For this reason, it is important to learn some mechanical skills. However, even with all the mechanical knowledge, without the right tools, nobody can still do anything. In fact, learning some car repair techniques is easy as there are a lot of guides available in the Internet. There are also a lot of guides which tell what tools are needed by car mechanics. For example, the video “How to Change Your Car Oil with Air Power” teaches the viewer what tools are needed to do an oil change. The article “Torque Wrench 101: How to Get Just the Right Amount of Force” teaches the reader how to use torque wrenches for changing tires.
If there is indeed a shortage of car mechanics, and if the cost of service will indeed rise, every car tool a car owner knows how to use will mean fewer car mechanic calls and more savings.