Are used auto parts safe to use? Should I buy used auto parts?
Whether you’ve been in an unfortunate accident, or your vehicle has broken down, you may be asking yourself if used auto parts are safe to buy, or should you pay for new aftermarket parts. While every situation is different, this post will help you better understand to pros and cons of buying auto parts from a junkyard or auto recycler versus a national chain selling foreign made, non-OEM parts. Enjoy!
Junkyard doesn’t mean Junk
While not all parts are created equal, neither are junkyards. At Butler Auto Recycling we sell original OEM manufacture designed and tested auto parts. These parts statistically have failure rates are 2 to 3% lower than aftermarket and rebuilt. So when you buy used auto parts from Butler’s, you have a greater success rate then buying expensive new aftermarket auto parts.