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Automotive Tools And Equipment
Comprehensive list for the well-equipped shop, with illustrations and links to buy them now.

AutomotiveToolsAndEquipment.net

By Rev. Bill McGinnis, Director - Internet Church Of Christ - LoveAllPeople.org
ASE Certified Automobile Technician, Retired

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This page is based on the excellent comprehensive list of Automotive Tools And Equipment, published by The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). It should be helpful to anyone who wants to have a well-equipped automotive workshop or garage.

There are three main categories of automotive tools and equipment listed on this page:

Within each category, the tools are listed alphabetically by their names in common usage. Then click on SHOWCASE to see the items available to you.

 

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1. - HAND TOOLS FOR AUTO REPAIR - (Contained in individual sets or the tool crib in sufficient quantities to permit efficient instruction)

Air Blow Gun (meeting OSHA requirements) SHOWCASE

Allen (Wrench or Socket) Set - Standard (.050" - 3/8") SHOWCASE

Allen (Wrench or Socket) Set - Metric (2mm - 7mm, 10mm, 12mm) SHOWCASE

Battery Post Cleaner SHOWCASE

Battery Terminal Pliers SHOWCASE

Battery Terminal Puller SHOWCASE

Chisels: SHOWCASE

Cape 5/16"
Cold 3/8", 3/4"

Chisel Holder SHOWCASE

Claw Type Pickup Tool SHOWCASE

Combination Wrenches: SHOWCASE

Standard (1/4" 1 1/4")
Metric (7mm - 24mm)
Crowfoot Wrench Set - Metric
Crowfoot Wrench Set - Standard
Ear Protection SHOWCASE

Feeler Gauge (Blade Type): SHOWCASE

.002" - .040"
.006mm - .070mm

Files: SHOWCASE

Coarse 6" and 12" Fine 6" and 12"
Half Round 12"
Round 6" and 12"

Flare Nut (tubing) Wrenches: SHOWCASE

3/8" - 3/4"
10mm - 17mm

Flashlight SHOWCASE

Fuse Puller SHOWCASE

Fused Jumper Wire Set (with various adapters) SHOWCASE

Hack Saw SHOWCASE

Hammers: SHOWCASE

16 oz. Ball Peen
Brass
Dead Blow Plastic Mallet
Plastic Tip

Rubber Mallet SHOWCASE

Inspection Mirror SHOWCASE

Magnetic Pickup Tool SHOWCASE

Pliers: SHOWCASE

Combination 6"
Hose Clamp
Locking Jaw
Needle Nose 6"
Side Cutting
Slip Joint (Water Pump)

Pry Bars: SHOWCASE

Rolling Head
Straight

Punches: SHOWCASE

Center
Brass Drift
Pin 1/8", 3/16", 1/4", 5/16 "
Taper 3/8", 1/2", 5/8"

Safety Glasses (meeting OSHA requirements) SHOWCASE

Scraper: SHOWCASE

Carbon 1"
Gasket 1"

Screwdrivers: SHOWCASE

Blade Type -
Stubby
6", 9", 12"
Offset

Phillips -
Stubby #1, #2
6" #1, #2
12" #3
Offset #2

Screwdriver - Impact Driver Set SHOWCASE

Screw Starter: SHOWCASE

Phillips
Standard

Socket Set - 1/4" Drive: SHOWCASE

1/4" - 1/2" Standard Depth
1/4" - 1/2" Deep
6mm - 12mm Standard Depth
6mm - 12mm Deep
Flex/Universal Type
3", 6" Extensions
Ratchet

Socket Set - 3/8" Drive: SHOWCASE

5/16" - 3/4" Standard Depth (6 point)
3/8" - 3/4" Deep (6 point)
10mm - 19mm Standard Depth
10mm - 19mm Deep
3", 5", 10" Extensions

Flexhead Ratchet SHOWCASE

Ratchet SHOWCASE

Spark Plug Sockets 5/8", 13/16" SHOWCASE

Speed Handle
Universal Joint
Flexible Socket Set 3/8" - 3/4"
Flexible Socket Set 10mm - 19mm

Socket Set - 1/2" Drive: SHOWCASE

7/16" - 1 1/8" Standard Depth
7/16" - 1 1/8" Deep
10mm - 24mm Standard Depth
10mm - 24mm Deep
3", 6", 12" Extensions

Flex Handle (Breaker Bar) SHOWCASE

Ratchet

Spark Plug Feeler Gauge (Gap Tool) SHOWCASE

Tape Measure Standard and Metric SHOWCASE

Test Light (12V) SHOWCASE

Tire Pressure Gauge SHOWCASE

Torque Wrench: SHOWCASE

3/8" Drive (10 - 250 lb. in.)
3/8" Drive (5 - 75 lb. ft.)
1/2" Drive (50 - 250 lb. ft.)

