Thexton Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Edina, MN 55439

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About Thexton Manufacturing Company, Inc.

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6539 Cecilia Circle
Edina, MN 55439
http://www.thexton.com
800-328-6277
952-831-5938

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Established in 1907, Thexton is celebrating over 100 years of manufacturing and delivering great tool ideas to the automotive market. Automotive specialty tools remain the primary focus geared specifically for the professional auto mechanic and technician.

Products & Press Releases

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Lifts and Lifting Equipment

Lift Alignment Tool, No. 962

April 18, 2024
The Thexton Lift Alignment Tool, No. 962, is designed to streamline the positioning of lift arms to vehicle lift points. With the capability to position both front and rear arms...
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Tire and Wheel Large Equipment

Tire Wrench Support Stand, No. 967

April 16, 2024
The Tire Wrench Support Stand, No. 967, from Thexton is a steel support stand that includes multiple support points, ensuring alignment. The stand is 29.5" and is designed to ...
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Electrical System Tools & Equipment

Best Angle Back Probe, No. 960

Sept. 7, 2023
The Thexton Best Angle Back Probe, No. 960, is designed to access electrical circuits from the rear of the connector to prevent piercing wires and possibly damaging the circuit...
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Electrical System Tools & Equipment

Extended Back Probe Spoons, No. 914X

Feb. 1, 2023
The Thexton Extended Back Probe Spoons, No. 914X, are designed to access electrical circuits from the rear of the connector to prevent piercing wires and possibly damaging the...
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Specialty Tools

Magnetic Strut Rod Lock, No. 939

Aug. 4, 2021
The Thexton Magnetic Strut Rod Lock, No. 939, is an upgrade to the company's Hood/Tailgate Prop, No. 430. It fits strut rods up to 9/16” in diameter and a magnet has been added...
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Electrical System Tools & Equipment

Master Terminal Tool Kit, No. 935

Oct. 9, 2020
The Thexton Master Terminal Tool Kit, No. 935, includes the tools needed to quickly and easily disassemble connectors to remove faulty terminals. Each tool is specially designed...
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Dodge Promaster Wheel Pilot Pins, No. 910

July 8, 2020
The Thexton Dodge Promaster Wheel Pilot Pins, No. 910, are designed to allow the technician to hang the wheel without having to balance the wheel on the lip of the hub. It also...
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Electrical System Tools & Equipment

Back Probe Spoons, No. 914

June 22, 2020
The Thexton Back Probe Spoons, No. 914, are designed to access electrical circuits from the rear of the connector to prevent piercing wires and possibly damaging the circuit. ...
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Repair Information Sources

Relay Bypass Kit, No. 927

April 1, 2020
The Thexton Manufacturing Relay Bypass Kit, No. 927, allows technicians to bypass relays to test and activate components. It also tests circuitry to determine faulty wiring. The...
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Specialty Tools

Wire Insertion Tool Kit, No. 926

April 1, 2020
The Thexton Wire Insertion Tool Kit, No. 926, is ideal for installing wires for audio electronics, aftermarket lighting, alarm systems, remote start, and more. The long steel ...

Articles & News

Most Wanted Tools June 2023
Tool Distributor

Most Wanted Tools: June 2023

The TC001, Extended Back Probe Spoons, and GLUEMAX Glue Repair Station are some of this month's most popular tools and equipment among auto repair techs.
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Tool Distributor

Sneak Peek: March 2023

Some popular products from this month's sneak peek include the X-431 Torque 5, the Extended Back Probe Spoons, the LED Penlight, and more.
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Tool Reviews

Tool Review: Thexton Circuit Energizer

April 12, 2022
Reviewed by Brin Kline shop owner/technician at Assured Auto Works in Melbourne, Fla.
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Tool Reviews

Tool Review: Thexton Manufacturing Wire Insertion Tool Kit, No. 926

Feb. 10, 2022
Reviewed by Lou Fort, lead technician at K.A.R.S. Inc. in Huntingburg, Indiana.
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Tool Distributor

In Focus: Master Cylinder Brake Bleeder and Plug Kit

Feb. 6, 2020
The bleeder adapters fit most makes and models to remove air from the master cylinder.
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Tool Distributor

