PTEN Daily - Dec 8th, 2023
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December 8, 2023
From a digital tire inflator to a fluid extractor and tool tray, see what other techs and mobile tool distributors were viewing last month.
At the AAPEX show in Las Vegas, Brandon Steckler, technical editor for PTEN, talks with Alex Flores, Senior Technical Director for XTool.
The 2023-24 Purchasing Survey is available now for participants to answer questions about their shop, staff, purchasing habits, and more.
Honda is recalling certain 2015-2020 Acura TLX, 2016-2020 Acura MDX, 2016 and 2018-2019 Pilot, 2017 and 2019 Ridgeline, and 2018-2019 Odyssey vehicles.

As vehicles become increasingly complex, Bosch ADS X scan tools keep you ahead of the curve -- From best-in-class software & OE-level vehicle coverage, to continuously improving speed, performance, & usability.

Discover the cutting-edge Maximus 5.0 diagnostic scan tool, a game-changer for master technicians. The Maximus 5.0 is the most powerful scan tool in the Maximus family, providing lightning-fast performance during the diagnosis and repair of a vehicle. Designed and engineered with advanced technology, the Maximus 5.0 delivers a combination of automotive...
The ARES 3-pc Spring Loaded Universal Joint Magnetic Spark Plug Socket Set, No. 11080, includes three 3/8" drive magnetic spark plugs in 14mm, 9/16", and 5/8" sizes. Constructed of high-quality chrome vanadium material with a polished chrome plated finish for rust and corrosion resistance, each spark plug socket features a spring-loaded universal joint...
The M18 Fuel 1/2" High Torque Impact Wrench with Pin Detent from Milwaukee Tool is designed to provide users with up to 900 ft-lbs of fastening torque and deliver up to 1,100 ft-lbs of nut-busting torque when paired with the M18 Redlithium XC5.0 battery pack. Four-mode drive control gives users the most control over their fasteners, while the bolt ...
The CTA Tools Straight Lock-on Air Chuck Open-Flow, No. 6525, is engineered to deliver nearly instant airflow for fast fill ups. The open design eliminates restrictive valves that slow users down, while open-flow delivers speed and allows air to flow back out when disconnecting. For controlled inflation, users can pair the chuck with an inflator that...
The SearchPoint Concord Rechargeable Flashlight, No. MXN04015, from Maxxeon illuminates an area up to 1,000' away, making it ideal for a wide range of lighting needs. It offers four brightness levels and a strobe option. The flashlight emits up to 2,500 lm for three hours on high and a steady 30 lm for 45 hours when on low. Crafted with durable aluminum...
In this video, Cornwell Quality Tools demonstrates its 10MΩ Digital Multimeter, No. ESC485.
Emily Markham
Editor | PTEN and Professional Distributor