Eric Gorzynski, owner E.G. Automotive Pasadena, CA KTS340 Bosch Scanner VCDS Diagnostic Software Ammco 3850 Brake Lathe Autel EB301 Electric Brake Service Tool GoPro Video Camera Submitting your favorite tools is easy. Just click here for the entry form.
Top 5 Tools of Top Technicians Anastacio Arellano, Technician/Owner A & A Autocare Ceres, CA Snap-on Scanner I use it to check codes and do diagnostics. This makes it really easy … really dependable. GearWrench Ratchet Nice and dependable tools, easy to use around small areas. Power Probe Nice tool. Easy
Compressed air is the energy source for most shop equipment and many tools. Inadequate airflow or pressure interrupts work flow just like an electric power outage would. Here’s some advice for choosing and maintaining your compressed air system.
Managing Editor Tim Fritz gives us the Top 5 attributes to look for when purchasing five of the largest pieces of shop equipment – alignment machines, brake lathes, lifts, tire changers and wheel balancers.
As cars become more technologically advanced, the number of electronic units, sensors and actuators steadily increases. However, control modules may not recognize all faults. In order to accurately and correctly diagnose problems, it may be necessary to rely on data from a DMM or an oscilloscope.