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Required Tool List

Each participant in the Automotive Service Technology GM Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) is required to purchase, or possess by the start of the first co-op period, all of the tools listed below. Students will purchase one of each item unless otherwise stated.

¼ Inch Drive

  • Drive deep metric socket: 4-15mm
  • Drive handle
  • Drive ratchet: 4 to 5½ inch in length
  • Drive socket set 3/16-3/8 inch (recommended)
  • Extension 2 inch
  • Extension 6 inch

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½ Inch Drive

  • Adapter: ¼ to 3/8 inch
  • Adapter: 3/8 to ½ inch
  • Breaker bar: 18 inch
  • Drive extension: 3 inch
  • Drive extension: 10 inch
  • Drive impact socket: 19mm
  • Drive impact socket: 20mm
  • Drive impact socket: ¾ and 13/16 inch
  • Drive ratchet: 10 inch in length
  • Drive socket set: 7/16 to 1 inch

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3/8 Inch Drive

  • Drive deep metric sockets - 6mm, 8-15mm, 17mm, 20mm
  • Drive deep socket set: ¼-7/8 6 point (recommended)
  • Drive extension: 1 inch
  • Drive extension: 3 inch
  • Drive extension: 12 inch
  • Drive ratchet: approximately 8 inch
  • Drive socket set: - ¼ to 7/8 inch
  • Drive spark plug sockets: 5/8 inch and 1 3/16 inch (flex recommended)
  • Set Torx drive bits
  • Universal

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Pliers

  • Adjustable joint (channel lock): 12 inch
  • Diagonal cutting
  • Needle nose
  • Slip joint
  • Vise grip: 10 inch

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Screwdrivers

All screwdrivers should be purchased as a set.

  • Phillips: #1, #2 and #3 (total of 3)
  • Straight blade: stub, small, medium, medium large, large (total of 5)
  • Torx drive

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Wrenches

All wrenches should be purchased as a set.

  • Allen: metric
  • Allen: standard shank
  • Combination box and open end: ¼ to 1 inch
  • Crescent: 10 inch
  • Flare: metric
  • Flare: standard
  • Metric combination: 9-19mm

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Miscellaneous

  • Brake tools: return, hold down
  • Brass drift
  • Chisels: 7/16, 5/8 inch (total of 2)
  • Feeler gauges: flat, metric and standard graduations (set)
  • Flashlight, with batteries
  • Feeler gauge: brass (set)
  • Gasket scraper
  • Hand file flat with handle 10 inch
  • Hammer: ball peen (set)
  • Hammer: plastic tip
  • Inspection mirror
  • Knife
  • Measuring tape
  • Oil filter wrenches
  • Pick-up magnet
  • Prybar: pinch or crowbar
  • Punches: 1/8, 3/16, 5/16 inch (total of 3)
  • Punch: center
  • Rubber mallet
  • Safety goggles/glasses (instructor approved only)
  • Spark plug gap adjusting tool: round wire type 0.024 to 0.080 inch
  • Steel rule: 6 inch graduated in 1/64 inch
  • Test light: 12 volt
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • Tool chest, lockable with drawers
  • Valve core remover

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