Mechanical Repair

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+   Recycled OE Mechanical Parts

All parts are carefully dismantled in one of our state-of-the-art dismantling plants, inspected for damage, and inventoried with consistent and accurate descriptions to ensure their quality.

Engines
LKQ procures late model, low mileage salvage as the resource for our quality recycled engine line. LKQ recycled engines go through the following process:

  • Engines are run and reach operating temperature before dismantling (when possible)
  • After viability has been confirmed, all fluids are drained
  • Units are removed from vehicle and separated from the transmission
  • Compression is checked on all cylinders
  • Engines are sealed and banded to pallet
  • LKQ recycled engines may include the following parts left on the engine for convenience but are NOT included under the engine warranty:
    • Alternator
    • A/C Compressor
    • Steering Pump
    • Air Cleaner Assembly
    • Wire Harness
    • Exhaust Manifolds
    • Throttle Body
    • Engine Computer
    • Brackets

LKQ recycled engines come with a standard 6 month parts warranty. Additional coverage, including parts and labor, is available.

Transmissions
LKQ recycled transmissions go through the following process:

  • All units are run through their shift patterns (if possible) prior to being carefully removed from the vehicle. 
  • Fluid is drained and transmission is separated from the engine. 
  • Connectors and cables are carefully unplugged, and inspected for damage.
  • Pans are removed for further draining and inspection of fluid. 
  • Torque converters are removed, drained, inspected and re-attached. 
  • Units are then sealed, tagged and banded to a pallet. 
  • Prior to shipping, the unit will be washed as final prep for delivery.

LKQ recycled transmissions come with a standard 6 month parts warranty.  Additional coverage, including parts and labor, is available.

Front and Rear Differentials
LKQ recycled differentials go through the following process:

  • Front and rear differentials are carefully inspected for damage to wheel, hub and housing .
  • Units are removed from vehicle and drained.
  • Units inspected for excessive internal wear and broken or damaged internal components.
  • Units are inspected visually for leaks in axle or pinion seals.
  • Brake components may be included but are not covered under warranty.
  • Full floating axles come complete with hubs.
  • Semi-floating axles come complete with axle shafts and brake mounting.

LKQ recycled differentials come with a standard 6 month parts warranty. Additional coverage, including parts and labor, is available.

+   Aftermarket Cooling Products

LKQ’s aftermarket cooling system products have superior quality and offer tremendous value to our customers. All cooling products are available through the Key Kool program. Key Kool offers superior-quality products, specialists with in-depth product knowledge, and fast delivery.

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  • Our Keystone replacement radiators are manufactured by the industry’s leading independent providers with the strictest guidelines and quality assurances.
  • Each radiator is pressure tested to ensure reliability.
  • Every radiator is shipped in protective corrugated packaging to ensure that your part arrives damage-free.
  • A/C condensers and cooling fans are available in a wide range of applications and have all been tested for high quality and performance.
  • All parts are warranted for as long as the original purchaser owns the vehicle – guaranteed.

+   Original Plus

LKQ’s Original Plus line features OE parts that have been remanufactured or reconditioned back to the original specifications or beyond.

  • Oil Pans
  • Timing Covers
  • Intake Manifolds
  • Power Steering Pumps
  • CV Shafts
  • Rack and Pinions
  • And more to come!

Each part also comes with a warranty to protect your investment.