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 is this panel on the front of BMWs for?

I know the panels circled in yellow are headlight washers and exist on many cars now. However, on several BMWs I have noticed an extra panel, circled in red. It is not symmetric and I have only ...
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What is this oval device on this car's doors?

What is this oval-shaped device on this car’s doors? I haven’t seen it before.
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What is the purpose of this black plastic loop around rim spokes?

Many rims seem to have this piece of plastic around one of the spokes. It seems to be a zip tie fastening the rim in place. But what is its exact purpose? If it is required to fasten the rim in place, ...
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Help identifying 2013 Honda Accord rear view mirror plastic piece

I have a 2013 Honda Accord EX-L. I am trying to find the name and maybe a part number for the plastic piece covering the rear view mirror. It is the rectangle piece inside the square plastic piece ...
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Need to find out which type of radial shaft seal I have

I am repairing the coilover of a Yamaha XT600 2kf and I need to replace a radial shaft seal. Unfortunately I have not been able to identify the exact type of seal this is. I have only been able to ...
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What is this colorful coil under the hood?

I took a look under the hood of my friend’s car and saw this colorful coil: What is this?
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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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How Can I obtain PIES/ACES Datasets

Are there any resources out there for obtaining PIES data for an aftermarket part supplier? Or do aftermarket parts manufacturers make their parts catalog available in any other format(other than PDF)?...
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Hatchback connector - Mazda 3 2010

I have a cable that connects the black cover in the rear area of a 2010 Mazda 3 to the rear door. The end connector clip is no longer working. Is there a name for this component? I believe I need to ...
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Any idea what this is?

I found this in my driveway under my car (2013 Subaru Legacy), so I can only assume it broke off. Any idea what it is??
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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 round cylinder on top of classic car engine

This is probably ridiculous question but I can't seem to find a chart on google that explains typical parts of a classic american car. I always seen that round disc like cylinder on top of many muscle ...
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Help identifying attachment part for a rider mower/tractor (picture)

I have had a renter at my home who left some items behind in my shed. One of them is the item shown which I believe is a rear attachment for a rider mower/tractor. It does not fit mine (a craftsman). ...
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What is this electrical component circled in blue in this engine bay?

I was wondering what this component could be. i couldnt post full size picture since it was over 2mb but full picture also showed a part that looked similar to the part circled in blue. i think that ...
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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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CV Boot Kit Unknown Piece

Bought a Rein BKN0016R CV boot kit for a MK4 Golf. However, it came with a C-shaped metal clip(?) that I have no clue where it goes or what it does. Didn't see a similar piece on the existing boot or ...
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What is the name of this part on a 2003 Mazda Protege5?

I'm coming up empty-handed on a Google search so maybe I'm not searching with the right vocabulary. I have 2 LEDs out and I'm not sure if the single bulb can be replaced or if it's one single part ...
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What is the component near air filter in Astra G

In my Opel Astra G selection 1.4 I found a blue plug connection, what might be its use? It's near the air filter.
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90 Jeep YJ: Identify part on top of engine?

What is this part from the top of the engine? Part can be seen broken in this attached image. EDIT Vehicle info: 1990 Jeep Wrangler YJ 6 cylinder 4.2L
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Interior piece for 2011 Corolla

I replaced the carpet on my 2011 Corolla and cannot remember where this piece goes. Anybody ever seen something like this?
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Help identifying a similar sunroof "spring" part/replacement

I am looking for help to identify a similar part/replacement for this flat spring strip. It is a retrofit manual, thus the part is not in the ETK or any other parts catalogue that I can see. The part ...
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What are those parts in peugeot 206 car?

I want to know that what are those parts in peugeot 206 car ?
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What is this wire circled in green in the picture below that connects to the distributor body?

This green circled wire as you can see in the picture below connects to the lower part of the distributor body and it looks like its on top of the wiring for the condenser as well. Is this some sort ...
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Renault Clio 1.2L 2002 16v Part Identification

I have a 2002 Renault Clio 1.2L 16v and would like to know the name and part number of the below image so I have a bit more context around what I am looking at. For some context this sits beneath the ...
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What are these parts? Underside of Mercedes Sprinter close to fuel tank

These are from underside of Mercedes Sprinter close to fuel tank. One goes to the engine, the other to a diesel heater. I think they're too small to the fuel filters or pumps. What are they?
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Identification of component on top of water pump

I have a 2003 3.8L V6 Mustang. The piece on top of the water pump looks bad, and I'd like to replace it when I replace the water pump. I can't find the name of this gasket(?) so I don't know what to ...
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Help identifying part from car (possibly BMW)

Is anyone able to identify what this is? This is an artifact from property damage caused by a car. I am curious if the number at the top would help identify the vehicle, or if it is just a common part ...
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Is this a car part?

The white object in the photo was found in a place where a car was parked. Is this a car part? In case it would help, the parking place was in a country guesthouse, so maybe it's a piece from other ...
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Help Identifying Wiring Harness

I need to find out what this goes, the year and I think it’s to a corvette eco and wiring harness but don’t know for sure Help [![enter image description here][3]][3] [3]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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How do I identify a part number for a Nissan Pulsar

I'm currently trying to find a replacement for a broken indicator stalk on my N15 Nissan Pulsar and am having a hard time finding it with wreckers. I know there is probably a low chance of this, but ...
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Replacing faulty window motor from another VAG car

I own Seat Ibiza 1.4 petrol, and front passengers window motor is not working and I have to replace it. The part number is 6R0959802EE. I want to buy a used part instead of a new one to save some ...
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Yamaha ATV Carburetor Identification

I have a 2001 Yamaha Wolverine ATV. I have orderd a needle and seat for the carb multiple times by the VIN#. The parts have not fit.(JY4AHO4Y51A001880) I'm starting to think this is not the original ...
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Unknown Part For '78 Lincoln

I recently changed the Ignition Control Module on my 1978 Lincoln Continental. This part was mounted onto the ICM and plugs directly into it. I have gone to the Lincoln/Ford dealership, visited ...
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Unknown Leaking Hose behind Volvo engine

There's a hose behind the engine that connects to some fitting that passes through the firewall on an old Volvo XC90 that seems to be leaking oil. I can't identify what that part is. Does power ...
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Car model of this extensible trunk/boot cover searched

I found this extensible trunk/boot cover of a car, but I have no idea for what car model this could be. There is nothing written on it (no reference or brand). It is 139 cm long. I am in France, so it ...
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What is this part - air intake for Skoda Octavia

The piece in the centre is missing a cap/top of sorts. This is a Skoda Octavia (with a VW Polo engine), front right engine room. Any idea what this part is called? Checking the manual yielded no ...
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What's this part called? (a manual transmission shifting mechanism connecting to the shifter under the hood. 2000 hyundai accent)

Close up of it. Zoomed out, to show it's relative location. Awhile back, I was trying to see what I could do to improve the feel of the shifter, and decided to proactively replace the gear oil and ...
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What is this frame(?) piece and/or where could I find out?

1994 Ford F-150...4x4...5.8L...Automatic This is looking straight back from just under the front bumper on the driver's side. The coiled tube on the left side of the picture is housed/inset into a ...
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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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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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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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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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