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What's the Difference Among OES, OEM, and Aftermarket Car Parts?
Aftermarket auto parts can be good quality and cheaper than Original Equipment Supplier (OES) and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) car parts.
Is an Aftermarket Car Part as Good as an OEM Car Part?
Aftermarket parts are often seen as being of lower quality than OEM car parts but they offer more variety and can be a great cheap auto part option.
All About Aftermarket Parts
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Can My Car Use Universal Switches?
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How to Buy a Good Quality Driveshaft
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Converting to OEM HID headlights
Yes, the wiring harnesses and daytime running light operation is completely different for both the HID and halogen systems. The EVO with the HID lights has a separate relay and wiring that runs the DRL's in a bulb positioned where...
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OEM-sized pipe exhaust flow
As long as you use the basic same size, it won't affect anything, but you want to stick to OEM size on that Audi, because the exhaust flow is based on the diameter of the pipe and if you put...
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OBD-II scanner read code P0108
Hello. The MAP sensor reading on a scanner should read about 1.0 to 1.5 volts at idle and 4.5 to 4.8 volts at wide open throttle. The MAP should read 4.8 volts or more when you have the key on...
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Electrical problems after upgrades
Hi there. From the description you have provided, all of your vehicle's electrical problems began with the "upgrades". Unfortunately this could be a can of worms to repair. Assuming, you had a qualified technician install the vehicle's radio and lighting...
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How to make a 3 years old, 45000 miles car driving like a new car
Hello. The vehicle may not ever feel like it did when you drove it off the lot. Overtime, wearing and driving over certain bumps can cause slight alterations to the feeling of the drive. In order to get the car...
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I cannot find a computer with the Part #. 1860A799. Can I use another part number that looks the same?
Hi there. The part number that you have is specific to your vehicle's computer system. If you are wanting to replace the computer with an aftermarket computer, you can but you will need the computer flashed (programmed) to the VIN...
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Replaced cv axle with non oem still getting clicking.
Hello. The play where the axle connects to the differential can be a bad bearing in the differential or more commonly the inner joint of the axle. Most of the time when this occurs it is because of a defective...

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