In Focus: Professional Deutsch Terminal Release Tool Kit, No. 588

The Professional Deutsch Terminal Release Tool Kit is designed for any repair or maintenance that involves replacing a terminal or faulty wire leading into a terminal in Deutsch...
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Tool Distributor

In Focus: Thexton Hood/Tailgate Prop

The Thexton Hood/Tailgate Prop aids in holding up the hood or tailgate when working under the hood or in the back of an SUV.
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Tool Distributor

In Focus: Thexton Extended Small Engine Spark Tester

The Thexton Extended Small Spark Engine Tester is designed to help with repairs that involve the ignition coil.
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Tool Distributor

In Focus: Thexton Disc-Type (EG) Anti-Freeze Tester

This tester helps solve problems with loss of cooling and corrosion effectiveness.
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Tool Distributor

In Focus: Thexton THX108 DEF-CHEK Professional Tester

Tool tests diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) concentration for heavy duty trucks.

Videos & Resources

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VIDEO: Thexton Manufacturing Back Probe Spoons

Aug. 7, 2020
In this video, Thexton Manufacturing provides an overview of their Back Probe Spoons, No. 914.
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VIDEO: Thexton Manufacturing Relay Bypass Kit

Aug. 7, 2020
In this video, Thexton Manufacturing provides a demonstration of their Relay Bypass Kit, No. 927.
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Undercar

VIDEO: Thexton 832 GM Single Spring Release Tool (W Spring)

May 1, 2017
This video demonstrated how the Thexton GM Single Spring Release Tool, No. 832, works.
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Battery and Electrical

VIDEO: Thexton Adjustable Small Engine Spark Tester

April 19, 2016
A video demonstration of the Texton Adjustable Small Engine Spark Tester, No. THX823.
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Thexton Automotive Specialty Tools Video

July 2, 2012
Thexton specializes in automotive testing tools, diagnostic equipment and professional automotive specialty tools for auto mechanic technicians.

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Engine Service and Repair Tools

Adjustable Small Engine Spark Tester, No. 823

Feb. 12, 2020
The Thexton Adjustable Small Engine Spark Tester, No. 823, is designed to aid the technician in diagnosing problems in ignition systems, without having to remove any ignition ...
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Brake Service and Tools

Master Cylinder Brake Bleeder and Plug Kit, No. 849

Jan. 9, 2020
The Thexton Master Cylinder Brake Bleeder and Plug Kit, No. 849, includes long-lasting aluminum adapters for SAE and metric fittings. Bleeder adapters fit most makes and models...
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Repair Information Sources

Portable Trailer Light Tester

March 18, 2019
Thexton's Portable Trailer Light Tester has alligator clamps that allow it to be used with any power source (i.e. jump pack, battery). This product has an 8A breaker for circuit...
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Battery Service and Testing

Circuit Energizer, No. 852

Feb. 28, 2019
The Thexton Circuit Energizer, No. 852, designed to help technicians diagnose motors, actuators, solenoids and more. This tool uses a 12V power source that most technicians already...
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Specialty Tools

Hood/Tailgate Prop, No. 430

Nov. 5, 2018
The Thexton Hood/Tailgate Prop, No. 430, is designed to eliminate the use of clumsy sticks or props. This tool clamps to weak gas cylinder lifts to hold up the hood or tailgate...
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Electrical System Tools & Equipment

Back Probe Kit, No. 490

Oct. 29, 2018
The Thexton Back Probe Kit, No. 490, features sharp and small diameter probes that slide along the wire into the connector to back probe the circuit. There is no need to disconnect...
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Engine Service and Repair Tools

Extended Small Engine Spark Tester, No. 862

Oct. 29, 2018
The Thexton Extended Small Engine Spark Tester, No. 862, is designed for small engines and has a long lead. The third "grounding pin" allows the spark to jump the gap in non-battery...
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Specialty Tools

GM "W" Rear Brake Tool, No. 832

Oct. 29, 2018
The Thexton GM "W" Rear Brake Tool, No. 832, works on large and small "W" springs commonly found on older trucks, SUVs and cars (2009 and older models). The inside design of this...
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Electrical System Tools & Equipment

