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10 Best Stores to Buy Auto Parts in San Francisco, California

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Maintaining your car properly to ensure that it runs well and is reliable requires that you replace auto parts on a regular basis. The problem with that is that there are just so many part stores in San Francisco, and they’re not the same. We’ve assembled a list of the 10 best stores to buy auto parts in San Francisco, California to make things easier on you.

1. O’Reilly Auto Parts

2327 Blanding Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
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(510) 522-6739
Rating: 5 Stars on Yelp

Customers say that this store carries even hard to find parts that aren’t in stock at other part stores. The prices are low, and the staff are rated as being very knowledgeable.

2. Bay Area Parts-South City

619 Airport Blvd
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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(650) 589-5944
Rating: 5 Stars on Yelp

Note that this is actually a NAPA Auto Parts store. Customers rate it highly for having high quality parts on hand with very few items ever out of stock. The prices are reasonable, and the staff can help look up parts, or special order items that are not carried.

3. City Auto Supply

449 Littlefield Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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(650) 616-4968
Rating: 5 Stars on Yelp

While this store specializes in ACDelco parts, they actually carry parts for most makes and models. One customer called them the “Costco of auto parts” due to their wide inventory and low prices.

4. Kragen/O’Reilly Auto Parts

704 Central Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
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(510) 521-4567
Rating: 4.5 Stars on Yelp

Customers appreciate that staff will go out of their way to help find a part in the store, or order one that they do not carry. Prices here are low, and the store also price matches.

5. AutoZone

1575 S Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
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(415) 550-8630
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

The staff here are willing to explain the difference between various battery replacement grades, as well as other auto parts, including how those parts are installed. The store also offers low prices.

6. O’Reilly Auto Parts

4400 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611
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(510) 652-5318
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

Customers really appreciate the staff’s ability to find difficult to locate parts, including wheel bearings for RVs. The prices are generally low, and usually some of the lowest in the area.

7. AutoZone

807 27th St
Oakland, CA 94607
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(510) 208-1914
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

While this store gets high marks for almost always having the parts needed in stock, and for low pricing, some customers do note that the lines can be long and service can be slow during busy periods of the day.

8. O’Reilly Auto Parts

1200 El Camino Real
Millbrae, CA 94030
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(650) 583-0443
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

Customers like the fact that this store is well stocked, and that the prices are low. They also like the regular oil and filter specials, as well as the coupons to help them save money. The staff are knowledgeable and happy to help locate the right part, although some customers do note that lines can be long during busy times of the day.

9. O’Reilly Auto Parts

133 Manor Dr
Pacifica, CA 94044
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(650) 355-6213
Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

This store gets very high marks for their level of inventory and the fact that most parts are always in stock. The prices are affordable, and the staff will not only help find the right part, but will explain how to install it.

10. O’Reilly Auto Parts

4540 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94112
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(415) 586-8262 Rating: 4 Stars on Yelp

Customers appreciate the knowledgeable staff and their willingness to help find the right part. However, some customers do note that this store is not as well stocked as other AutoZone locations.

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