oil filter wrench


oil filter wrench
A special automotive tool for the removal and installation of oil filters; they come in a variety of shapes, e.g., as strap wrenches, chain wrenches, or special cup-style end cap oil filter wrenches

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Strap wrench — A strap wrench is any of various types of wrench that grip an object via a strap or chain being pulled in tension around it until it firmly grips. High static friction keeps it from slipping. Many strap wrenches have built in handles. Others are… …   Wikipedia

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