Garage Equipment

Other specialized auto part tools used by mechanics include tire pressure gauges, oil filter wrenches and cutter tools, steering wheel lock plate tools, clutch alignment tools, strut spring compressors and spark plug sockets and gauge tools.You can't have too many hammers in your automotive tool collection! Most hammers used in auto repair fit into the "machinist's hammer" classification. The most common of these are the ball peen hammer, the cross peen hammer and the straight peen hammer.

Equipment needed in every auto garage

Difference between a mechanic and a technician

Some think these words are interchangeable, but in fact a mechanic is different from a technician.A big difference between mechanics and technicians is that mechanics use their hands to fix things, while technicians use computers to diagnose problems.