Key Things to Consider Before Buying Used Auto Parts from a Saab Wrecker


If you are looking to buy spare parts for your Saab maintenance and repair, you can save significant amounts of money by opting for used auto parts. Used auto parts are generally cheaper when compared to the cost of brand new replacement parts. But before you can make a final decision on whether to buy used auto parts or not, here are a number of important things you need to consider.

Is what you need available?

Many Saab wreckers in Australia maintain a huge inventory of used auto parts so that you can find almost anything you need for your car maintenance and repair. However, cars comprise a whole raft of parts and what you need might not be on the list of items offered for sale by your auto wrecker. Before you shop, make sure to first find out if what you need is available. Some used Saab parts are not safe to use, hence your Saab wrecker may decide not to stock them.

Is the part you need returnable once sold?

Regardless of how cautiously you plan, you may sometimes order the wrong part and want a refund. Generally speaking, most Saab wreckers have a no return policy for already sold parts. Before you buy, it is important that you find out what your Saab wrecker's specific return policy is. Who knows? They may perhaps allow for a refund in case the specific Saab part that you want to buy doesn't work or fit well.

How old is the part?

The performance of a used Saab part may be tied down to the age of the part. When shopping, be sure to ask questions about the mileage on the part you want to buy. The newer the part, the more service life it may have left, generally speaking. 

How much does the part cost? 

Not all new Saab car parts are expensive to buy — some parts are low-cost even when bought new. If you are looking to realise significant financial savings from your purchase, you should consider buying used car parts that are relatively expensive to buy brand new.

Purchasing used auto parts for your Saab maintenance and repair will not only save you cash, but also help to minimise the environmental impact of depositing the parts at a landfill or dump site as rubbish. If you need help getting the part you want, the professionals at your Saab wrecker can assist you accordingly.


14 November 2017

It's time to say goodbye

My car has been a great little run around for the last ten years. Unfortunately, it's finally got to the point that it's time to say goodbye and send it to the wreckers. It actually seems like it might be worth more as a wreck than anyone would have paid for it as a running car, which is a little sad. Anyway, I've been careful to find the best price I could through the wreckers so that I can buy something new to get me around. This blog is all about getting the best price for your car at the auto wreckers.