Commonly Replaced Auto Parts

Commonly Replaced Auto PartsYour vehicle can travel pretty far without requiring much maintenance, but it does have its limits. The thousands of parts that make up your car aren't invincible, meaning at certain mileage points and due to general wear and tear, they will need to be replaced to ensure safe and reliable transport. Some of these parts, though, are much more frequently replaced than others. Here's a few of the most common car parts that need replacing.


Under the hood you're going to find one or more rubber belts, and in some cases you may not be able to see them. Timing belts, serpentine belts and others will need to be replaced before they snap. Check your owners manual to find out when these services should takes place.

Spark Plugs & Wires

The spark plugs are what generate the electrical charge that ignites the air and gas mixture inside the combustion chamber. If they or the wires that feed them become corroded, damaged or otherwise faulty then your vehicle's motor will begin to run poorly, or not at all.


Your car or truck uses a number of filters to run well and provide a comfortable driving experience. Commonly replaced filters include the fuel filter, air filter, transmission filter (if equipped) and the cabin air filter.


Fluid exchange services are necessary to ensure that the numerous fluids used by your vehicle remain free of contaminants. This is true for the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, transmission fluid and the differential fluid.


The battery needs to be replaced as it wears out. A dead battery will prevent you from being able to start your car.


As you tires wear out it will be necessary to replace them. If you do not replace your vehicle's tires you run the risk of losing traction, or worse, suffering a dangerous tire blow out that could cause you to lose control of your car.

Don't be alarmed when it comes to replacing car parts, it's normal! If you suspect your vehicle is due for auto repair in Appleton head to Auto Select on Northland Avenue. Our team of dedicated auto repair techs use the highest quality parts that are backed by a great warranty. To learn more about our services or to schedule auto repair in Appleton give our friendly team a call at (920) 364-9540 today.

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