For whatever reason, windshield wipers are one of the most neglected parts on a vehicle.
No matter what style of oil filter your customer needs, the quality of the element is what’s most important.
Counter pros are in an ideal position to help motorists prepare for Mother Nature’s wrath.
The FMS part-numbering system ensures that from the manufacturer through the parts store and repair shop, one part number is used as the standard and as a common language.
Although the basic principles of induction and electromagnetism haven’t changed in the 100-plus years since its introduction, the current incarnation of the ignition coil is a much more reliable, compact and long-lasting unit than those used in previous designs.
Translating a belt’s length or markings into a usable part number can be challenging, especially given all the different ways customers present their requests.
In the automotive world, lead-acid batteries have been a mainstay for many decades, and it’s been more than 50 years since we went from six-volts to 12-volts as standard battery power.
Fuel injection has been the primary system in nearly every production engine made in the past two decades.
A power booster gives the brake system superpowers – allowing a grandmother on the way to church to stop as quickly as Arnold Schwarzenegger on the way to his helicopter.
As many as eight in 10 returns of starters and alternators turn out to be false failures. Usually, misdiagnosis is the culprit.
Water pumps can fail prematurely due to corrosion inside the cooling system or from an imbalanced water-pump shaft. But in most instances, water pumps fail because of shaft leaks.
Product introductions include more than 200 new parts for the international market.