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New MAF Sensors – Features And Benefits Of SMP MAF Sensors

December 4th, 2018|

Mass air flow sensors (MAF) measure the amount of air entering the engine. It then must communicate with the Engine Control Module (ECM). The new MAF sensors from the SMP brands Standard® and Intermotor® are [...]

What Is A Heater Core? How Do I Know If My Heater Core Is Bad?

November 15th, 2018|

What Is A Heater Core? A heater core is essentially a mini radiator used to heat the cabin of the vehicle, and is typically located just behind the dashboard. See our diagram for a better [...]

Why Is The Alternator / Battery Light Turned On? 5 Step Diagnostic Checklist from MPA | Video

October 30th, 2018|

You just installed a new alternator, so why is the alternator / battery light turned on still? The new alternator may be faulty, but there’s a chance the alternator isn’t the real problem. MPA's (Motorcar [...]

Arch Auto Parts Opens 13th Store in Brooklyn; Extends Network of Trusted NY Stores for Highest Quality Car & Truck Parts at Lowest Prices

October 25th, 2018|

Arch Auto Parts opens 13th store location at 1764 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11233, attributing continuing growth to strong relationships of trust with professional mechanics and local DIY auto part experts in the community. Because it is locally owned and operated, Arch Auto Parts is able to adapt, thrive, and continue to grow in the culturally distinct neighborhoods across Queens, Brooklyn, and Nassau County. […]

Rain, Sleet, Snow – Winter Is Around The Corner | A Reminder To Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

October 23rd, 2018|

Do I Need to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades? A little preparation can save you from a potentially dangerous situation. Wiper blades should be replaced every six months, but how are you supposed to remember that? [...]

Steering and Suspension System and Braking System Diagrams | Arch Auto Parts

October 17th, 2018|

Save 15%-40% When You Shop At Arch Over Similar Parts Elsewhere! In order for a vehicle to run well, all the parts of each system need to be working together. Arch Auto Parts understands that every [...]

Arch Auto Parts Transforms Block With Renovations To Flagship Store, Warehouse & Corporate Office

October 9th, 2018|

Arch Auto Parts transforms block with major renovations to its flagship location, corporate office, and central-Queens warehouse at 181-06 Jamaica Ave., Hollis, NY, 11423. The large warehouse now has the same branding as the connected retail store, communicating the depth of inventory available at Arch Auto Parts. The local warehouses distribute inventory to each of 12 retail stores in Brooklyn, Queens and Nassau County, restocking them multiple times daily. Thanks to this responsive distribution network, most Arch Auto Parts retail customers can find the OE-quality parts they need to fit their exact vehicle- right at the counter. […]

Updated Look, Same Great Store | Arch Auto Parts, 181-06 Jamaica Ave. Hollis, NY

September 28th, 2018|

Before And After Pictures Of 181-06 Jamaica Ave. Location You may have noticed that our flagship location at 181-06 Jamaica Ave. looks a little different. We are proud to reveal major renovations and improved signage. [...]

New Arch Auto Parts Store Opening Soon in Brooklyn!

September 28th, 2018|

Rendering Of Front And Side View Of New Arch Auto Parts Store at 1764 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11233 We're Opening A 13th Store On Eastern Parkway In Brooklyn Arch Auto Parts is [...]

Bosch Alternators And Starters – Arch Auto Parts (Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island)

September 17th, 2018|

At Bosch, they offer two options for starters and alternators: 100% new and remanufactured. They have been making these parts for over a century, and they always ensure they are producing OE-quality parts. Here is [...]

Trico Pro’s Giveaway To Installers | Win Trico Tools And Swag

September 17th, 2018|

Trico is having a giveaway for its installers. No purchase is necessary, and all you have to do to enter is fill out a few fields on their site.  Prizes include a Trico cooler and [...]

How Do I Know Which Windshield Wiper Blades I Need – and How to Install?

September 7th, 2018|

Wipe Away Those Tears of Frustration. Quick Videos Make it Easy. Trico is putting an end to windshield wiper installation confusion. Installing windshield wipers isn’t difficult, but there can be a few sticking points. First, [...]

Denso – World’s Largest OEM Manufacturer of Starters and Alternators

August 14th, 2018|

See how Denso, the world’s largest OEM manufacturer of starters and alternators – also applies this same engineering and testing expertise to the replacement market for starters and alternators. Denso starters and alternators keep improving [...]

Screechy Brakes Need Replacing – Federated Tech Talk – Akebono Ceramic Brake Pads | Video

August 12th, 2018|

If you have screechy brakes, your brake pads may need replacing. Willie B explains why catching the issue early could save you time, money, and hassle in this Federated Auto Parts Tech Talk.  Willie B [...]

How The Segment Conductor Alternator Changed The Game

August 6th, 2018|

What is an alternator? Alternators are part of the car’s electrical system. While the battery initially starts the engine, it’s the alternator that sustains the flow of electricity to the system. The alternator also recharges [...]