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Bob Vila’s 5 Best Digital Torque Wrenches for Your Next DIY Car Project

A close up view of a torque wrench, similar to a digital torque wrench.

Rotating your car’s tires, changing your oil and many other vehicle maintenance tasks requires the right torque. If your tool kit doesn’t already have a torque wrench, consider adding one. Digital torque wrenches provide quick adjustments, are easy to read and provide accurate torque measurements.

Are digital torque wrenches more accurate?

A close-up of a torque wrench, similar to a digital torque wrench.

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Torque wrenches are sold in many stores, including stores like Harbor Freight, and come in multiple styles. Each type of torque wrench has its advantages and disadvantages. Digital torque wrenches are the easiest to read. But are they more accurate than other types?