Questions tagged [part-identification]

Questions about identifying a part, usually to enable a replacement to be sourced. Questions asking for shopping assistance are off-topic here

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What in the heyl is this thang?

I done bought me a mysterious 1998 5.4 v8 ford van. Econoline series. Done some snoopin under the hood and found this dang weird plastic box just hangin... danglin there zip tied to the dang high ...
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What is this inlet part on a lawnmower muffler?

I have noticed a small box on the bottom of the muffler on a Mountfield SV150 lawnmower engine. Inside is a reed valve set up as inlet only and a small filter grill. What is the purpose of this part? ...
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Part from my Ford 2014 C-Max?

My A/C doesn’t work - I found this under the car this morning. Are they related? Is this even from my car? Thanks for any help
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Component Identification / 1995 F150 5.8L 351W

Can someone tell me what components these are? The rubber hoses on them are cracking and I'd like to try and get OEM since there are 90° bends in the hoses. Also, I'm genuinely curious as to what ...
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What is this wierd thang in the back of my van?

I was spendin' the day fixin some stupid door latches on this van. Newly acquired 5.4 v8 1998 e150 Ford. She needs love. I fixed the latches Mcgyver style... thought I was gonna need dynamite but ...
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Help with Identifying Missing Part Due to Unauthorized Removal [closed]

All, A part was removed from underneath engine block of my neighbor’s 1987 Ford Ranger XLT that was parked in his driveway by an unknown person, and we can’t seem to identify the missing part. Here ...
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Can anyone help me identify this pipe in my engine bay?

Hi. This pipe has recently developed an oil leak. It is the one I have highlighted in red. Cannot seem to get a definitive answer as to what the pipe actually is. Can anyone help me identify it ...
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What is this thing hanging from a wire from the front headliner at the top of the windshield?

Had my windshield replaced last week, and then this week this black rectangular plastic thing dropped in front of me. Held in place by a wire attached to it going under the headliner - length of wire ...
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What is this that (probably) came off a 2002 Ford Ka

I moved my car and noticed this thing where it was parked. I'm not sure what it is but think there's quite a high probability that it came from my car. Since this has happened I've noticed that there'...
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Rear Coil Spring perch for Golf MK5 GTi - what part number?

According to the diagram at https://workshop-manuals.com/volkswagen/golf-mk5/running_gear_axles_steering/rear_suspension_drive_shaft/assembly_overview_shock_absorber_coil_spring_(front-wheel_drive)/ (...
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Engine backfired and blew this part to pieces. Please identify so I can source out a replacement. See notes on photo

Please identify so I can source out a replacement. See notes on photo.
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What is this thing here?

My rear abs locks up when it rains, Brake light is on. This part sits behind the driver headlight area. I can't order the part unless we know what it is. 2002 Dodge Ram Van 2500.
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Need help locating a Ford Focus part

Found this small cap on the floor inside the cabin of a Ford Focus, need help locating where it belongs. Thank you!
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Identify Broken Taillight

Someone backed into my car and left a large dent. Luckily part of their tail light also broke off so I was hoping someone here could help identify the model of car to track down who did it. It is at ...
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Does anyone know the name of this part?

My Vw Jetta 2005 (manual transmission) is having a hard time switching gears. Found out this was the problem. Does anyone know the name of this? (https://i.stack.imgur.com/JrgMR.jpg)
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Identifying a connector on engine block

I have 2005 Subaru Outback 3.0R H6. Today, out of the blue I've got P0500 Vehicle Speed Sensor "A" code. One of the symptoms of this code might be exposed wires somewhere. I checked the wires under ...
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Ford F-150 (2011, 5.0L) wobbling pulley and rattle

I drive a 2011 F-150 with the 5.0 motor in it and after cranking it up this morning it's driving fine but the circled pulley at the front of the block (with arrow pointing towards the front of the ...
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Which front brake discs for CITROЁN C4 I HATCHBACK 1.6 HDI

I am wondering which brake discs to order for my Oct 2005 Citroen C4 Coupe Diesel (Berline). When I am searching I find both 283mm and 266mm models. I am considering this set of discs and pads: 440....
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How to find the correct air filter for my car?

I am trying to replace my both Cabin and Engine Air filter. The problem is, not sure how to find the match for it. I check the existing air filters and this is what it says. Cabin Air Filter 5092 14 ...
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This part fell off my car

Any idea what it is or what it’s for? Are there safety concerns? It’s about the size of a watch / bracelet. It’s from a 2006 Toyota 4Runner. Thanks for any help!!]1
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need help to identify the correct valve cover gasket for my old honda fit

I have an old 2006 honda fit with a LA-GD1 engine (1.3L) (the one with the 8 spark plugs) and its leaking oil in the main/inner 4 spark plugs, i figured its because the valve cover gasket is failing (...
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I wanna know what this belongs too is it a part for a car or a boat or something else

What kind of part is this and what does it do
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What is this thing called and what is the correct hose order f150?

A few months ago this little box started leaking coolant (the green stuff), i took it to the mechanic to repair, charge me for it but apparently did nothing because continue leaking (just a few drops ...
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mechanic left a part loose and i need help identifying where it should be attached

Yesterday, I had the starter replaced on my 2009 Honda CR-V. After investigating a strange noise when the fan kicked in, I discovered what appears to be a bracket with some electrical connection on it ...
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What is this object

I found this in my car, under passenger seat. Car is 2015 Subaru Legacy. Man at dealership said it wasn't a part of the car, but I'm still wondering. It appears pneumatic. The part that sticks out ...
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This came off in my car. Car is Honda Accord sport 2014

Was driving my car just fine, then was on a road going up hill and I heard like a thumping noise. Parked and saw this thing unconnected. What is the name of this, what does it do, how much to fix, or ...
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What is this part that flew off of the car?

