Car Parts The Essential Auto Parts Guide  

Drake Bird
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A list of essential car parts, all manufactured components of automobiles. There are hundreds of small parts that come together to form a modern automobile, from hardware and accessories that compliment the car's body and exterior to electronics embedded in the dashboard to the components that make up vital portions of the car's engine and transmission.

This list includes names of all important car parts - many of which can be purchased and replaced online - essential for building, maintaining and driving a working automobile. What are the functions of each of these important car parts? You'll find out on this list. They are identified by name and also by the portion of the car in which they are typically found. If you know of any important or key auto parts that aren't included in the list, please include them in the comments section.
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1
Bonnet/hood
Body and exterior.

2
Body and exterior.

3
Unexposed bumper
Body and exterior.

4
Exposed bumper
Body and exterior.

5
Cowl screen
Body and exterior.

6
Decklid
Body and exterior.

7
Fascia rear and support
Body and exterior.

8

9
Front clip
Body and exterior.

10
Front fascia and header panel
Body and exterior.

11
Grille
Body and exterior.

12
Pillar and hard trim
Body and exterior.

13
Quarter panel
Body and exterior.

14
Radiator core support
Body and exterior.

15
Rocker panel
Body and exterior.

16
Roof Rack
Body and exterior.

17
Body and exterior.

18
Front spoiler
Body and exterior.

19
Rear spoiler
Body and exterior.

20
Trim package
Body and exterior.

21
Trunk
Body and exterior.

22
Valance
Body and exterior.

23
Welded assembly
Body and exterior.

24
Door beam and panel
Body and exterior, Doors.

25
Outer door handle
Body and exterior, Doors.