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