While driving a 2004 Saab 93, I heard something that sounded like a baseball card stuck in a bike spoke. I pulled over to see what it was, and this metal piece snapped off and flew out from what I ...
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Identify this windshield sticker

I have a rental car with this tiny sticker inside. It could look like an antenna, but there is nothing connected to it. The notch is at the place where there is little crack in the glass, so I'm ...
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What model carburetor is this? (Mikuni Corp)

Recently, my ATV (a 1997 Yamaha Big Bear 350 2x4) developed a carburetor issue where it would run rich. I took it to a mechanic who says that it needs a new carburetor. However, he was unable to find ...
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What screw is missing from this carb (photos included)

I'm repairing a carb and the part (screw?) which goes in here broke, and I'm struggling to find a replacement as I'm not sure what to search for! What's it called? As shown in the picture it's a ...
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2004 Honda Accord Part ID

I'm trying to figure out what this part is called on a 2004 Honda Accord. Mine is damaged and I'd like to figure out if I can repair or replace it. I've been looking around on parts websites but didn'...
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What is this well-connected, round box on my Chinese Honda SDH125-51?

I have a maintenance question for my Honda motorcycle. I believe it is a CB125F in most of the world. I am new to doing my own work. I am very interested in this one part that seems to be the center ...
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Where does this hose connect on my Chinese Honda SDH125-51?

I have a maintenance question for my Honda motorcycle. I believe it is a CB125F in most of the world. I am new to doing my own work and I am trying to identify a hose (pictures attached). Can you ...
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Which 18-pin automotive connector is this?

What type of automotive connector is on the images below? The last image (from device docs) says "pa66-gf35" which leads me to this Tyco Electronics connector catalogue where this "housing material" ...
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Where do third-party spare part vendors get the information which parts fit which models?

I work in the Automotive industry in a small company that supplies parts to different vehicle manufacturers. We sometimes have a hard time finding out which models our parts go into, the manufacturers ...
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Can this grille be found in any other car other than a Dodge Stratus?

EDIT Since finding those numbers I plugged them into google and it appears the part number is for a Dodge Stratus... Could it potentially go to another type of car as well or would the grille be a ...
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Honda CR-V engine connector identification

Been getting P2647 engine codes along with an intermittent VSA error on my 2005 Honda CR-V EX. Took the engine cover off to poke around and found some frayed wires coming from a connector on the front ...
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What is this (cooling-system related) part?

A while back I stopped my 2000 Ford Ranger (V6 4WD) and all of a sudden there was white smoke pouring out from under the hood, indicating that something was leaking radiator fluid. When I opened the ...
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Spark Plug Cross Reference (Denso IK24C11)

I am replacing the spark plugs on my engine, and the manual calls for Denso IK24C11 plugs. However, it does not appear that Denso makes these any longer. I cannot find them on their website (although ...
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Identifying a part behind front bumper cover

I am trying to identify a certain part but after extensive googling still don't have an answer. So the part that I am looking at is located just behind the front bumper cover and above the engine ...
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1972 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia - What is this part / portal on the body?

Curious as to what this circular port is on our 72 VW Ghia. There is a matching one on the opposite side. There appears to be a bolt immediately opposite on the inside panel but I've not attempted to ...
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OEM Boost control solenoid part number?

In my never ending quest to keep my aging 2004 WRX functional, I’ve started to look into my wobbling boost pressures. One suggestion I heard was that, after hundreds of thousands of miles, it’s ...
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How to mark tires so they can be identified after theft?

A real-life situation: a car owner leaves his car near a multistoried building in the evening and in the morning he sees the car is standing on bricks and wheels are gone. He addresses the police and ...
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Identify partly burned chip on a circuit board

Can anyone identify the burned chip on this circuit board? It is a Chinese motorcycle dashboard, but the design is probably from Kawasaki Rouser. The chip might not be burned, but one pin is broken so ...
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2015 Honda Accord - missing console port cover

Can someone please tell me the technical name (and part if possible) of the missing port cover here? I think the mechanic took it off during an oil change and forgot to put it back Is it '33-clip, ...
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What is a GB in this part diagram?

I've been looking at this diagram to try and understand what's what under my hood, and I'm not sure what "GB-1" and "GB-2" and so on are referring to.
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Do month-year coloured dots on batteries signify install-by expiration date?

As per How do you know if the replacement battery is a good one?, it may be the case that I've purchased a battery that may not be at its best. I got it from a VW dealer installed on 2016-10-01; it ...
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2014 Skoda Octavia - Unidentified part

I recently bought a 2014 SKODA Octavia 1.4 TSI Elegance DSG 5dr and found the below random piece of plastic in the glove box. I appreciate any help in identifying it. I ideally want to know what is is ...
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2002 Chevy Impala part name

What's the name of this part? I notice that it's smoking in my car..
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Toyota Land crusier GRFE1 2015 Engine Part name?

This is a Toyota engine picture online of a car engine similar to mine can somebody help me and tell me what is this part? It is a picture of a Toyota FJ Cruiser.