Quality parts manufacturers are essential to successful repair shop businesses.  Quality means the part fits right and functions as it should long after the car leaves the bay. Installing better parts is simply better for your business. The Know Your Parts site is dedicated to bringing you valuable problem-solving articles and videos from the best parts manufacturers in the world.


MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specializing in spare parts, uses the expertise from the series production of original equipment in its automotive aftermarket product range, and supplies trade, repair shop and engine repair partners. MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 22 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with 1,555 employees. In 2016, the business unit achieved…

Tracer Products

Tracer Products is the most trusted name in Automotive Leak Detection and is present in over 250 million vehicles worldwide. Tracer Products is home to renowned Tracerline, Professional-Grade, OEM-Approved leak detection products. The Tracerline portfolio includes, OEM-approved and co-solvent free dyes, leak detection flashlights, leak detection kits and diagnostic tools. In addition to Tracerline, Tracer…


Demand parts that live up to a higher standard. Yours. Demand Continental. Nearly every major domestic and international auto manufacturer does. That’s because, for nearly 146 years, we’ve engineered every part, including aftermarket parts, to meet or exceed OE specs. Because we know what’s riding on every part. Your reputation.


In order to supply the automotive aftermarket with the quality and selection it demands, BWD manufactures and distributes a full line of engine management products, featuring computerized engine controls, diesel components and turbochargers, TPMS sensors, VVT components, NEW mass air flow sensors, emission parts, ignition and electrical, sensors, switches, fuel injection, and more.


Automotive professionals have relied on CRC for superior quality specialty chemical products to solve their general maintenance and repair needs since 1958. Our highly-specialized formulas provide the best solutions for multiple service categories including brakes, electrical system, fuel system, engine, transmission and power steering. CRC brands: CRC®, SmartWasher®, K&W®, Sta-Lube®, Marykate® and Weld-Aid®


For more than a century, Delphi has had a passion for making the parts that help vehicles all over the world run better, longer and more efficiently. We partner with the world’s 25 biggest automakers. And with more than 170,000 employees in 44 countries, we have the resources, the reach and the OE expertise to…


Our MEYLE brand stands for the highest quality of spare parts worldwide sold on the independent aftermarket. Top quality in all fields, from development via manufacturing in our own production plants through to logistics and service – that’s the demand we place on ourselves, every day for every customer.


Walker Products Inc. began supplying the fuel system needs of the automotive aftermarket in 1946. Today, Walker is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of fuel system components, oxygen sensors and engine management components. As an ISO 9001:2008 / TS16949 certified company we are committed to supplying the highest quality products. We serve major…


Wagner® delivers superior quality with premium brakes that meet or exceed the highest design and manufacturing standards. As an aftermarket customer, you can rely on the same level of quality.


The Timken team applies their know-how to improve the reliability and performance of automotive and commercial vehicle drive line and powertrain systems. The company designs, makes and markets high-performance hub assemblies, bearings and seals for original equipment manufacturers’ and the aftermarket.

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