Torx Set (screwdrivers and/or sockets): SHOWCASE

T-8 to T-60

Wire Brush SHOWCASE

2. - GENERAL LAB/SHOP EQUIPMENT FOR AUTO REPAIR

The tools and equipment on this list are used in general lab/shop work but are not generally considered to be individually owned hand tools. A well equipped, certified program should have all of these general tools and equipment readily available and in sufficient quantity to provide quality instruction.
Air Chisel Set (various bits) SHOWCASE

Air Compressor and Hoses SHOWCASE

Air Pressure Regulator SHOWCASE

Air Ratchet (3/8 drive) SHOWCASE

Automotive Stethoscope (electronic recommended) SHOWCASE

Axle Stands (Jack Stands) SHOWCASE

Axle Support Stands (Screw Jacks) SHOWCASE

Battery Charger\ SHOWCASE

Battery-Starter Charging System Tester SHOWCASE

Bearing Packer (hand operated) SHOWCASE

Belt Tension Gauge SHOWCASE

Bench or Pedestal Grinder (Bench Grinder) SHOWCASE

Compression Tester SHOWCASE

Computer Scan Tool OBD II (hand held) or Personal Computer (PC) with interface capability for on-board diagnostics (OBD II compliant) SHOWCASE

Coolant/Combustion Gas Detector (Recommended)

Coolant Tester SHOWCASE

Cooling System Pressure Tester and Adapters SHOWCASE

Creeper SHOWCASE

Cylinder Leakage Tester SHOWCASE

Dial Indicator with Flex Arm and Clamp Base

Digital Multimeter with various lead sets SHOWCASE

Drain Pans SHOWCASE

Drill - 3/8" variable speed, reversible SHOWCASE

Drill - 1/2" variable speed, reversible SHOWCASE

Electric Heat Gun SHOWCASE

Engine Coolant Recovery Equipment or Recycler or Coolant Disposal Service Contract SHOWCASE

Extension Cords SHOWCASE

Face Shields SHOWCASE

Fender Covers SHOWCASE

Floor Jack (1 Ton Minimum) SHOWCASE

Graphing Multimeter (GMM)/Digital Storage Oscilloscope (DSO) SHOWCASE

Hand Held Vacuum Pump SHOWCASE

Hoist(s) SHOWCASE

Hood Prop SHOWCASE

Hydraulic Press with adapters SHOWCASE

Impact Socket Sets - 3/8" Drive (Standard and Metric) SHOWCASE

Impact Sockets - 1/2" Drive (7/16" - 1 1/8") SHOWCASE

Impact Sockets - 1/2" Drive (12mm 24mm)

Impact Sockets 1/2 Drive Deep (30 mm, 32 mm, 36mm)

Impact Wrench - 1/2" Drive SHOWCASE

Impact Wrench - 3/8" Drive SHOWCASE

Jumper Cables SHOWCASE

Master Puller Set SHOWCASE

Micrometer (Depth) SHOWCASE

Micrometers - 0-1", 1-2", 2-3", 3-4", 4-5" (Outside Type)

Oil Can - Pump Type SHOWCASE

Oil Filter Wrench SHOWCASE

Oxy-Acetylene Torch (recommended) SHOWCASE

Parts Cleaning Tank and Gloves (non-solvent based cleanser suggested) SHOWCASE

Remote Starter Switch SHOWCASE

Screw Extractor Set SHOWCASE

Seat Covers SHOWCASE

Snap Ring Pliers Set - external SHOWCASE

Snap Ring Pliers Set - internal

Soldering Gun SHOWCASE

Soldering Iron (Pencil Tip) SHOWCASE

Spark Plug Boot Puller SHOWCASE

Tap and Die Set - Standard SHOWCASE

Tap and Die Set - Metric SHOWCASE

Temperature Sensing Device (Thermometer) SHOWCASE

Thread Repair Insert Kit SHOWCASE

Tire Inflator Chuck SHOWCASE

Trouble-Work Lights (Fluorescent Preferred) SHOWCASE

Tube Quick Disconnect Tool Set SHOWCASE

Tubing Bender SHOWCASE

Tubing Cutter/Flaring Set (Double-lap and ISO) SHOWCASE

Twist Drill Set - 1/64" - 1/2" SHOWCASE

Ultra Violet Leak Detection Device (Black Light) SHOWCASE

Valve Core Removing Tool (Valve core tool) SHOWCASE

Vernier Calipers SHOWCASE

0 - 6"
0 - 125mm

Waste Oil Receptacle with extension neck and funnel SHOWCASE

Wheel Chocks SHOWCASE

Workbenches with vises SHOWCASE

3. - SPECIALTY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR AUTO REPAIR

This section covers the tools and equipment a lab/shop should have for training in any given specialty area. This equipment is specialized and it must be available in the lab/shop or to the program. No specific type or brand names are identified because they will vary in each local situation.

