Here at OEM Auto Parts, serving our customers in Encino, Tarzana and the rest of the San Fernando Valley is our #1 priority. But we’re always glad to help those who aren’t in the greater Los Angeles area as well, so feel free to give us a call and let us know what OEM auto parts you need.
Why More People Choose To Buy Through Us
When it comes to looking for automobile parts, there are plenty of ways in which a person can arrive at the parts that they need. However, some of the ways are authentic and clean cut. But on the other hand, some of the ways that auto parts are obtained are downright dangerous. One example of this is buying used auto parts from a junk yard, salvage yard, or auto repair shop. All of these places usually sell used auto parts that can be used for various things when repairing your car. What’s even more scary, though, is the fact that automobile shops generally put used auto parts in a car that’s going to be repaired, too, just in order to save the auto repair place a little bit of money. But here are some of the dangers of buying used auto parts if you aren’t familiar with them.
1. The History
When buying anything that’s used you rarely know the history of the product. The same holds true for auto parts, unfortunately. Consider that when you purchase auto parts from a junk yard you rarely know if that part has been through an auto accident and is a good enough piece to put on your car. Even though most of the auto parts that can be obtained through a junk or salvage yard are purchased at your own risk and without a warranty, there are some major risks associated with doing so.
2. Too Unreliable
As mentioned, used auto parts can also be purchased from auto repair shops. The reality at most auto repair shops is that the used auto parts that are there are usually kept in one large pile in the back of the repair shop. If you buy a used alternator from the repair shop then how would you know if it’ll last? It is very possible that the auto parts that are purchased from a repair shop are no good, or else if they are halfway decent auto parts they may just break down the next week. The auto parts that can be obtained through an auto repair shop or a salvage yard are just too unreliable to justify buying. Of course, you may very well be offered a refund or exchange if this were to happen, but the best thing would be to stay away from used auto parts altogether.
3. Don’t Get Ripped Off!
Unfortunately, getting ripped off is a very real possibility when you buy auto parts that have been used before. Even if you don’t buy the used auto parts through a repair shop or a junk yard, if you do buy used auto parts through a private dealer then you always run the risk of getting downright ripped off. What is even more discomforting is the fact that you may never even be able to get a hold of the person ever again, too.
In the end, it really doesn’t matter whether or not the part really does work or not. The fact of the matter is that buying used auto parts is just downright risky and dangerous. Even though millions of people engage in this practice daily, used auto parts should be discouraged!
Great Things About Encino
One of the things we love about being located in Encino, is all the great things there are to do here. Not everyone takes advantage of the amenities around us, but here at All OEM Auto Parts, we think you should. Besides all the great shops and restuarants here, we also have some fantastic creeks! Here’s what we’re talking about:
And for those of you that aren’t from Encino and wondering where we’re located, this visual map should help:
Auto Parts Industry
While this isn’t necessarily our blog page, I think it’s a good place to add a quick sound bite I heard from one of our customers today. That auto part is a hot trend in California right now! I think it’s because so many people here in Encino are looking to make their cars last as long as possible, which of course means more business for us 🙂
And for all the tech geeks out there, here’s what it looks like just in Encino, California