicles for repair and maintenance tasks. Specialty tools, such as brake bleeders, transmission flushing machines, and alignment tools, are designed for specific tasks making repairs and maintenance tasks easier and more efficient. It's important to choose tools which are durable, reliable and designed for the task at hand.

Always follow vehicle's manufacturer guides and safety precautions, whether you're a professional mechanic, car enthusiast, or DIYer.

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Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs


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Q: What type of tools are needed for basic automotive maintenance?

A: Basic automotive maintenance typically requires a set of basic automotive hand tools, such as a wrench set, socket set, screwdriver, pliers, and a hammer. Additionally, certain specialty tools, such as a timing light, vacuum gauge, and compression tester may be needed for more complicated jobs.

Q: What safety precautions should I take when using automotive tools?

A: When using automotive tools, it is important to wear protective eyewear, ear protection, and gloves. Additionally, all tools should be used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, and it is a good idea to double check all bolts and connections to ensure everything is safely in place before starting a vehicle.

Q: What should I consider when selecting automotive tools?

A: When selecting automotive tools it is important to consider the type and quality of tool, as well as its intended use. Tool sets should always contain durable and reliable tools that are specifically designed for the job at hand. Understanding the manufacturer's instructions and warranty information is also important when selecting automotive tools.


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