A wrench is a tool that provides mechanical support to turn objects, mostly circular objects that are easy to rotate. Oil filters are very stubborn. Removing them from the engine is a hard job. An oil filter wrench is an instrument that is used to separate the oil filter off the engine.

There are a number of such tools available in the market. They are available in a number of sizes and shapes. According to the usability and performance, one can select the best oil filter wrench for this work.

A smart choice can help you to get rid of stiff oil filter without any damage to the filter, car or you! There are a few oil filter wrenches that are the best available, they are reviewed below:

TEKTON 5866 12-Inch Oil Filter Pliers Review

Tekton 5866 is one of the best oil filter wrenches. It is also called oil filter pliers due to its shape. The length of the product is 12 inches and capacity of 4-1/2 inches. It means that it can both install and remove an oil filter that has a diameter of a maximum 4-1/2 inches. It is designed with slip joints at 3 positions. The design of the product makes it efficient to quickly adjust the slip joint.

With teeth and an adjusting slip joint, it can remove the oil filters from even a slippery and oily surface. The handle is provided with a soft grip, which is comfortable and has anti-slip properties.

It is durable and reliable as well. The long length of the handle makes it easy for the wrench to reach many difficult places. It is difficult to remove the oil cap using this wrench due to the width of the cap.

The wrench fits perfectly on sedans, hatchbacks and SUV filters.

Lisle 63600 Oil Filter Tool Review

Lisle 6300 oil filter tool is good tool removing an oil filter. The diameter for which it is suitable is a minimum 2-1/2 inch and maximum up to 3-1/8 inches. This wide range makes this tool capable of removing almost all sizes of oil filters including imported cars.

The shape of the filter is round and is utilizes a steel jaw grip. The grip removes the filter without slipping at all.

The product is made in the USA. It will be a little difficult to understand the use at first but once you understand you will love the product. The complicated adjustments make it unsuitable for many people.

Motivx Tools Adjustable Oil Filter Wrench Review

The Motivx tool can be used to remove oil filter with a diameter between 2.5″ – 3.25″. The tooth style design provides a better grip. It cannot be used for filter installation that adds a limitation to the product.

The product is made of different materials including chromium, nickel, and steel. The best part of the tool is that it comes with 1-year warranty. Motivx works best with canister oil filters. It is very easy to use.

Craftsman 2 pc 16″ Rubber Strap Wrench Set

Craftsman’s wrench comes with a durable rubber strap that holds on very tightly. The product comes in a set of two. The two wrenches are of different sizes. The larger wrench can be used for items up to the diameter of 6 3/8 inches while the smaller up to 4 inches.

This wrench is best used as bottle and Jar opener. Most of the people prefer it as PVC pipe opener, bottle opener and for other household work like this.

In order to buy a perfect wrench, you should first check the size of your car’s oil filter. Select a wrench that is designed and suitable for the filter’s diameter. Then find out whether the product is simple to use or not.

The reliability factor is also very important, you don’t want the wrench to break after the first use. A warranty may help you trust the product more.