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News   September 28, 2011   by Auto Service World

Snap-on Tool of the Month: Cordless Impact Wrench

Snap-on’s 3/8-inch 7.2 volt cordless impact wrench kit (CT561) is a necessity, not an option, for service technicians that want to be the most productive and efficient they can be.

“Snap-on’s 3/8-inch drive cordless impact wrench gives you performance and comfort without having to sacrifice power and versatility,” said Rodger Isetts, product manager for Snap-on. “Once you start using this indispensible tool, you will wonder why it took you so long to get one. With two removable 7.2 volt batteries, you can eliminate downtime and work on a multitude of cars, trucks and motorcycles.”

The Snap-on 3/8-inch drive 7.2 volt cordless impact wrench kit (CT561) includes:

• 3/8-inch 7.2 volt cordless impact wrench (CT561DB)
o Oversized forward/reverse cushion toggle style trigger, quickly toggle from forward to reverse with one hand operation for less finger stress and strain
o Glass-filled nylon housing is durable with high-impact strength for longer tool life
o Integrated soft-grip handle for positive tool control, allowing you to work longer with less fatigue

• Two 7.2 volt battery pack (CTB5172)

• Battery charger (CTC572)
o 55-minute battery charge time keeps you working longer with less downtime

• Soft-sided case (CTSC1)

The CT561 is a versatile tool that works well in restricted access areas such as under-dash work, installation and removal of automotive interior components, and a variety of jobs including:

12 mm fasteners and smaller
Valve cover bolts
Splash shield removal and installation
12 mm oil and transmission pan bolts
Water pump pulley bolts
Under dash fasteners
Fan shroud bolts
Installing door lock assemblies
Interior seat removal and installation
Small engine repair

Customers can find out more about Snap-on’s 3/8-inch drive 7.2 volt cordless impact wrench kit (CT561) by contacting their participating Snap-on franchisee or representative.

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