This is the answer for every technician that has to fight any spring type hose clamp. This is an adjustable plier with a 20m wide jaw that has a waffle pattern gripping surface. It will grab from any angle- very easy to use and works on virtually all spring tension clamps. This is a major seller on our tool route and is a basic tool for today's technician. Note;THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED; New part number is AE931. It is now made with a relocated pivot that allows a longer reach and wider opening jaw. There is also a new compact version with a 25 degree offset nose part number AE932. The shorter offset pliers has applications where access is an issue such as removing thermostat hose clamps on Mercedes or Toyota Prius ... Npte: See pull down menu for a promotional price on the three essential hose clamp tools from KTC: AE931 and AE932 waffle nose pliers and the AE921 hose clamp vise.
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