There are many reasons to replace the front or rear control arm assembly. The most common reason is either the bushing or the ball joint is worn out, while another reason is rust. A typical stamped steel control arm will show signs of rust and corrosion. The life expectancy can be shortened due to exposure to water and road salt. What types of control arms are there?
Our North American manufactured Premium Brake Pads are made to OE specifications including chamfering, slotting and sensors – the right fit the first time. Available in Posi-Met Metallic or PCT Ceramic premium low resin formulations providing exceptional braking performance. Why Choose AI Premium Brakes?
Autopart International Severe Duty is more durable and lasts longer for light duty trucks, SUV’s and commercial vehicles. With premium silicone sealed boots, snap ring, larger ball socket, powdered-metal gusher bearing, grease fitting and knurled housing (where applicable), our Severe Duty Chassis is over-engineered for extended life. When should you choose Severe Duty?
Our direct fit exhaust stands out in a crowd, in fact it was Voted a Top 10 Product of 2017 by Undercar Digest. We offer hundreds of direct fit import mufflers plus all the necessary mounting hardware to easily swap out an OEM muffler for an OES style. Read our full tech tip to find out why you should choose direct fit exhaust.
Hauling, towing, or plowing needs? If so, we have the shocks for you. Our shocks are specifically engineered for the demands of fleet and commercial customers. When should you choose Severe Duty?
This deduction is good on new and used equipment, as well as off-the-shelf software. To take the deduction for tax year 2018, the equipment must be financed or purchased and put into service between January 1, 2018 and the end of day on December 31,2018
When the time comes to replace worn struts on your customer’s vehicle, there are many options on the market. Most professionals are opting for complete strut assemblies. These assemblies are made from 100% new components. The strut, strut mount, coil spring, boot, bump stop, and mounting hardware are all included. Read full Tech Tip here.
It’s that time of the year again to rely on your training to diagnose problems with starters and alternators. Remember – low rotational speeds, high amp draws (AC, cooling fans, stereos) and high outside ambient temperatures – along with extreme under hood temperatures – can lead to failures. Use This Chart, Courtesy of OE+, to Match the Symptoms/Conditions to the Cause/Remedy’s.
Our 100% NEW starters and Alternators are built with premium components and are 100% computerized load tested prior to shipment. They are manufactured to meet or exceed OEM units in fit, form and function. Our OEF3 gives Professional Service Providers higher confidence in new as compared to remanufactured. We support 1,000 unique SKUs and they offer a lifetime warranty for professional installer’s peace of mind. How do you know when starters and alternators need replacement?
With summer here, it is a good time to take a look at the effects heat has on charging systems. We often say that heat is the number one enemy of an alternator, and that is true, but besides destroying alternators outright, heat also has pronounced effect on an alternator’s output. See just how much heat can effect output with this graph courtesy of OE+.