The annual Amazon Prime Day is in full swing and there are some great limited-time offers for automotive accessories and parts. We rounded up some of our favorite discounted deals for Prime Day 2019, which runs July 15-16.
The annual Amazon Prime Day is in full swing and you can save on things you do (or do not) need. From July 15-16, Prime members can get steep discounts on everything from electronics to lawn & garden. There are also many automotive deals to be had and that’s what we’re here for. We picked a few of our favorites to highlight below. Note that there is a time limit for these items and they are limited in number.
A messy home is no big deal but a cluttered car is unacceptable. Things have a way of accumulating and organizing your stuff is a great way to keep that from happening. The Fortem car trunk organizer has a non-slip bottom and adjustable straps to secure it in place. Simply unfold it, slide in the base plates, attach the divider, and fill it with your stuff: emergency equipment, tools, flashlight, groceries, sporting goods, cleaning supplies, toys, snacks, electronics, etc. There are side pockets that offer even more storage space.
The organizer collapses to a smaller size to fit in smaller vehicles. When not in use, it can be folded flat to make room for that big-screen TV you just purchased.
Fortem’s car trunk organizer has a list price of $39.99 and is on Prime Day sale for $20.39.
You will more likely never need to use an emergency kit on the road, but it’s always good to be prepared. The GearTop 66-piece roadside assistance kit contains items that can help get your car back on the road and treat minor injuries. The kit includes: battery booster cables, reflective safety vest, gloves with rubber grips, rain poncho, light sticks, reflective warning triangle, bungee cord, cable ties, tire pressure gauge, 14-in-1 multifunction tool, accident report form, and basic first aid components.
Everything packs neatly into a Top Gear-branded carrying case and you even get a bonus Stig window cling.
The GearTop (see what they did there?) roadside assistance kit lists for $43.26 and you can get it for the Prime Day price of $25.88
Your car’s OBD-II (on-board diagnostics) system lets you check the status of various vehicle functions. You can check your emissions, engine temperature, mileage, airflow rate, coolant temperature, and more. Some of the most common error codes you may come across are related to the O2 sensor, which is a usual suspect in the case of the dreaded “check engine” light. Your vehicle may throw off error codes you don’t understand. You can visit a mechanic, who will hook up their expensive scanning equipment to your OBD-II port for a fee. You can also purchase your own scanning tools that range in price and function.
The Adoter OBD-II scanner tool can read and clear error codes for your car. It can perform an oxygen sensor test, which is important when you take your vehicle in for inspection. Simply plug it into your OBD-II port and turn on the ignition. It draws power from your car so there’s no need to recharge or replace the batteries. The display shows and deciphers detected error codes and provides a definition from a built-in library. You can print out a report and take it to your mechanic.
The Adoter diagnostic tool comes with free online updates for life, giving you the latest bug fixes and newly added data parameters.
For Prime Day, the Adoter scanner’s $59.99 list price is down to $22.94.
You wash and wax your car with great care, doing your best to show off the paint and protect it from the elements. Various parts of your car are manufactured from different materials however, and require unique care. Vinyls, rubbers, and plastics react differently to the elements than your car’s painted finish. Carfidant trim and plastic restorer is formulated to protect and bring out the best in your car’s overlooked parts.
Put a few drops of the Carfidant solution on the included applicator and wipe down your bumper trim, window trim, mirrors, door handles, bed liners, and more. You can restore the factory shine and get fresh protection from sun, rain, snow, and dirt.
The Carfidant trim and plastic restorer lists for $24.99 and is on sale for $14.40.
Tire pressure is one of the easiest parts of car maintenance but it’s also among the most overlooked. Keeping optimal levels extends tire life, reduces wear, and even improves your miles per gallon. Digital tire pressure gauges are accurate and easy to use. This set of three from AstroAI means you can give out a couple to friends and family and keep one for yourself.
The AstroAI ATG150 gives readings in .1 increments. It has a backlit LCD display and lighted nozzle for better visibility in low-light situations. There are four settings for range, but you’ll only need the PSI setting for your car tires, which measures from 0-150. Simply turn it on and take your tire pressure reading. The device will turn off on its own after 30-40 seconds to save power. It also works for bicycle and motorcycle tires.
A small tire pressure gauge is good to keep in your glovebox for regular checks, but there will come a time when you have to adjust the pressure. The Oasser Mini air inflator can be set to automatically inflate the tire pressure to the number you input. You connect one end of the included air tube to the inflator and plug the other end of it to the tire valve. Set it to PSI for your car tires, set the desired pressure, confirm, then press the Power button to inflate. When the proper pressure is reached, the inflator will automatically stop.
The Oasser Mini is among the smallest inflators you can get. It uses a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that charges in one-and-a-half hours. It can be charged at home with a 110V outlet as well as your car’s 12V auxiliary outlet. The unit has two LED lights and comes with adapters that can be used for bicycles, inflatable toys, soccer balls and basketballs, and more.
The Oasser Mini air inflator normally lists for $45.99 and is on sale during Prime Day 2019 for $30.93.
Take advantage of the warm summer months and give your car a good wash. Meguiar’s has been around for over 100 years and makes some great car care products. The Gold Class Car Wash both cleans and conditions while you use it. The formula creates a foam that removes dirt and grime without hurting your car’s clear coat. It also will preserve your wax coat.
Meguiar’s Gold Class Car Wash can be used with a traditional sponge and bucket, or you can bust out a foam cannon (at a 5-1 mix ratio). Either way, Meguiar’s promises a “brilliant shine.” Purpose-made car wash solutions are pH-balanced to keep the integrity of your vehicle finish. Dishwashing liquids are not designed for car paint.
The list price for a gallon was $22.95 and it’s now on sale for $16.07. That should give you enough washes to keep your car clean for some time.
A dead car battery can be an inconvenience at home and a danger out on the road. When there are no other cars around to give you a jump, a personal jump starter can save the day. The Trekpow G22 is compact enough to fit in your glovebox. Its peak current of 1,500 amps enables it to handle gas engine sizes up to 8.0 liters and diesel engines up to 6.5 liters. It can also be used for motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATV, UTV, lawn mowers, and yachts.
Built-in safety features include short circuit protection, over-current protection, overload protection, over-voltage protection and overcharge protection. It can even be used as a power bank to charge your phone or other electronic devices via USB 3.0 and Type-C ports. An ultra-bright LED light has three modes including flashlight, strobe, and SOS.
There are also many automotive deals to be had and that’s what we’re here for
To juice up your battery, turn on the device, connect the included cable to the jumper then to the battery terminals, then start the ignition. The product description states that the Trekpow G22 will last up to 2,000 jumps.
The Trekpow G22 lithium jump starter carries a $99.99 list price and is on sale for $66.27.
Amazon Prime Day first started in 2015 and has become an annual celebration of consumption. Critics say the sale is the equivalent of the retail juggernaut cleaning out the closet on a massive scale. High-budget concerts are organized to promote the event and during the inaugural Prime Day four years ago, Amazon put out a release touting its own success.
“Prime Day peak order rates have already surpassed 2014 Black Friday,” then-Prime Vice President Greg Greeley said.
We don’t see Prime Day going away anytime soon. Do your research and have a list of things you need ready. If you go in blind you may end up filling your cart with stuff you will never use. Shop smart!
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