When Do Starters and Alternators Need Replacement?

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?

OES VS. Aftermarket Mufflers

When replacing an exhaust system, most Professional Service Providers are looking for a direct fit option with all the features and benefits of the original muffler. Original Equipment Style (OES) is what is preferred. It allows you to keep the appearance and performance of the original muffler. Learn more about AI’s exhaust systems.

Restoring Original Ride Feel Effectively

When the time comes to replace worn struts on your customer’s vehicle, there are many options on the market. Most Professional Service Providers are opting for complete strut assemblies. These assemblies are made from 100% new components. Includes strut, strut mount, coil spring, boot, bump stop and mounting hardware. Autopart International offers over 600 unique SKUs for foreign and domestic vehicles. Our award winning Pro-Struts are a great solution to restore the customer’s vehicle to like-new ride feel.

Tech Tip: Catalytic Converters

A catalytic converter is the device used to lessen the amount of CO, NOx and HC present in tailpipe emissions. It is monitored by the onboard computer for engine efficiency and pollution control. The modern catalytic converter performs two functions. It oxidizes (burns) the CO and unburned HC present in the exhaust stream and it reduces the amount of NOx released into the air. What makes a catalytic converter fail?