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Useful gadgets and gadgets for inspection, diagnostics and checking of a car before purchase

Thanks to the gadgets used in the inspection of vehicles, it is possible not only to quickly, but also better identify the various defects in the car inspected. Such useful devices can be bought at the notorious Aliexpress site, especially since they are not very expensive. So, it is strongly recommended to get such a set of assistants, so that you did not have to pay once again for inspection of the car to the service station.

Such a set can be bought for 3000 rubles, at the same service station for such money would be able to check all a couple of three cars. In addition, such gadgets will quickly pay off: they can be rented out.

Thickness meter

This device allows to determine, what thickness is in the LKP, for all manufacturers of vehicles it is 0.7 – 1.8 mm. So, if at the moment of the measurements he showed the figure in such a range, then, of course, you can be sure that the car is not battered and not subject to repainting. In an emergency car in any case, it will have to retract the body and putty, which means the layer of putty and coating will differ from the indicated indicators. If the thickness gauge shows 1.9 – 2.4 mm, then you can be 100% convinced that this place was hit hard and the vehicle was rifled.
Thickness meter

OBD scanner ELM 327

The scanner can quickly connect to the computer and find out a lot about the vehicle. This device is connected via OBD2 and transmitted to the cellphone or tablet on a cellphone or tablet, which should necessarily be installed on the program for free download with Plake Market or Apple Store.

With such programs you can scan engine errors and reset them. In addition, these programs will show the parameters of the machine online: fuel consumption, LW temperature, power unit revs, air pressure, sensor readings, DMRV, oxygen sensor, etc. The VIN-number of the body can also be learned on the bluetooth, which is very important when comparing with the documents when purchasing a car.
OBD scanner ELM 327

Endoscope

The purpose of this gadget is to detect defects and various kinds of breakdowns in hard-to-reach places of the car. Comes with this device from a flexible WiFi camera and providing illumination with a light element. This device has a Micro USB plug-in connector.

With the help of an endoscope you can examine the engine and other components and units of the vehicle without disassembling them. Suppose, after turning off the spark plugs and pushing the device into the cylinder, you can see the piston group on the display of your smartphone or tablet computer, checking the state of the valve of the head of the block of cylinders. In case of detecting on the mirror surface GBC traces of defects or other defects, it is desirable to refuse from buying a car, as it may be necessary to replace or overhaul the engine in the near future.
Endoscope

LED lantern

With insufficient lighting, you can easily see some defects in the car. So, the flashlight should always be used, and it does not matter what time of day. With the help of a telescoping flashlight it is very convenient to look under the hood of the car. It easily bends in either direction and with it you can climb into any, even the most difficult places where a simple flashlight will not help.
LED lantern

The mirror

Telescopic mirror can be used together with a telescoping lantern when checking the vehicle. There are such models of cars, on which without a mirror it is not possible to see the number of the engine. The mirror will allow you to inspect the driver’s side to the side of the engine, for, on the one hand, virtually no one tries to hide oil deposits or traces of antifreeze.
inspection mirror

Manometer

Every motorist must always have a pressure gauge. In vehicles that have experienced a serious accident, the body geometry is disturbed and in the process of movement the car can be pulled to the right or to the left.

Some tricky dealers of cars, when selling a car bat intentionally, reduce the pressure in the wheels on the opposite side of the driveway. In this way, they align the course of the car’s motion in a straight line. So, when visually detecting the difference in the pumping of automobile tires, it is necessary to check up what pressure in them.
Manometer

Stethoscope

If at the moment of inspection of the car is heard some strange noise from the engine, then the stethoscope will help to determine the cause of the sound. The way of attaching to the different places a unit of a probe, which is a kind of hearing aid device, can be heard all that is happening in cylinders. A uniform noise must come from a working engine. The cause of the whistle with the stethoscope will be detected faster.

From the above it is clear that modern gadgets are always ready to help each person with defects in the car. However, the cost of such devices is many times cheaper than a trip to the car service center. So, one should not neglect the gifts of civilization during the inspection of motor vehicles.
Stethoscope

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