Q: What are the consumables and replacement parts

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What are the consumables and replacement parts

My car has 40000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The difference between a consumables and re...

The difference between a consumables and replacement part is that any component that does not need to be replaced on a regular schedule is considered a replacement part.

  • Examples of consumables are: brake pads, rotors, tires, wiper blades, air/fuel filters, oil fluid, and oil filters.

  • Examples of replacement parts are: A/C compressor, alternator, brake caliper, steering rack and pinion, power steering pump, transmission, engine, axles, wheel speed sensor.

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