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.


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 Exhaust Systems

There is more to the Walker® brand name than quality products. It’s about truly understanding how shops work, and Walker “gets it.” From our design expertise, quality manufacturing, leading coverage, training and support, we know you have customers to keep happy and we’re happy to help. That’s The Walker Fit.


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 TRW brand is part of ZF Aftermarket, leader in the world for Original Manufacturer [OE] quality automotive safety products. Our TRW Braking systems, Steering and Suspension parts, Commercial Vehicle components and Service Tools are legendary for their engineering quality and innovative design.


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.


Schrader, a brand of Sensata Technologies, is the leading global manufacturer of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) for automotive, heavy vehicles and off-road leaders, delivering solutions that protect and perform. Schrader is a pioneer in TPMS, a vehicle safety feature that is now standard on all cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. Schrader’s…


A commitment to engineering and manufacturing excellence has led KYB to become one of the world’s largest suppliers of shocks and struts to OE manufacturers. KYB builds aftermarket shocks on the same assembly lines as OE shocks, but recalibrates the damping force to help restore handling and control on higher mileage vehicles.


Dorman gives repair professionals and vehicle owners greater freedom to fix cars and trucks. For over 100 years, we have been driving new solutions for the automotive aftermarket, releasing tens of thousands of replacement products engineered to save time and money, and increase convenience and reliability. Founded and headquartered in the United States, we are…


SKF has a unique understanding of rotating equipment and how machine components and industrial processes are interrelated. We provide a wide range of products and related technologies to OEM and aftermarket customers around the world, in every major industry, at each phase of the asset life-cycle.

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