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Auto Repair

Steps to Take Prior to Selling Your Car to a Junkyard

Do you have a car that costs more to repair than it is worth? Or a car that you simply cannot sell, no matter how many times you have lowered the price? If so, it may be time to think about selling your car to a junk or salvage yard. A junk or salvage yard purchases cars that other people do not want. The working parts can be pulled off of the car and sold to those in need of the parts, and the metal can be recycled. If you are thinking of selling your car to a junkyard, here are a few important steps that you should take first.

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Is there Still Value in Your Old Car?

It can be deflating when your vehicle starts to show signs of age and is continually in the shop. Not only is stressful. Is it really worth it to buy a new car? Below, let's take a look at how to evaluate how much value is still left in your car, and whether keeping your old car is the best option.

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Why a Junkyard Can Save You Money On Vehicle Repair

If you have no problem getting dirty or building things without instructions, repairing your vehicle with parts from a junkyard might be everything you've been wanting to get involved in. So what are the perks you may ask? Here's a look at how you can save serious amounts of money by visiting a junkyard for vehicle repair parts.

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What to Consider When Buying Used Auto Parts

There are many benefits associated with buying used auto parts. Used auto parts are usually significantly cheaper than purchasing new auto parts. Additionally, if you have an older car or a car that the manufacturer is no longer producing parts for, getting your hands on new parts can be challenging, if not impossible. If you are in the market for used auto parts, here are three of the factors that you will want to consider as you shop for parts.

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The Benefits of Used Auto Parts

When your car has a part that needs to be replaced, you have a big decision to make. You have to decide whether to purchase a new auto part for your automobile or whether to purchase a used part. Many people dismissed used auto parts, but there are many benefits associated with them. Learning what the benefits are may help you to see why you may want to purchase used auto parts. Here are three of those benefits.

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What to Consider When Replacing Your Car's Fender

When it comes to a fender bender, there are several parts you may have to purchase to restore your vehicle fully. Ace Auto Parts carries fenders and other used auto parts that will fit on your car. Visit our junkyard and find out if we have the part you need. You can also call ahead or visit our online store to see if we have a part you want.

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The Best Auto Parts You Can Find in a Salvage Yard

Most of the vehicles on our property are wrecked vehicles. Although part of the car is destroyed, the rest of machinery on it may still be in perfectly good condition. Many of the used parts are still valuable and can be reused or sold. Below is a list of standard auto parts on old cars that are still valuable. If you have any questions about a particular vehicle, you can contact, and we’ll let you know if we have it.

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Should You Purchase Automotive OEM Parts?

If you’ve ever taken your care into a used auto parts store looking for a part, the service technician may have asked you if you want OEM, aftermarket, or genuine auto parts. Although the differences are often subtle, there can be a significant difference in the level of quality of each. Below we explain the differences between each and which is best for your car. Ace Auto Parts carries a wide selection of auto parts. If you are looking for a specific auto component, please ask us.

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Is Your Car Dead? It May Be the Alternator

Ace Auto Parts offers used alternators for all types of vehicles. The alternator keeps the electrical current flowing through your car to keep the battery charged. When the alternator goes out, it’s not long before the battery will lose its charge. You may also have problems starting the car, as the engine cranks slowly or doesn’t crank at all. Before you replace an alternator, you should explore other possible causes for your battery going dead or your car not starting. If you decide to replace the alternator, here are some tips to ensure that you are successful.

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Is There Any Benefit to Replacing Headlights in Pairs?

When you bring your car into our service center to have a headlight changed, you may be inclined to want both headlights changed. Although this is considered a standard practice, the question may be, ‘is changing both lights necessary?’ The answer is, no, it’s not required to replace both bulbs. There are some advantages, however, to getting a professional Ace Auto Parts mechanic to change both lights at the same time.

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