Vehicles & Parts

The automotive chassis is the frame of the vehicle which supports the various parts such as engine, brakes, steering, axle, tires and so forth. If the engine is the heart of the vehicle, the chassis is the skeleton. It is the most important structural part of the vehicle.

Every automobile has a number of complex parts that help in efficient and long term functioning of the car. Some components such as automotive fluids and belts may seem trivial but are crucial to maintaining a healthy engine. Automobile parts are being manufactured all over the globe with precision and advanced technological methods. Some of the most important automobile components include the engine, gearbox parts, drive axle, steering and suspension, brakes, and so forth.

Basic Car Parts You Should Know and What They Look Like:

Battery. The battery is a critical component.

Axle. The axle is responsible for transferring power from the engine to the wheels.

Brakes. There are numerous components to your car's brake system.

Radiator. You will find the radiator underneath the hood.

AC Compressor.

Muffler.

Transmission.

Shock Absorbers.

A single car has about 30,000 parts, counting every part down to the smallest screws. Some of these parts are made at Toyota, but we also have lots of suppliers that make many of these parts. The 30,000 or so parts use different raw materials and different manufacturing processes.

Here are a few important car components that can be found under the hood, and a little information about what they do.

The Battery. The car battery should sound familiar to most car owners, because it needs to be replaced every few years.

The Alternator. 

The Engine Air Filter. 

The Radiator.