Technical Resources

As new parts, tools and techniques for automotive repair are introduced into the industry, we at Know Your Parts strive to provide essential information to help provide the best service for your customers, helping to deliver fast and effective repairs. From drive train and bearings to fuel systems and more, the technical articles in this section provide great resources for all technicians, both experienced and novice.

Brakes and Brake Components

Articles focusing on diagnosing and troubleshooting brake problems. Also, tips on changing and repairing car brake rotors, pads, calipers and boosters.

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Chemicals and Appearance

Find resources focusing on automotive chemicals, car detailing, and auto body repair tips. Learn about important, relevant issues for the mechanic community.

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Diesel Engines

Find useful content that covers the diagnosis and troubleshooting of common diesel engine issues involving fuel delivery and much more.

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Drive Train and Bearings

Discover everything you need to know on transmission troubleshooting and diagnosis, along with torque converter, cv joint and wheel bearing replacement and repair.

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Electrical and Components

Know Your Parts offers solid troubleshooting and diagnosis tips for starter, battery, ignition switch, alternator, and other electrical problems.

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Engine and Engine Management

Advice on engine troubleshooting and the diagnosis of various engine related symptoms and problems that the automotive technician community faces.

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Filtration

Learn about removing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing and installing fuel, air, transmission and oil filter leaks, clogging and other problems.

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Fuel System and Delivery

Fuel system tips on fuel pump troubleshooting, fuel injector testing and problem diagnosis, along with identifying symptoms and solutions to system parts.

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General Information

View general automotive mechanic tips and resources focusing on troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair.

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Hubs and Bearings

Find resources from the basics of brakes and bearings to diagnosing, wheel bearing service tips and bearing failure prevention and more.

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HVAC and Cooling System

Automotive heating and air conditioning tips, advice and information on auto AC troubleshooting and diagnosis, and heater repair.

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Hybrid

Hybrid vehicle battery and repair solutions for independent repair shops.

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Ride Control and Dampening

Ride control and dampening articles that encompass a broad array of problems and solutions. Tips on shocks, struts, and ball joint replacement and repair.

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Starting & Charging

Articles and videos related to automotive starting and charging training, diagnosis and technical issues. Section covers batteries, serpentine belts and tensioners, alternators and starters and decoupler pulleys including OAP and OAD.

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Suspension and Chassis

Learn about steering, alignment, and suspension problems, symptoms and solutions. Our articles can help with proper troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair.

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Tools and Equipment

Tips and advice articles for the automotive technician community on car diagnostic tools, auto code readers, and a variety of other mechanic tools.

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