CAR PART LONGEVITY

Car part longevity is something that affects all car owners. Car part longevity depends on a few different factors, including where you live. In this section you'll find articles dedicated to car part longevity.

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How long do car tires last?

It's probably safe to assume that everyone knows car tires eventually wear out. But is there any way to determine how long your car tires will last?

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  • How long do alternators last?
    How long do alternators last?

    The alternator in your car or truck has a difficult job. It attempts to maintain your battery's charge despite the number of electrical devices you choose to operate. But how long do alternators last? See more »

  • How long do automotive engines last?
    How long do automotive engines last?

    Automotive engine longevity depends on several factors. But wouldn't it be nice to know exactly how long you could expect the engine in your car or truck to last? See more »

  • How long do automotive spark plugs last?
    How long do automotive spark plugs last?

    Spark plugs play a critical role in your car's engine. Of course, they don't last forever, so it's important to replace your spark plugs from time to time. Do you know how long spark plugs typically last? See more »

  • How long do brake pads last?
    How long do brake pads last?

    Mechanics and manufacturers have a loosely agreed upon mileage range for most brake pads. Yet the lifespan of a brake pad depends on a set of variables ranging from driving style to the laws of physics. See more »

  • How long do car ignitions last?
    How long do car ignitions last?

    With fewer moving parts and components that often last the life of the car, it's no wonder that modern ignition systems are often trouble free. But how long do car ignition systems really last? See more »

  • How long do car shocks last?
    How long do car shocks last?

    It used to be fun sitting in the back of the bus and feeling the jolt of a bumpy ride. Now you're older and want a smooth ride. Paying attention to your car shocks might help you with that. See more »

  • How long do car tires last?
    How long do car tires last?

    It's probably safe to assume that everyone knows car tires eventually wear out. But is there any way to determine how long your car tires will last? See more »

  • How long do crankshaft bearings last?
    How long do crankshaft bearings last?

    Crankshaft bearings support the crankshaft, one of the components that makes your car's engine rotate. For such an important part, you want to be sure they're working properly. But how long do they last, and how can you tell if they need replacing? See more »

  • How long do engine valves last?
    How long do engine valves last?

    Your car's intake and exhaust valves are critical for optimal engine performance. But how do you know when one or more of them is about to go bad? And how long are engine valves expected to last, anyway? See more »

  • How long do fuel injectors last?
    How long do fuel injectors last?

    As the system tasked with getting gas to the engine, fuel injectors are an important part of your car. How long can you expect yours to last, and how do you know if they need replacing? See more »

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