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How do I make an order from Automotive Lift Experts?

There are a few options: fill out the form on the product page; send us an email; or simply give our friendly team a call on 1-800 866-7150 

Can your Car Lift be installed outside?

Most manufacturers recommend fully enclosed undercover installation only. Note that the equipment warranty will not apply if you do install your Lift outside.

What power supply will I need for 2 post and 4 post Car Lift?

Car lifts are powered by the standard single phase 240v 15-25 amp power or Some residential lifts the motor are available 110V.  We usually bypass the motor to test hydraulics and equalization but after the installation is completed. an electrical Installation must be carried out by a licensed electrician.

Do you stock spare parts for your Car Lifts?
  • Yes, at Automotive Lift Experts we carry an extensive range of parts. Additionally, many standard parts are also available from local suppliers, such as O-rings, hydraulic fittings and hoses, electrical switches etc.
How much hydraulic oil do Car Lifts need?

Each model of car lift requires a different amount of oil and type, mostly we used Hydraulic Oil Fluid AW32 or ATF Depending of the lift specifications manual.  As a guide 2 post car lift require about 4 to 5 Gallons and four post car lift around 5 to 7 Gallons. 

What is an asymmetric Car Lifts?

An asymmetric Car Lifts has arms of different lengths; with the front arms shorter than the rear arms. This allows the vehicle to be placed further back on the Car lifts, giving you access to the inside of the vehicle through the front doors while it’s lifted.

If I order a lift today, when can I get it installed?

From order to installation takes anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks, on average. The time for your lift will depend on several things. The main factors are inventory, shipping if necessary, installation backlog, and site preparation. Sometimes we can install a lift within a few days of getting your order. Sometime it takes a month or longer.

Do I need to bolt a 4-post lift to the floor?

Most Residential 4-post lifts are self-supported, not bolted. In fact, most can be mobile with optional accessory casters. This can be handy if you like to work outside in good weather.

What style lift do you recommend for my home garage?

The most versatile style for residential use is the 4-post lift. It is useful for both storage and service. Four-post lifts compared to 2-post, handle heavier loads and need less vertical clearance. If you plan to do wheel service, you’ll also want accessory jacks to lift the wheels off the runway.

What capacity Lift do I need?

This Is A Simple Question When Using The Lift For Storage. If You Are Using The Lift For Storage Then You Know The Weight Of The Vehicle You Ar Lifting. You Can Simply Choose The Lift That Has Enough Capacity. If You Are Using The Lift In A Commercial Application And You Intend To Lift Various Makes And Models, Then The Answer Becomes A Little More Complicated. Simply Picking A Capacity And Assuming It Will Lift Any Vehicle That Has A Weight Of Less Than The Capacity Is Not The Right Way To Make Your Choice. You Should Choose A Capacity That Is At Least 25-30% Higher Than The Heaviest Vehicle You Intend To Lift.


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