1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench
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AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench

Part No. AC68 Warranty Details  
1/2" Drive click torque wrench. Nickel chrome-plated alloy steel. Torque range 10 to 150 ft.-lbs. in 1 lb. graduations. Ratchet style with engraved scale. Meets or exceeds ANSI specifications.
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Accuracy:4%
Adjustment Increments:1 ft lb
Adjustment Type:Torque Increments (ft. lb.)
Calibration Method:30-90-150 ft lb
Color/Finish:Nickel / Chrome
Drive Size:0.5 in
Flex Head Type:No
Length:17.81 in
Maximum Torque:150 ft-lb
Ratcheting:Yes
Torque Range:10 ft Lb-150 ft lb
Type:Adjustable Click

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AutoCraft1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench
 
3.8

(based on 56 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good grip (36)
  • Durable (31)
  • Good power output (22)
  • Versatile (15)
  • Lightweight (13)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (6)
  • Limited function (6)
  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Regular maintenance (30)
  • Home (26)
  • Minor repairs (24)
  • Automotive repair shop (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (8), Auto enthusiast (6), Mechanic (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (19), Auto enthusiast (15), Truck enthusiast (7), Mechanic (4), Competitive driver (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

good for the DIYers

I bought this for torquing down my head gasket, worked great(70 ftlbs), its also good for lug nuts. these clicker torque wrenches are designed to work best in the middle of its...Read complete review

I bought this for torquing down my head gasket, worked great(70 ftlbs), its also good for lug nuts. these clicker torque wrenches are designed to work best in the middle of its range and since this from 10-150 its best right around 80 ft pounds. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A WRENCH TO USE AROUND 25FT LBS OR LESS YOU SHOULD GET A DIFFERENT SMALLER ONE, because you may not hear it click. also after tightening the knob on the wrench it can still move by a little like 5lbs or so so just dont twist the knob when toqueing. it doesnt feel the most sturdy so dont drop it or bang it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I've used better

Wrench worked as described, but when you are trying to torque bolts on a car with specific ratings, you need something accurate. My biggest problem with this wrench is that after setting the...Read complete review

Wrench worked as described, but when you are trying to torque bolts on a car with specific ratings, you need something accurate. My biggest problem with this wrench is that after setting the torque rating, it moves around while you are trying to tighten the bolt to that setting. Example: While trying to torque a bolt to 90, the handle wouldn't properly lock it place and the setting would slip to 80 or 85.

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1.0

Defective

By 

from Iowa

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

Did not torque correctly, may have gotten a defective tool, but it is not worth risking snapping off a bolt.

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4.0

So far so good.

By 

from Calera, Alabama

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

Just bought it, it's my first torque wrench so I no basis for comparison but it has done it's job. It wasn't hard to use. And it feels sturdy enough! I'm excited about it going forward and if anything doesn't check out with it I will be back to update this post. Until then, it was affordable and it is doing what it says it does! I did read beforehand a lot of comments about the quality and about it not being as good as other torque wrenches that people have owned but unless you can exactly measure one next to the other in terms of if it's giving the correct torque I don't know how they are doing that

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1.0

Wrench arrived rusted

By 

from TX

Verified Buyer

Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

looks like it sat in water

 
5.0

Great quality product

By 

from Marlton, NJ

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Grip
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Minor Repairs
    • Regular Maintenance

    Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

    I used it to change end links and CV axle. sure does beat trying to use a ratchet. Now i can make sure all my nuts and bolts are truly tightened and my car is safe to drive.

     
    2.0

    Precision not there all the time, may over torque at times.

    By 

    from Montana

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use
    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

    • Minor Repairs

    Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

    Caution this torque wrench can be significantly off calibration at times, use good judgement........if it seems too tight it probably is!

     
    5.0

    Does the job. Just hope is accurate!

    By 

    from Miami, FL

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Grip

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Automotive Repair Shop
      • Regular Maintenance

      Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

      Does the job!

       
      1.0

      Junk

      By 

      from Lebanon, Pa

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

      It doesn't work. I needed to do the 50 mile torque on my truck and it doesn't do anything. I plan on returning it and getting my money back. Never again I'll buy the more expensive one.

