Majority of vehicle owners were unaware about the technical details of their vehicles and thus they find it difficult to understand the exact problem when they face such circumstances. It would be in ones best interest to have the knowledge about the various motor parts and accessories. It would help them to save the expenses in terms of repair costs or being cheated by fraud technicians or even one could resolve the problems on ones own.
The variety of motor parts and accessories available in most of the motors or cars could be categorized as follows:
- Body or external car motor parts– These consists of the essential parts like bumpers, body styling parts and accessories, emblem, motor door handle, lock and related accessories. It may also comprise of sheet metals for door, fuel tank and related parts, gas cap, fuel door, lift support, hood, mirrors and related accessories, license plate and its parts. Hatch parts, lugs, nuts, bolts, radiator and its various accessories, sunroof parts, various switches, rocker panel and so on are also included this list.
- Lighting related motors part – These include various types of headlights and the relevant parts or accessories, bulbs, driving related lights, turn indicating lights, corner signals, fog light, tail light, third brake light, various internal lights, other special use light, various switches, back up light, variety of other lighting accessory and parts, wiring related component, side marker, various relays, etc.
- Engine related motors part – It consists of the drive train, cams, valve train, air filters, catalytic converter, header, heating system, oxygen sensor, radiators and its accessories, air conditioning system, cooling system, timing system, exhaust system, intake system, fuel system, manifold, spark plug, various wires and supporting parts, etc.
- Safety and comfort related automobile motor parts – such as the brakes, axles, ball joint, suspension, drive shaft, steering wheel, brake disc, brake hose, pad, lines, caliper, brake lines, booster, brake master cylinder, power steering pump, control arm, shock, thrust arm, strut, steering system, steering rack, tie rod, gear box, and various other parts.
- Interior related automobile motor parts and accessories – These consist of the following like cargo accessory, carpet kit, liner, dash board and its accessories, floor mat, floor liner, various meters, gauges, monitor, seat cover, etc.
- Motor exteriors related accessories – Usually these consist of various body shaping or styling accessories, various covers for protection of the vehicle from environmental effects, bumpers, variety of stylish door handles or door locks and the related parts, variety of headlights or taillights, mirrors, etc.
- Motor wheel- Various wheels, remolded tires, spare accessories used with tires, simulator, covers for wheels, cap, tires and wheels caring guides, etc.
- Variety of other tools – These were especially useful for maintenance or repairs purpose such as code reader, apparels, scan tool, jack, stand, lift, various other garage accessory, etc.
Thus, having the knowledge about various car motor accessories helps one to understand the motor related concepts, the possible problem areas and their suitable approaches.