Engineered to meet and exceed OE specifications.

Autopart International Control Arms and Control Arm Assemblies are engineered to meet and exceed OEM specifications and manufactured in either forged steel, stamped steel or forged aluminum. Depending on the application, our bearings are either nylon or powdered metal. This allows the vehicle to maintain its “original” steering feel. Learn more!

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?

Join Our Customer Stocking Program Today!

We are proud to offer premium expert services that help you take your shop to the next level. Our Stocking Program provides you with the right part, right when you need it, right at your fingertips. Stock your shop with premium quality parts that are designed for the Professional Installer. Our stocking program offers competitive price advantages that allows you to sell with confidence.

The stocking program allows you to improve gross margin and profit by completing jobs at a better margin, increase your return on inventory investment and technician’s efficiency, and increase your operational efficiency by turning bays faster. Our commitment to maintaining a production inventory investment also eliminates obsolete parts. Customize the program to suit your shop needs by choosing from a variety of our premium quality parts.

When Do Control Arms Need Replacing?

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?