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Benefits of Using OEM Replacement Parts

Andy Mohr Collision Center Blog

Posted: November 14, 2019

OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. There are many benefits to using OEM replacement parts on your vehicle. Here are a few:

  1. They’re made directly by the car’s original manufacturer.
  2. They’re more likely to be warranty-compliant.
  3. They can add to the trade-in value of your vehicle.

If you need post-collision repairs or a parts replacement in the Plainfield, Fishers, or Bloomington areas, then you may be wondering about the benefits of using OEM parts vs. aftermarket. Our team at Andy Mohr Collision Center can help you out with that.

Learn more about OEM parts here, then contact us to schedule your parts replacement in the greater Indianapolis area.

1.They’re Made Directly by the Car’s Original Manufacturer

OEM parts are made directly by the manufacturer, which is why they’re often recommended for any post-collision parts replacements. They tend to be built to the manufacturer’s high-quality standards and are made to fit the specifications of your particular model.

This also means that they’re more likely to be safer overall because they offer an exact fit and proper crumple zones.  

2.They’re More Likely to Be Warranty-Compliant

OEM parts are what’s installed on your vehicle at the time of manufacture. That means that using OEM replacements will keep your car built as closely to factory specifications as possible. This is important to anyone under warranty or anyone who’s leasing a vehicle.

Many warranties require that parts replacements meet the manufacturer’s specification standards in order to maintain your vehicle’s coverage. While some aftermarket parts can meet these standards, OEM parts come directly from the manufacturer, so they’re mostly guaranteed to be warranty-compliant.

3.They Can Add to the Trade-In Value of Your Vehicle

If you plan to trade in your vehicle later on down the road when you’re ready for a fresh set of wheels, then it’s highly recommended that you use OEM replacement parts. Since OEM parts meet the manufacturer’s higher quality standards and keep your car built to its original factory specifications, they may give you a higher trade-in value for your vehicle when the time comes.

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We Use OEM Replacement Parts

When you visit one of our collision centers for a repair, you can be sure that we’ll offer genuine OEM parts for any parts replacements. Your safety is important to us, so we always do our best to keep your car built to factory specifications, especially when repairing your vehicle after a collision.

We keep our parts department well-stocked with all the essentials, but we’re always happy to place a special order at your request for these high-quality parts.

We’re proud to offer a wide range of collision repair services, including:

  • Windshield repairs
  • Tire services
  • Hail damage repairs
  • Front end alignments

You can contact us directly to schedule any auto maintenance you may need.

Repair Your Car with OEM Replacement Parts

If you’re in need of post-collision repairs and you want them done using OEM replacement parts, contact the team at Andy Mohr Collision Center, serving the greater Bloomington area. We’ll tell you more about the benefits of these parts and get your repairs underway, so that you can get back out onto the Indianapolis area roadways.

Drivers near Fishers, Plainfield, and other surrounding areas can contact us to schedule service today!

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