       
      5.0

      Bang for buck

      By 

      from Pottstown pa

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

      Works great

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Bang for the buck

      By 

      from Midland, TX

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Good Grip
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Slips Torque

      Best Uses

      • Diy On A Budget
      • Home
      • Minor Repairs
      • Regular Maintenance

      Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

      Good torque wrench for the most part. Definitely a recommend for a DIY but not for a pro. I have used it for doing suspension and brake work including torqueing lugs. You have to make sure you tighten the end with a pair of vise grips to keep slippage to a minimum.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good torque wrench

      By 

      from Madison AL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Grip
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench:

          Great product if you do not need more than 150 ft-lbs. Banged it around a lot and it still seems to work fine.

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          • Q:

            Could I use this to do 90 inch pound ,for a transmission pan oil ?
            Asked on 3/16/2016 by kano from New Milford CT

            1 answer

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              A:

              Hi Kano, happy to help you! The torque range of this AutoCraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench (Part No. AC68) is 10 to 150 ft.-lbs. in 1 lb. graduations. To adjust you torque setting you pull the handle down slightly and rotate the shaft of the wrench to the desired setting. Releasing the handle should lock the setting into place.

              Answered on 3/17/2016 by Steve from AAP
          • Q:

            Can not tell from instructions how to set torque settinf
            Need a better picture
            Asked on 11/23/2015 by Dave from Mount Airy Maryland

            1 answer

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              A:

              Hello Dave! To adjust you torque setting you pull the handle down slightly and rotate the shaft of the wrench to the desired setting. Releasing the handle should lock the setting into place.

              Answered on 11/24/2015 by Panda from AAP
          • Q:

            whats the warranty term?
            Asked on 1/6/2015 by shawn from Dover ,Pa

            1 answer

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              A:

              Hi Shawn, I'm glad to assist you! This part carries one year replacement warranty if fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship under normal use and service after proper installation.

              Answered on 1/7/2015 by Solomon
          • Q:

            What does the wrench do when it reaches the desired ft lbs? I couldn't see based on the picture, but how do you set the desired torque?
            Asked on 10/22/2013 by Chad from New Castle, VA

            1 answer

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              A:

              Hi Chad, when this Autocraft 1/2" Drive Click Torque Wrench - part# AC68 reaches the desired ft lbs it gives out a click. Setting of the desired torque is easily accomplished by rotating the micrometer-style adjustment knob.

              Answered on 10/23/2013 by Vincent from AAP
          • Q:

            IS IT MADE IN The USA.
            Asked on 6/28/2013 by Jerry

            1 answer

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              A:

              Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

              Answered on 6/28/2013 by Max from AAP
          • Q:

            What is the accuracy of the wrench? +/- how many lbs? Thanks
            Asked on 5/19/2010 by Anonymous

            2 answers

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              A:

              10 ft lbs to 150 ft lbs with 1lb graduations.

              Answered on 5/19/2010 by Kevin from AAP
            • A:

              I used it for over 10 years and it was right on the money after 3 of daily use, since last calibration.

              Answered on 11/1/2010 by Jack of all Trades from Dade City, FL
          • Q:

            Is it switchable for torque both right and left direction or is it one direction only?
            Asked on 4/8/2010 by Quick_Daddy from Seneca, SC

            1 answer

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              A:

              The Touque direction only works one way, however this part does move both ways, also this torque is not for loosening bolts.

              Answered on 4/29/2010 by Rose from AAP
          • Q:

            This is 1/2" drive.
            10 - 150 ft. lbs in 1 ft/lb increments.
            Asked on 3/20/2010 by kevinb70 from Atlanta, GA

            1 answer

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              A:

              This is 1/2" drive. 10 - 150 ft. lbs in 1 ft/lb increments.

              Answered on 5/7/2010 by Rose from AAP
          • Q:

            Is this a 3/8 or 1/2 drive and what is the length of wrench.
            Asked on 3/17/2010 by Matt from Cleveland, OH

            1 answer

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              A:

              This is 1/2" drive and should be about a foot and a half.

              Answered on 4/27/2010 by Mike from AAP
          • Q:

            how many ft lbs?
            Asked on 3/4/2010 by Anonymous

            1 answer

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              A:

              10 ft lbs to 150 ft lbs with 1lb graduations.

              Answered on 3/19/2010 by kevin from AAP
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