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    GearWrench 3289 Oil Pressure Check Kit For The At Home Mechanic

    June 17th, 2015

    The GearWrench 3289 Oil Pressure Check Kit tests engine oil pressure at the oil filter on most cars and trucks. The kit has five different adapters which are included for both domestic and imported engines. The Gauge is calibrated from 0 to 100 PSI and weighs 2.65 pounds. The Positives Gets the job done even […]

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    This Car Diagnostic Tool Offers An Economic Way To Check DTC Codes

    March 21st, 2011

    Small product picture of a car diagnostic tool.

    Today’s technology has made nearly everything around us more efficient and, one might argue, smarter than those using the technology. For instance, our cars now come with a myriad of sensors built in to tell us when trouble is afoot with our vehicle so we can get it in for service. However, no technology is perfect and from time to time warning lights go off that we do not know the meaning for. Even worse, some warning lights consistently go off with no reason. A dealership or auto repair shop may charge you upwards of $75 just to run a car diagnostic tool test. Why pay though when you do this step yourself with the Autel MaxiScan Scan Tool.

    The Autel MaxiScan Scan Tool is capable of pulling both general and manufacturer specific Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) for your vehicle and displays them on an easy to read LCD screen. The model includes other features such as a multilingual menu, DTC definition lookup software, and a 16-pin OBD-II connector. There are a number of diagnostic code reading devices available, many of which come with much higher price tags. Many of the more expensive models come with more features and extra accessories that the Autel MaxiScan does not provide. Although the majority of online reviewers found their Autel diagnostic code reader to be incredibly useful, there were many others who were not convinced of the unit’s abilities.

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    Accutire Digital Tire Gauge Includes An Easy To Read LCD Display

    February 17th, 2011

    Small product picture of an accutire digital tire gauge.

    The open road calls to every American at some point in their life, beckoning them to partake in the twists and turns of country highways or the wide open lanes of a 70 mph interstate. Proper preparation is a must for any road trip, especially long ones, and forgetting even the tiniest of things could come back to bite you later on. One of the easiest tasks, and often most overlooked, is checking your tire pressure. This task is made quick and simple with the help of the Accutire digital tire gauge. Everything about this Accutire tire gauge is easy to use. The Accutire tire pressure gauge, features a simple, angled design for easy use while reading tire pressure.

    The guessing game has been removed thanks to Accutire’s large LCD display screen. The digital tire gauge even features an automatic shutoff valve to prevent deflation of the tire in pursuit of a pressure reading. There are several digital tire gauges for users to choose from on the internet. Many of them are roughly the same price with this particular model from Accutire costing the least amount of money. Sturdier construction and programmable settings are what push competitors in front of this model. While many online viewers were pleased with the Accutire electronic tire gauge, there were a large number of people who were very critical of the product. The largest single complaint was cheap construction.

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