There are situations were your car develops fault far from the reach of a mechanic. Such situation places the car owner in a tough situation and thus is confused on what to do next. However, if you have some tools and a little knowledge of car repairs you could kick start your car and drive off. Below are car repair tool every car owner should have
Helms’ Service Manuals – These essentially tell you how to completely tear your car down and put it back together in excellent visual and textual detail. Extremely useful in trying to figure out how to get to a part or how to take something apart.
Basic garage tool kit: A car jack, support stands, complete sets of open-end and socket wrenches, complete sets of phillips and flathead screwdrivers, drain pan, and a complete set of pliers.
A Multimeter – This is an important tool for testing electrical current throughout the car.
An OBD Code Reader– These might seem expensive, but you plug this into your car, and it will tell you exactly what the problem is, when your “Check Engine” light comes on. There are even types that you plug in and wirelessly connect to your smartphone.