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Steve Coffell, a technician at Auto World in Hazelwood, MO, says his Top 5 Favorite Tools are: OTC Genisys Touch – Quick scan, bidirectional control Snap-on VANTAGE Pro – Easy-to-use waveform views. Power Probe IV – Power and ground control PicoScope – Live wave viewer OTC – Low Amp Probe WHAT ARE YOUR TOP 5
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