THE ABC'S OF AUTO PARTS

Information is presented that would be helpful to the consumer in obtaining the best buys and the best services. Replacement parts are made by different types of companies: original equipment manufacturers; replacement parts manufacturers; and manufacturers who make rebuilt parts. Their respective prices and guarantees are discussed. The parts retailers include mass merchandisers, car dealerships, auto-parts stores, mail-order catalogs, and wrecking yards. Comparison shopping is also discussed. The importance of insuring that one buys the right auto parts is emphasized.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Consumer's Research Incorporated

    517 Second Street NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20002
  • Authors:
    • Watt, W W
  • Publication Date: 1984-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 21-23
  • Serial:
    • Consumers' Research
    • Volume: 67
    • Issue Number: 9
    • Publisher: Consumer's Research Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0095-2222

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394055
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 787
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 31 1985 12:00AM