Large Valve Spring Compressor
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OTC Large Valve Spring Compressor

Part No. OTC4572 Warranty Details  
Designed to compress valve springs on overhead valve engines
Includes two valve spring adapters, which fit valve spring retainers up to 1" (25mm) and 1-3/16" (30mm)
Unique, direct action compressor lever gives better visibility of valve spring retainers located in difficult access areas Jaw opening (A) of 1-3/8" to 5-5/8" (35mm to 142mm); throat clearance of 5-7/8" (150mm).
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(6 of 22 customers found this review helpful)


easy to handle


from Loveland, Co.

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  • Durable
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Comments about OTC Large Valve Spring Compressor:

easy to use, well balanced, strong, well built. the cons, handle grip is too loose, it is heavy, a bit too bulky.

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  • Q:

    Can tool be used to remove valve. Springs on 1977 Porsche 911 heads
    Asked on 4/26/2016 by Wrestler

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      Hi Wrestler, happy to assist you! This OTC Large Valve Spring Compressor (Part# OTC4572) is universal and not vehicle specific. It fits valve spring retainers up to 1 inch. and 1-3/16 inches, jaw opening of 1-3/8 inches to 5-5/8 inches and throat clearance of 5-7/8 inches. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or contact our "Live Chat" support and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 4/27/2016 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    i ordered this tool to remove the valves on a c280 benz. it looks like it may fit.the tool will be ready for store pick up on the 25th, what you think?. It should work. if it does not work can i return it?
    Asked on 6/21/2012 by anthony

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      This OTC Large Valve Spring Compressor (Part# OTC4572) is designed to fit most vehicles. This is a universal, one size fits most part.It fits valve spring retainers up to 1 inch. and 1-3/16 inches, jaw opening of 1-3/8 inches to 5-5/8 inches and throat clearance of 5-7/8 inches. We will replace any part that may fail due to a defect in materials or workmanship under normal use and service after proper installation, (subject to the conditions and exclusions described below) within the warranty period stated on your original sales receipt. Simply return the part along with your original sales receipt to any Advance Auto Parts store. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

      Answered on 6/22/2012 by Dennis from AAP
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