You do not need to be a mechanic to work on your vehicle. On the contrary, some maintenance operations must be known and mastered by all drivers. Moreover, this allows you not to always go to a garage, not to mention the savings on your car budget.
On the other hand, certain tasks must be carried out on a regular basis. Not being complicated, they prevent malfunctions on your car, while allowing you to make some savings.
For example, checking your car’s levels and tire pressure are operations that must be carried out every month. These require very few tools.
Apart from maintenance, some contingencies require having an appropriate toolbox to reduce the damage as well as the bill. This is the case of the puncture which will encourage you to call a tow truck if you do not have the necessary tools. Indeed, the operation can be expensive, while it is within the reach of any driver. Obviously, it is essential to be equipped with the right tools. Otherwise, you risk damaging your car.
The essentials to have in the toolbox
You don’t have to be a mechanic to deal with the unavoidable contingencies of a vehicle. For this, a toolbox is always useful and must contain some essentials:
A wheel wrench.
A tire sealant.
Also, if you are skilled with your hands and more experienced in mechanics, you will need a real toolbox containing pliers, screwdrivers, keys, etc.
Purchasing the toolbox for your vehicle
When purchasing the toolbox for your car, you have two options:
Buy a box and equipment and fill it.
Purchase of a box already filled to which you can add additional equipment.
As for toolboxes designed for mechanics, they are sold on the market and contain the tools needed to work on a vehicle (wrench, screwdriver, etc.)
Finally, you have the option of purchasing an auto tool box from a tool store, auto center, or automotive store. Similarly, you can build it up by buying an empty box from a DIY store. Then, you can get the tools in a store specializing in auto tools.
Cost of a vehicle tool box
The cost of a toolbox depends on the brand and quality of equipment you wish to purchase. In addition, it also depends on your choice to buy a ready-made kit or to compose your box with the tools of your choice.
Here are the choices available to you:
Complete toolbox kit consisting of 120 pieces: around 200 euros. Although you will need to add to this equipment a multimeter, the battery cables, the cutter, the candles or the jack.
Less complete tool box: from 50 euros. This set is intended for inexperienced mechanics.
Box of bits and sockets: around 20 euros.
Concretely, to maintain your car, there are essentials that you must have in your toolbox. It is recommended to build your toolbox according to your level. In other words, it is useless to have 150 parts if you have only a few notions in mechanics. In any case, it is essential to invest in quality tools to deal with the unexpected in complete safety.
At Ouiglass Niort , our priorities are your safety and well-being. Thus, to maintain your vehicle, it is also essential to remain vigilant as to the condition of your windshield and car windows. For any intervention, we offer you the deductible or a check for 100 euros. Do not hesitate to contact us by telephone on 05 49 24 22 04 or to make an appointment on our website.