San Diego Auto Parts FAQ

If what you are looking for is accurate information about auto parts Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram in California, South Pointe is ready to quickly attend to your frequently asked questions, because our Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram auto parts experts are professionals that can give you the best guidance in auto-parts related to your car, truck or SUV.

Where Can I Get Certified Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram Auto Parts in San Diego, CA?

There may be many instances that you may need or want to buy new auto parts for your vehicle. To help you decide, we’ve asked our automotive parts and service team some frequently asked questions. Here’s is what they had to say.

OEM Vehicle Parts Answers



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  • Why should I choose a Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram service provider for my car maintenance?

    When you select South Pointe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram as your licensed service provider, you receive a team of factory-trained Tulsa Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram mechanics. Not only will we provide first-rate auto service, but ensure use of state-of-the-art equipment and genuine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram parts, including a full warranty for all completed service and repairs.

    Should I Buy OEM Parts?

    OEM auto parts is the industry name for the “Original Equipment Manufacturer” parts. They are manufactured for unique car, truck, and SUV models by the manufacturer. These are the exactly-matching parts that your vehicle has. They are sold with a limited warranty. Certified Service Centers use your VIN Number to source the perfect OEM part for your car.

    • Quality:

    • These branded manufacturer parts insure performance and quality.

    • Warranty:

    • These automobiles parts always come with a manufacturer warranty.

    • Price:

    • These top of the line parts can cost more than comparative aftermarket items.

    • Availability:

    • Car Dealers typically order specific parts from the manufacturer. This may take a few days if it is not already in stock.

    Should I Order Aftermarket Parts?

    An aftermarket part is any car part that is not sourced directly from the vehicle’s manufacturer, or OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). These car parts are certainly less-expensive choices for your vehicle’s repair and mechanical upgrade. Online retailers and independent, local shops may (though not necessarily) offer a wide variety of aftermarket automobile parts. These automobile parts are designed to function similarly to the OEM versions. However, aftermarket automobile parts have their own pros and cons.

    • Quality:

    • Low prices can suggest a lack of quality craftsmanship

    • Warranty:

    • These parts are not warrantied

    • Price:

    • These automotive parts can be cheaper than the manufacturer/OEM parts

    • Availability:

    • Most independent car-repair shops have these parts readily available

    Which Auto Parts Are The Most Costly to Service?

    While basic auto part costs range from $150 to $500, some automotive part repairs can actually break your typical budget.

    The parts most expensive to service are:

    • Hybrid batteries – $6,000 and up
    • Cylinders – Up to $10,000
    • Transmission – $4,000 to $5,000
    • Suspension – Up to $3,000
    • Brake Line – $1,000

    When Should You Require OEM Parts?

    Always purchase OEM parts when it comes to collision repair. Aftermarket car repair products may not fit properly when your car or truck has damaged body panels after a crash. Plus, an aftermarket part installation may void your leasing vehicle warranty. As Such, always use manufacturer parts for all types of vehicle repairs if you have a leased car.

    Which Vehicle Parts Are Covered or Not Covered Under Warranty?

    A complete auto manufacturer’s warranty doesn’t cover all auto parts. However, car buyers, can generally choose something like an extended warranty, bumper-to-bumper, and factory warranty for the most comprehensive type of coverage. Even with an extended warranty, all your vehicle’s parts will likely not be covered. Check out our coverage overview list below to learn more.

    Covered With Powertrain Warranty:

    • Transmission
    • Gaskets
    • Engine
    • Transfer Case
    • Axles

    Covered Under Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty:

    • All major vehicle systems
    • AC and heating
    • Safety features
    • High-tech systems

    Covered Under Extended Warranty:

    • Extends coverage of all items under original Factory Warranty

    Not Covered Under Warranty

    • Scheduled maintenance
    • Wear and tear items
    • Body panel or exterior damage
    • Interior damage
    • Accidental damage
    • Environmental damage

    Should I Order Auto Parts from Craigslist?

    Craigslist is not an auto retailer; but on this online platform, third-party vendors sell automotive parts. For this reason, the quality cannot be guaranteed. If you are buying car parts from this source, make sure to research, verify, and compare before the purchase.

    Is Amazon an Okay Place to Get Car Parts

    Indisputably, Amazon is a reputable online marketplace and provides customers with an easy and convenient platform to purchase quality car parts. While most automotive parts sold by Amazon are from reliable sources, it can be a challenge to know if you’re getting the correct product for your car or truck since you are not dealing directly with an auto expert.

    Can You Buy Auto Parts at The Auto Dealership?

    Yes. The auto dealership is one of the best places to order car parts. Most car and truck dealers only offer standard OEM parts. Best of all, they can help you find specific parts for your vehicle with its VIN .

    Can You Bring Your Own Parts to The Car Dealership?

    You can always bring your own auto parts to a car dealer. The dealer, however, can neither warranty the part you’ve purchased, nor can they guarantee its performance. It is highly recommended to get your vehicle checked by an experienced service technician at a local auto dealer before buying any auto parts for installation. The factory-trained mechanic will also diagnose the problem and order an appropriate replacement part if needed.

    Where Can I Order Aftermarket Car Parts Installed?

    Bring your aftermarket car part to a local car dealer for installation. Before installation, a service technician at the service center will check the aftermarket vehicle part to verify if it is a match for your car, truck, or SUV. Even if they install the aftermarket auto part, however, the dealer can only issue a warranty on the labor.

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