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49-3023.02 - Automotive Specialty Technicians   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Tools

Acoustic sensors
  • Mechanics' stethoscopes
Adjustable widemouth pliers
  • Radiator hose pinchoff pliers
Air compressors
Ammeters
Anvils
Automotive cleaners
  • Fuel injection cleaners
Automotive exhaust emission analyzers
  • Exhaust analyzers
Automotive honing machine
  • Brake cylinder hones
Awls
Bar code reader equipment
  • Code readers
Battery acid hydrometers
  • Battery hydrometers
Battery chargers
  • Battery jump starters
Bench vises
  • Vises
Bolt cutters
Borescope inspection equipment
  • Borescopes
Box end wrenches
  • Ratcheting box wrenches
Brake drum lathe
  • Brake drum lathes
  • Rotor/drum brake lathes
Brake repair kits
  • Brake shoe tools
  • Disc brake pad spreaders
  • Shoe retaining spring tools
Calipers
  • Dial calipers
Catalytic combustion analyzers
Circuit tester
  • Circuit testers
  • Continuity testers
  • Test lights
Combination wrenches
Compressed air gun
  • Pneumatic chassis lubriguns
Compression testers
  • Compression analyzers
Cutting die
  • Metal cutting dies
Deburring tool
  • Deburring tools
Desktop computers
Diagonal cut pliers
  • Diagonal cutting pliers
Dial indicator or dial gauge
  • Dial indicators
Dollies
  • Auto body dollies
Drill press or radial drill
  • Drill presses
  • Workshop presses
Dynamometers
Engine ignition systems
  • Dwell meters
Engine or vehicle stands
  • Engine stands
  • Frame racks
  • Jack stands
Feeler gauges
  • Spark plug gapping tools
Grease guns
Hacksaw
  • Hacksaws
Hammers
  • Wheel weight hammers
Hand clamps
  • Clutch holding tools
Hand reamer
  • Reamers
Heat guns
Heat tracing equipment
  • Infrared digital thermometers
Hex keys
  • Allen wrenches
Hoists
  • Chain hoists
Hole gauge
  • Bore gauges
Hose cutter
  • Hose cutters
Hydraulic press brake
  • Hydraulic shop presses
Impact wrenches
Inspection mirror
  • Inspection mirrors
Jacks
  • Transmission jacks
Laser printers
Leak testing equipment
  • Combustion leak detectors
  • Leak detection smoke machines
  • Light emitting diode LED leak detector lights
Levels
  • Laser levels
Liquid leak detectors
  • Leak detectors
  • Refrigerant leak detectors
Locking pliers
  • Channel lock pliers
Magnetic tools
  • Magnetic pickup tools
Metal inert gas welding machine
  • Metal inert gas MIG welders
Mill saw file
  • Single-cut mill saw files
Multi gas monitors
  • Refrigerant identifiers
Multimeters
  • Clamp-on multimeters
Needlenose pliers
Nibblers
Nut drivers
Ohmmeters
Oil gun
  • Oil injectors
Open end wrenches
  • Crescent wrenches
Organic light emitting displays
  • Scan tools
Oscilloscopes
Oxygen sensors
Paint sprayers
Personal computers
Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
  • Personal digital assistants PDA
Pipe or tube cutter
  • Exhaust/tail pipe cutters
  • Tube cutters
Pipe wrenches
Plasma arc welding machine
  • Plasma cutters
Pneumatic drill
  • Pneumatic drills
Pneumatic hammer
  • Air chisels
  • Air hammers
Pneumatic impact wrenches
  • Air wrenches
  • Butterfly air wrenches
  • Pneumatic wrenches
Pneumatic sanding machines
  • Pneumatic orbital sanders
  • Sandblasters
Pneumatic vacuum equipment
  • Brake bleeders
  • Hydraulic bleed tools
  • Pneumatic fluid evacuators
  • Pressure brake bleeders
Power buffers
  • Buffers
  • Polishers
Power drills
  • Angle drills
Power flaring tool
  • Flaring tools
Power grinders
Power riveter
  • Rivet guns
Power sanders
Power saws
  • Reciprocating saws
Pressure indicators
  • Diesel modulator shift testers
  • Engine oil pressure testers
  • Manifold gauge sets
Pressure or steam cleaners
  • Steam cleaning equipment
Pry bars
Pullers
  • Ball joint separators
  • Dent pullers
  • Gear pullers
  • Hand pullers
  • Power pullers
  • Slide hammers
Punches or nail sets or drifts
  • Punches
Rasps
  • Stickleback rasps
Ratchets
Refrigerant compressors
  • Air conditioner chargers
Remote reading thermometers
  • Non-contact thermometers
Retaining ring pliers
  • External snap ring pliers
  • Internal retaining ring pliers
Safety glasses
Screw extractors
  • Screw extractor sets
Screwdrivers
  • Phillips head screwdrivers
  • Straight blade screwdrivers
Scribers
Shears
Shielded metal arc welding or stick welding machine
  • Shielded arc welding tools
Socket sets
  • Antenna socket sets
  • Socket wrench sets
Soldering iron
  • Soldering irons
Spark plug tester
  • Ignition testers
Spark plug wrench
  • Spark plug sockets
Specialty wrenches
  • Breaker bars
  • Clutch wrenches
  • Filter wrenches
  • Offset brake wrenches
  • Oil filter wrenches
  • Ratcheting gear wrenches
Speed sensors
  • Revolutions per minute RPM gauges
Steering wheel puller
  • Steering wheel column pivot pin pullers
Strap wrenches
Stripping tools
  • Wire strippers
Tachometers
  • Laser photo tachometers
Tape measures
Taps
  • Metal cutting taps
Tire changing machines
Tire pressure gauge
  • Tire pressure gauges
Torque wrenches
Torx keys
Trim or molding tools
  • Scrapers
Tube bending machine
  • Tubing benders
Utility knives
Vacuum gauges
Vacuum pumps
Valve seat cutter
  • Valve seating equipment
Voltage or current meters
  • Alternator testers
  • In-line ignition spark testers
  • Spark plug testers
  • Voltmeters
Welding masks
Welding or soldering kit
  • Spot welding kits
Wheel alignment equipment
  • Computerized suspension analyzers
  • Wheel alignment machines
Wheel balancing equipment
  • Strobe wheel balancing systems for heavy vehicles
  • Wheel balancers
Wheel nut or lug wrench
  • Lug wrenches
Winches
Wire brushes
Wire cutters
Workshop cranes

Technology

Accounting software
  • ARSIS Automotive Repair Shop Invoice System software
Analytical or scientific software
  • Hunter WinAlign
  • Nexiq Tech HDS Suite for Palm
Data base reporting software
  • Genisys Fast Fixes
  • Pathfinder software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
Facilities management software
  • Alliance Automotive Shop Controller
  • Amcom AUTOS2000
  • CC2/CC3 body shop management software
  • Mitchell OnDemand5 Manager
  • Scott Systems MaxxTraxx Pro
  • Snap-On ShoKey
Information retrieval or search software
  • Online service manual database software
  • Technical manual database software
Internet browser software
Project management software
  • Estimating software

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