Terminal Release Tool Kit Master, No. 495

Oct. 29, 2018
The Thexton Terminal Release Tool Kit Master, No. 495, includes terminal tools to quickly and easily disassemble automotive connectors to remove faulty terminals. It eliminates...
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Diagnostic Test Equipment

Professional DEF Tester, No. 108

Oct. 29, 2018
The Thexton Professional DEF Tester, No. 108, is a Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tester that features urea concentrate testing and temperature compensating discs that test hot or...
Anti Freeze Tester
Tools

Disc-Type (EG) Anti-Freeze Tester, No. 106

Oct. 19, 2018
The Thexton Disc-Type (EG) Anti-Freeze Tester, No. 106, is a professional disc-type 16-1/4" tester that is accurate at all temperatures, the company says. This tool tests eythlene...
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Repair Information Sources

Portable Trailer Light Tester, No. 838

Feb. 7, 2017
The Thexton Portable Trailer Light Tester, No. 838, utilizes alligator clips that allow it to be used with any power source. This lightweight, handheld 12V tester features an ...
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Specialty Tools

VW/Audi Lock Carrier Tool Set, No. 837

Feb. 7, 2017
Pins in the Thexton VW/Audi Lock Carrier Tool Set, are used to slide out the front carrier to service components (i.e. timing belt, water pump, etc.) at the front of the engine...
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Engine Service and Repair Tools

Heater Core Back Flush Tool with Air Assist, No. 815

Feb. 7, 2017
The Thexton Heater Core Back Flush Tool with Air Assist, No. 815, fits 1/2”, 5/8” and 3/4" heater hoses, and a 1/8" NPT for shop air fitting. A basic garden hose hook-up cleans...
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Specialty Tools

GM "W" Rear Brake Tool, No. 832

Aug. 2, 2016
The Thexton GM "W" Rear Brake Tool, No. 832, works on large and small "W" springs commonly found on older trucks, SUVs and cars (2009 and older models). The inside design of this...
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Tire and Wheel Service Small Tools

Rapid Core Remover, No. 819

March 22, 2016
The Thexton Rapid Core Remover, No. 819, attaches directly to a drill, or it can be used by hand. The 4-in/lb clutch prevents over-tightening. The tool fits most common size Schrader...
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PTEN announces 2015 Innovation Award winners

Aug. 4, 2015
With 117 product entries, top products in 26 categories have been recognized.
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Diagnostics and Drivability

In Focus: Thexton Manufacturing GM Stuck Spare Tire Release Kit

This kit is designed to release the secondary locking mechanism on GM spare tires, which is currently on 13 million vehicles on the U.S. roads today.
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

GM Stuck Spare Tire Release Kit, No. THX805

Dec. 17, 2014
The Thexton Manufacturing GM Stuck Spare Tire Release Kit, No. THX805, can release the secondary latch on most GM trucks and SUVs from 2002-2012. This latch commonly rusts or ...
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Specialty Tools

Dodge Dart Wheel Stud Pilot Pins, No. THX503

Sept. 9, 2014
The Thexton Dodge Dart Wheel Stud Pilot Pins, No. THX503, fit 2013 to present Dodge Darts. These pilot pins allow technicians to hang the wheel and tire without having to balance...
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The Garage

In Focus: Thexton TH513 Delphi Jumper Wire and Circuit Replacement Kit

This kit provides all the necessary tools to help test and replace defective Delphi terminals or connectors.
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Tools

TH513 Delphi Jumper Wire and Circuit Replacement Kit

April 8, 2014
The Thexton TH513 Delphi Jumper Wire and Circuit Replacement Kit is designed to test and replace defective Delphi terminals. This kit includes all of the necessary jumper wires...
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Tool Distributor

In Focus: Thexton Wheel Stud Pilot Pins

Feb. 1, 2013
Specialty tool helps prevent the wheels of many BMWs from falling during service.
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Suspension and Steering Service Tools

Wheel Stud Pilot Pins No. THX 498

Sept. 7, 2012
Thexton's 14mm X 1.25 Wheel Stud Pilot Pins, No. THX 498, have M14 X 1.25 thread to help prevent the wheels of many BMWs from falling during service. The tool fits BMW 7 Series...
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Repair Information Sources

