Nothing creates stress like getting a flat tire on the highway, and nothing ruins the look of your car like dull paint on the hood. Keep reading to find out how to avoid expensive auto repairs by being proactive with the right car maintenance tools.
If you don’t know the difference between an alternator and a radiator, this book is for you. With 250 pages of illustrations and explanations on how cars operate in layman's terms, you can be an expert on all things related to auto maintenance in no time.
It may not be as exciting as your personal journal, but keeping track of auto repairs, oil changes or tire rotations is a must. This vehicle maintenance log book keeps your car’s details organized and in one place.
4. DEKOPRO 118-piece professional auto repair tool set
You can’t go wrong by keeping this 118-piece tool kit in your trunk. Plus, you don’t have to be a mechanic to pull out the correct socket or wrench from this sturdy yet compact case filled with easy-to-use car repair tools.
Skip the Windex and paper towels and use this Xindell window-cleaning kit to keep your windows sparkling. The brush has an ergonomic handle with soft microfibers that make your windows shine while also removing dust and dirt without streaking.
Use this car engine camera to stay on top of your engine’s condition by checking under the hood and in the tiniest crevices. It’s a must for any DIY car guy or gal, and it has zoom features and 3D lighting.
Keeping floor mats and seats clean of hair, crumbs and other messes is important. Make vacuuming a regular occurrence with this ThisWorx car vacuum. It’s light yet powerful, thanks to its 106-watt motor.
Lifeline is the exclusive licensee for AAA roadside and emergency safety kits, and this one is a lifesaver. It has everything you could need in an emergency, including a flashlight, jumper cables, screwdrivers and multiple other pieces that keep you prepared in a pinch.
10. TEKTON instant-read digital tire gauge with lighted nozzle
No more stopping at the gas station to check the air in your tires. TEKTON’s handy digital gauge with a lighted nozzle is easy to use, light as a feather and gives you a reading quickly. It also turns itself off after 30 seconds to save battery life.