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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »