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Motor vehicles contain hundreds of moving parts that received normal wear and tear every time you drive the car. Weather also has an impact on the car because the cars are the most exposed of all the extreme heat, cold, and moisture from the outside world. Between normal wear and tear and impact of the weather, and automatic car will break down after time and need to be replaced. If you want to save a little money by replacing parts of your own car, there are several ways to find car parts and auto that you need.
Brand new replacement parts can be very simple to find if your car is less than five years. Most dealers have full access to the parts that they can have shipped directly from the factory. Since dealers also offer auto repair, you may find that the part you need already in place at the repair shop and they will sell it to you immediately. The problem simply by replacing the parts on new cars is that many of the latest models have parts that must be replaced using a special tool. It can be more costly and time consuming to have the work done at your local car dealer if your car is a very new model.
Used and Refurbished Parts
Finding spare parts for cars more than five years is not difficult, but not quite as easy as finding a new part. You might get lucky and find that dealers still stock the part you need, especially if it is the fundamental engine that is similar in most cars. If the part you need is not available at the dealership, you can probably find a suitable part used or refurbished at a local auto mechanic or a flea. There are also cars and car parts for sale online through auction sites or special sites dedicated to your type of car.