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Basic Tools for Electrical Diagnosis and Repair.

Post by Briano1234 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:07 pm

Here are a few of the tools that I use Regularly when diagnosing Automotive Electrical


1- 45 year old SuperChamps I rarely use them But at the time they were State of the art.
2- Open Diameter Wire Stripper
3- Automatic Wire Stripper
4- Automotive Wire Crimpers Folds the Crimp Inward to the connector.
5- Dental Pick, and Small Straight slot
6- Ratcheting Crimper
7- Various Pliers Small Diagonal cutters, Hemostats, Heavy Diagonal Cutters
Lineman Pliers, Needle Nose
8- Standard VW 2 Wire connector stub
9- Closed Electric Soldering Iron
10- Butane Powered Soldering Iron
11- Multi-meter Can have Duty Cycle and Tach functions.
12- Spark Wire Tester
13- Jumper wires
14- 12V test light.
15- Self Powered Continuity Tester

With these I can usually repair most issues on the MK1 platform.

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