DEF Chek tester No. THX 108

July 31, 2012
Thexton Manufacturing Co. introduces the DEF-Chek Tester, No. THX 108, a Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tester that features urea concentrate testing and temperature compensating ...
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Tool Reviews

Tool Review: Thexton Extended Electrical Back Probe Kit

March 5, 2012
Reviewer finds great everyday use for any electrical repairs.
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Tools

Terminal Release Tool Kit, No. 493

Sept. 21, 2011
Thexton Manufacturing offers the Terminal Release Tool Kit, No. 493, to quickly and easily disassemble automotive connectors to remove faulty terminals. These tools eliminate ...
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Tools

THX404 Adjustable Ignition Spark Tester

Sept. 21, 2011
The Thexton Manufacturing THX404 Adjustable Ignition Spark Tester works on ignition systems from high energy electronic automotive systems to small engines. This tool tests for...
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Specialty Tools

Heavy Duty Wheel Stud Pilot Pins, No. 591

Aug. 9, 2011
The new Thexton Heavy Duty Wheel Stud Pilot Pins, No. 591, work like sleeves to slip over truck wheel studs and hold the wheel in position for starting the stud nuts. These pilot...
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Tools

Extended Electrical Back Probe Kit, No. 490X

May 23, 2011
Thexton's Extended Electrical Back Probe Kit, No. 490X, allows the technician to back probe connectors easily without having to remove the terminal. The extension wire makes it...
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Specialty Tools

Cooling Systems Backflush Tool, No. 356

March 4, 2011
Thexton’s Cooling Systems Backflush Tool, No. 356, fits 1/2”, 5/8”, and 3/4” heater hoses, and uses a standard garden hose for water. The basic garden hose hook-up cleans cooling...
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Electrical System Tools & Equipment

Heavy Duty Electrical Back Probe Kit, No. 490-M

Feb. 17, 2011
Thexton Manufacturing's Angeled Electrical Back Probe Kits, No. 490-M, provide the technician with an assortment of back probe pins which gives the user access to the back probe...
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The Garage

In Focus: Thexton's Professional Deutsch Terminal Release Tool Kit

Aug. 17, 2010
Thexton's Professional Deutsch Terminal Release Tool Kit, No. 588 includes three different tools to fit 14-16, 16-18 and 20-24 gauge wire sizes, plus size 14, 16 and 20 contacts...
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Brake Service and Tools

Universal Master Cylinder Plug Kit, No. 803P

June 24, 2010
The Thexton Universal Master Cylinder Plug Kit, No. 803P, enables the technician to isolate the master cylinder from other brake components. It tests whether the internal seals...
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Tools

90-degree Electronic Back Probe Kit, No. THX 490-90

June 11, 2010
Thexton Manufacturing's 90-degree Electronic Back Probe Kit, No. THX 490-90, features sharp, small diameter probes that slide along the wire into the connector to back probe circuits...
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Brake Service and Tools

Universal Master Cylinder Bleeder Kit No. 803X

June 1, 2009
The Thexton Universal Master Cylinder Bleeder Kit, No. 803X, allows technicians to bleed master cylinders on or off the vehicle. The kit includes long-lasting aluminum adapters...
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Suspension and Steering Service Tools

Wheel Stud Pilot Pins, Nos. 499 and 500

July 15, 2008
Thexton Wheel Stud Pilot Pins help mount wheels on hubs that do not use wheel studs including Audi, BMW and Mercedes vehicles. Thexton offers to styles including part no. 499 ...
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Cleaning Supplies and Equipment

high pressure air/water cleaning wand 467A

March 4, 2008
Thexton's high pressure air/water cleaning wand, No. 467A, uses special tips to deliver air or water at a 90-degree angle. The wand reaches 24" between radiators and condensors...
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Cordless Tools

Small Fastener Removal Tool, No. 482

June 25, 2007
Rusted, frozen screws and bolts can defy virtually every effort to turn them out. But Thexton's Small Fastener Removal Tool, No. 482, takes a different approach. It uses a burst...