SUSPENSION & STEERING

Ball Joint Press and other Special Tools (Ball Joint Tools) SHOWCASE

Brake Pedal Depressor SHOWCASE

Coil Spring Compressor Tool SHOWCASE

Constant Velocity Joint (CV) Service Tools: CV tools) SHOWCASE

Boot Installation Tool SHOWCASE

Boot Clamp Pliers or Crimping Ring SHOWCASE

Hand Grease Gun SHOWCASE

Inner Tie Rod End Tool SHOWCASE

Pitman Arm Puller SHOWCASE

Power Steering Pump Pulley Special Tool Set (appropriate for units being taught) Power Steering Pump Tools SHOWCASE

Shock Absorber Tools SHOWCASE

Strut Spring Compressor Tool SHOWCASE

Steering Column Special Tool Set (appropriate for teaching units being utilized) SHOWCASE

Tie Rod Puller SHOWCASE

Tire Mountin Machine (rim clamp type) SHOWCASE

Wheel Alignment Equipment-4 wheel (including alignment tools) SHOWCASE

Wheel Balancer - Electronic Type SHOWCASE

Wheel Weight Pliers SHOWCASE

BRAKES (brake tools) SHOWCASE

Bearing Seal and Race Driver Set
Brake Bleeder, Pressure or Vacuum
Brake Disc Micrometer
Brake Drum Micrometer and Calibration Equipment
Brake Lathe (with disc and drum service attachments - on-car and bench)
Brake Shoe Adjusting Gauge
Brake Spring Remover/Installer
Brake Spring Pliers
Brake Spoon

HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING (air conditioning tools) SHOWCASE

A/C Compressor Clutch Service Tools SHOWCASE

A/C Service Port Adapter Set SHOWCASE

Leak Detector (SAE Standard) SHOWCASE

Manifold Gauge Set or equivalent (R-12 and HFC-134a) SHOWCASE

Refrigerant Charging Station (R-12 and HFC-134a) or equivalent SHOWCASE

Refrigerant Identification Equipment SHOWCASE

Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling Machine (R-12 and HFC-134a) SHOWCASE

Thermometer SHOWCASE

Wet Bulb (Relative Humidity Measurement) SHOWCASE

ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Engine Analyzer (with ignition display capability) SHOWCASE

Four or Five Gas Exhaust Analyzer (Exhaust Gas Analyzer) SHOWCASE

Fuel Injection Pressure Gauge Sets with Adapters SHOWCASE

Injector Pulse Tester SHOWCASE

Logic Probe (suggested) SHOWCASE

Oxygen Sensor Socket SHOWCASE

Pinch-off Pliers SHOWCASE

Sending Unit Socket (s) SHOWCASE

Spark Plug Thread Tap SHOWCASE

Spark Tester SHOWCASE

Timing Advance Light (timing light) SHOWCASE

Vacuum/Pressure Gauge SHOWCASE

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE (transmission Tools) SHOWCASE

Hydraulic Pressure Gauge Set SHOWCASE

Front Wheel Drive Engine Support Fixture SHOWCASE

Transaxle Removal and Installation Equipment (Transmission Removal) SHOWCASE

Transmission Jack(s) SHOWCASE

Transmission/Transaxle Flushing Equipment (recommended) (Transmission Flushing) SHOWCASE

Transmission/Transaxle Holding Fixtures (Transmission Holding) SHOWCASE

Transmission/Transaxle Special Tool Sets (appropriate for units being utilized) )Transmission Tools) (Transmission Tools) SHOWCASE

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

Battery Hydrometer SHOWCASE

Connector Pick Tool Set SHOWCASE

Door Panel Trim Tool(s) SHOWCASE

Headlight Aimer or Screen SHOWCASE

Wire and Terminal Repair Kit (Wire Repair Kit) SHOWCASE

MANUAL DRIVE TRAIN AND AXLES (Manual Drive Train Tools) SHOWCASE

Clutch Alignment Set SHOWCASE

Clutch Pilot Bearing/Bushing Puller/Installer (Pilot Bearing Tool) SHOWCASE

Front Wheel Drive Engine Support Fixture SHOWCASE

Transaxle Removal and Installation Equipment Special Tools for Transmissions/Transaxles (appropriate for units being taught) Transmission/Transaxle Holding Fixtures

Transmission Jack(s) SHOWCASE

Universal Joint Tools SHOWCASE

ENGINE REPAIR

Ball (Small Hole) Gauges (ball Gauges) SHOWCASE

Cam Bearing Driver Set (suggested) SHOWCASE

Cylinder Deglazer SHOWCASE

Dial Bore Indicator SHOWCASE

Engine Stands /Benches SHOWCASE

Inside Micrometer Set: SHOWCASE

0 - 6"
0 - 125mm

Oil Pressure Gauge SHOWCASE

Outside Micrometer Set: SHOWCASE

0 - 6"
0 - 125mm

Portable Crane - 1/2 Ton SHOWCASE

Ring Compressor SHOWCASE

Ring Expander SHOWCASE

Ring Groove Cleaner SHOWCASE

Straight Edge SHOWCASE

Telescopic Gauge Set SHOWCASE

Torque Angle Gauge SHOWCASE

Transaxle Removal and Installation Equipment (Transmission Removal) SHOWCASE

V-Blocks SHOWCASE

Valve Spring Compressor SHOWCASE

Valve Spring Tester SHOWCASE

END OF LIST

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