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Hook Probe Circuit Tester

Hook Probe Circuit Tester

Item # PTW2993
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Performance Tool Electrical Tools - PTW2993

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  • Circuit tester easily identifies shorts in 6V, 12V and 24V circuits, fuses, test connections, and wiring harnesses
  • Wire-piercing molded hook locks onto wires to free your hands while working
  • Extended molded hook allows for testing in confined spaces or with limited access
  • High-intensity light bulb
  • 4' Long cord is insulated and resistant to oil and heat

W2993 Performance Tool Circuit Tester

Replaces Draw-Tite 3808




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Video Transcript for Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2993 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at a hook probe circuit tester. Now, this circuit tester easily identifies shorts in six volt, 12 volt, and 24 volt circuits, fuses, test connections, and wiring harnesses. It's great to have around the house, it's great to have around the shop. It features a wire piercing molded hook that locks onto the wires to free your hands while working. All you have to do is push this up, it's spring loaded, place the wiring inside here. The wiring that you're wanting to test.

Let go, put your fingers on top, push down to pierce it, and that's all there is to it. The extended molded hook allows for testing in confined spaces or with limited access. It does feature a high intensity light bulb, and a four foot long cord, that's insulated and resistant to oil and heat.I'm going to go ahead and show you how to use it. I have a power box here, I'm going to zoom out so you can see exactly everything that I'm doing. I just have a power box that we use, mostly for testing lights and trailer wiring, and stuff.

What I'm going to do is, I'm going to turn that on, so with power running to it, that means that my 12 volt supply, which is my black wire here, has power. To test that, I need to hook this to my ground connection, it's just a big alligator clip. I'm grounded, and then I take this, open it up so that I have area or space to put my wire through, and then I just allow the little point to do its job. Push down, and then because I have power running to it, the light comes on.Now, if I don't have power running to it, it's going to identify that and my lights not going to come on. Again, it allows you to easily and quickly identify issues in your wiring.

It's a nice easy way to identify, and a nice easy to use system. That's going to do it for today's look at the hook probe circuit tester.

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Customer Reviews

Hook Probe Circuit Tester - PTW2993

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (36 Customer Reviews)


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I bought this prob/circuit tester in order to make some minor electrical repairs to our Scamp 13. I carry it along on all our trips. It has been tremendously helpful isolating shorts that result from vibration and wear and tear. Furthermore, the tutorial videos here on etrailer have been equally helpful.

Scamper

11/10/2023

Reliable and useful as ever.



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Not what worked for me.



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Looks to be well constructed & easy to use. Frees up your hands for other tasks, & has many other circuit tracing applications as well.



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great company to deal with. thanks



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Vary good for my trailer.



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Fast service for the tool I needed.



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I have yet to use it. It looked like something I should have so I ordered one.



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I had a tester like this years ago and I broke the end off.
I really liked the tester as you can hook it over a wire and probe it to see
if you have voltage.
Been looking for one for a long time.
You can find cheap junk ones but this one is just like the good one I had years ago.
Glad I found it and is is very well built.
Should last me a long time.
Was shipped fast also.
Will try and not break this one.
Thanks e trailer.



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Easy to use and definitely helpful when looking for a specific wire.



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Probe works really good

Terry

3/19/2022

Tester has worked out really well, only used it a few times



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Ricky C.

1/26/2022

Works Fine



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Looks good, haven't used it yet



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Works perfect



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Nice tool to own!



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Very friendly service, thank you Korren. Ordered on Tuesday, received on Thursday.



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This will be very handy when working with circuits.



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