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About Scissor Jack

The last time you had a flat tire, you thought you had everything you needed to fix it yourself, but instead you had to call roadside assistance. It is time to make sure you have a scissor jack in your car for just those types of emergencies. This type of jack gets its name from the mechanical action it uses to raise the car. Once you place the jack, you simply turn the knob, and the jack scissors up, lifting the car with it. You might even want to consider getting an electric scissor jack for your car. These use the cigarette lighter of the vehicle to power the jack, which means you have to expend a lot less energy to raise the car. If you ever have problems with both the electrical system and the tires, you can still use this type of car scissor jack manually, so it is handy no matter what the situation is. Because of the vast inventory on eBay, you can find just the right scissor jack to keep in your car in case of emergencies.