Category Archives : OEM Parts

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Auto Parts

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Original equipment manufacturer auto parts, or OEM parts, are car parts that are made by the vehicle’s original manufacturer. They are the exact same parts, made with the same materials in the same way, usually with the same machines, that the vehicle was made with. It does not mean that the parts are made by […]

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OEM vs Aftermarket Parts

The debate between using Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts and aftermarket parts to repair vehicles post-collision has been going on since the states stopped requiring collision repair shops to use OEM parts. Most debaters are concerned about either the cost or the safety of using one over the other. Insurance companies often push for non-OEM […]

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