Mopar Replacement Parts and Accessories
The term Mopar was first used by Chrysler in the 1920s and was introduced as a brand of premium quality performance and replacement parts starting in 1937. Mopar parts are original equipment manufactured parts for Chrysler vehicles. The term Mopar has passed into broader usage among car enthusiasts as an unambiguous reference to the parent company Chrysler Group LLC.
Mopar Parts Warranty
The Mopar parts and accessories are warranted against defects in workmanship or materials for 24 months/unlimited miles for both parts and labor.
Mopar parts sold wholesale to an automotive service facility and installed by a professional technician on or after October 1, 2014, are warranted against defects in workmanship or materials for 24 months and unlimited miles for parts and up to $150.00 in labor.
Mopar parts sold over-the-counter on or after October 1, 2014, for vehicle owner or do-it-yourself installation warranty is warranted against defects in workmanship or materials for 24 months/unlimited miles for parts exchange only.
The Three Primary Benefits obtained from the use of Mopar OEM Parts on your Vehicle:
Routine maintenance and repairs are part of owning and maintaining a vehicle. Ensuring you get high-quality service from trained technicians who will do the job right is important for your car or truck's health and safety. Otherwise, that service might end up reversing itself in no time, and you'll find yourself back in the shop yet again, which is both annoying and costly.
A big part of quality service is the type of parts used to replace worn or broken components. There are plenty of cheaper options for aftermarket parts, or parts not made by the original equipment manufacturer (for example, Toyota or Honda). But, there's a good chance they will end up negatively affecting your vehicle or causing additional unexpected problems, which means more money out of your pocket and time spent in the repair shop. No, thank you.
That's why we suggest always using OEM parts rather than aftermarket parts when possible. OEM stands for the original equipment manufacturer, so they will be the exact part that was used when your car was first assembled. There are 3 main benefits to using OEM parts on your Honda, Toyota, Jaguar, Cadillac, Infiniti, or Land Rover that we think greatly outweigh the higher costs.
1. Guaranteed Quality
First and foremost, OEM parts are guaranteed to be a perfect fit and function properly. This high-quality standard is way worth it because there's nothing worse than spending money on a part that ends up not being compatible with your vehicle or not working the way it should.
Aftermarket parts also run the risk of causing extra wear-and-tear on your vehicle or breaking much sooner than a genuine Toyota part would. So, investing in an OEM part could actually be less expensive in the long run because they have much more longevity.
In fact, OEM parts can actually increase the operational life of your vehicle's components because that's what they were made for! So you never have to worry about replacing it more often than what would be expected for that specific component.
But, if you want to take the gamble on cheap aftermarket parts that could unexpectedly break at any time, that's your choice! But we also understand that sometimes it's all you can afford. We want to give you the knowledge to make informed decisions for your precious vehicle and not be caught off guard by a faulty aftermarket part.
3. Better Performance and Efficiency
Finally, OEM parts are smartly designed and rigorously tested to match the manufacturer's standards, so you won't have to worry about them affecting your vehicle's performance or efficiency. Aftermarket parts are known to fail much quicker, as mentioned above, and the additional wear or forced fit can definitely cause poor performance and decreased fuel efficiency.
So, if you want to keep your peace of mind about the quality of your replacement part, how long it will last before needing another replacement, and the performance and fuel efficiency of your vehicle, we recommend always using genuine Mopar OEM parts for your servicing.