Professional Tool and Equipment News

March 2015

The Independent Tool Authority.

Shop owners and technicians read Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) to learn about the latest tools and equipment in the automotive aftermarket, to increase productivity and maximize billable hours.

Procedure for manually bleeding the brake system with a scan tool

Procedure for manually bleeding the brake system with a scan tool

Big-Time Boxes: John Polascik

Big-Time Boxes: John Polascik

Top 10 Tools, Tom Brom: Brom's Tire & Auto Repair

Top 10 Tools, Tom Brom: Brom's Tire & Auto Repair

Are subscription services the new norm?

Are subscription services the new norm?

Safety first when working on high-voltage vehicles

Safety first when working on high-voltage vehicles

Tool Review: Milwaukee Tool Shockwave 11-pc 30-degree Knuckle Pivoting Bit Holder

Tool Review: Milwaukee Tool Shockwave 11-pc 30-degree Knuckle Pivoting Bit Holder

Tool Review: Matco Tools MDAutowave Waveform Viewer

Tool Review: Matco Tools MDAutowave Waveform Viewer

Tool Review: Ross-Tech VCDS

Tool Review: Ross-Tech VCDS

Tool Briefing: Maintaining and repairing electric vehicle braking systems

Tool Briefing: Maintaining and repairing electric vehicle braking systems

Aluminum Body Repair Kit, No. 67530

Aluminum Body Repair Kit, No. 67530

From Mayhew Tools
Real Tool Reviews' Proto ASD Ratcheting Spline Combination Wrenches Video

Real Tool Reviews' Proto ASD Ratcheting Spline Combination Wrenches Video

What should we consider before buying a diagnostic scan tool for our shop?

What should we consider before buying a diagnostic scan tool for our shop?

Daphne Hermetic PAG Oil

Daphne Hermetic PAG Oil

From Idemitsu Lubricants America Corporation
1/2 Impact Wrench, No. CAT231

1/2" Impact Wrench, No. CAT231

From Cornwell Quality Tools
Oil Filter Wrench Set, No. TCC100

Oil Filter Wrench Set, No. TCC100

From Cornwell Quality Tools
All-In-One Jump Pack, No. UPG80439

All-In-One Jump Pack, No. UPG80439

From Cornwell Quality Tools
Scotch-Brite Roloc Brake Hub Cleaning Disc and Holder

Scotch-Brite Roloc Brake Hub Cleaning Disc and Holder

From 3M Automotive Aftermarket
Bone Rough Rider Creeper

Bone Rough Rider Creeper

From Cornwell Quality Tools
Exhaust Gas Diagnostics Kit

Exhaust Gas Diagnostics Kit

From Ansed Diagnostic Solutions
Aluminum Hammer Set, No. DF-AH714

Aluminum Hammer Set, No. DF-AH714

From Dent Fix Equipment
LS Plug and Play Harness with Tach Adapter

LS Plug and Play Harness with Tach Adapter

From Auto Meter Products Inc.
Alan Tool

Alan Tool

From ProMaxx Tools
Tech Tip: Locating the A/C system leak site

Tech Tip: Locating the A/C system leak site

ArcticPro ACX series

ArcticPro ACX series

From MAHLE Service Solutions
36” Deluxe 5-Drawer Road Box, No. TX362505RBBK

36” Deluxe 5-Drawer Road Box, No. TX362505RBBK

From Extreme Tools, Inc.
 

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