Do You Know How to Use 10 Special Car Tools?

Some equipment in car maintenance may not be used in daily life, but it is still necessary to know about it. Here I am going to introduce 10 special car tools to everyone.

1.spark plug socket

The spark plug socket is used to remove the spark plug of the engine, and is divided into 16mm and 21mm according to the size. When using, choose spark plug sleeves with different heights and radial dimensions according to the assembly position of the spark plug and the size of the hexagon of the spark plug. After unscrewing the spark plug, prevent the spark plug from falling to the ground.

2.Oil Filter Cap Wrench Socket Removal Tool Set

Oil filter element: The oil filter element is the oil filter. The function of the oil filter is to filter out the sundries, colloids and moisture in the oil, and to deliver clean oil to each lubricating part.

3.Coil Spring Compressor

A spring compressor is among the most infamous tools available to home auto mechanics. Its job and operation are straightforward: It just squeezes a spring so that you can remove or install it from a car.

4.Ball joint removal tools

Ball joint installer and remover tools are useful for replacing the linkages that connect a control arm to a wheel hub. These joints are designed to stand up to impact when a vehicle travels over bumps in the road or potholes and sustain pressure as the vehicle starts or stops moving.


A puller is a tool used to remove parts such as bearings, pulleys or gears from a shaft. They have legs, typically two or three which circle around the back or inside of a part and they also have a forcing screw which centres up against the end of a shaft.

6.Disc Brake Caliper Piston Tool 

The Capri Tools Disc Brake Piston Tool is a must have tool for changing your rear disc brake pads or rotors. Used with a 3/8 in. ratchet, the tool rotates and compresses rear disc brake piston back into the brake caliper, so you can reinstall the brake caliper after changing brake pads or rotors.

7.Valve spring compressor removal tool

Allow valve spring and valve stem oil seals to be replaced with the cylinder head. Tool spring depth reach grips to retainer are adjustable to fit most large and small spring applications.

8.Piston ring compressor

The piston ring compressor is a special tool that is specifically designed for compressing the piston rings when a piston is re-installed. This is accomplished by opening the piston ring compressor enough so that the piston will slide into the opening.

9.Car jack

Designed to help you lift the weight of a vehicle, car jacks are an essential component found in every repair garage. If you work as a professional mechanic or you want to manage your own vehicle repairs, jacks are necessary for a variety of tasks.

10.Engine engine hoist

It is a common repair tool used in vehicle repair shops to remove or install gasoline or diesel engines in small and crowded vehicle engine compartments. It uses a heavy cantilevered support structure to hold the engine in mid-air so that the mechanic can carefully connect or disconnect fragile hoses and wires on the engine to the frame of the vehicle.

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