What tools do I need to install an Eberspächer / Espar heater?

Standard tools:

  • Phillips and flathead screwdrivers
  • Mini Phillips screwdriver
  • Standard and metric sockets and wrenches
  • Standard drill
  • Angle drill
  • Four-inch hole saw
  • Two-and-a-half-inch hole saw
  • One-inch hole saw
  • 3/4-inch hole saw or drill bit
  • Various standard drill bits
  • Utility knife
  • Wire cutters
  • Wire strippers

Special tools (included in the kit):

  • Wire crimpers
  • Diagnostic unit
  • Terminal removal tool

Do your kits include all the necessary parts to install the heater?

Unless specified otherwise, our heater kits include everything needed for installation. 

Where can I find my heater’s installation instructions?

You can find the installation instructions in the CD that comes with the heater, by scanning the included QR code or request a manual from, who will provide all required documentation.

Where can I find Espar / Eberspächer wiring diagrams?

You can find the wiring diagrams by following this link

Should I install the heater myself?

Heater installation is a rather technical process. You should only undertake it yourself if you have the necessary tools and feel comfortable with your skill set to complete it. Otherwise, we recommend getting a professional to do it for you.