Chevrolet Lanos (since 2004 of release)
1. The car device
2. Recommendations about operation
3. Malfunctions in a way
4. Maintenance service
5. The engine
6. Transmission
7. A running gear
8. A steering
9. Brake system
10. An electric equipment
11. A body
12. Wheels and tyres
13. Purchase of spare parts
13.1. Engine oil
13.2. Plastic greasings
13.3. Cooling liquids
13.4. A brake liquid
13.5. The fuel filter of thin clearing
13.6. The air filter
13.7. The oil filter of system of greasing of the engine
13.8. Spark plugs
14. A trip on HUNDRED
15. Winter operation of the car
16. Preparation for checkup
17. Councils to the beginning mechanic
18. Appendices
19. Electric equipment schemes



13. Purchase of spare parts

Independent purchase of spare parts – very serious action demanding preliminary preparation. To begin with it is necessary to be defined that it is more favourable – to buy new knot, the unit or to repair the old.
Try to collect the possible information on prospective purchase. With it you will be helped by councils of more skilled motorists, especially those who serves the car independently (however be careful of too self-assured "masters" who can give categorical advice at the slightest pretext). Address to the master of car-care centre, especially if it and repairs your car. It is possible to esteem serious automobile magazines: in them publish special tests of knots and units.

Going to shop for acquisition spare parts, learn a car VIN-code on which the seller will search for it.

At an initial estimation of quality of prospective spare parts it is necessary to consider the manufacturer of knot or the unit, and also their originality. The original spare parts recommended by manufacturer of the car and extended through a dealer network, as a rule, are accurately packed, have the quality certificate, system of protection against fakes, a warranty period and a logo of the manufacturer of the car. Similar spare parts are more expensive, but attempt can save to turn back expensive repair.
Stereotyped spare parts are issued by firms which specialise on any one certain group (for example, automobile glasses, electric equipment elements, brake колодки). They essentially are cheaper original, but their application in the car can lead to refusal in warranty service if there is no official approval on their use in the manufacturer car.

Got spare parts for the car conditionally share on two categories:
– The spare parts depending on run of the car: brake колодки, tyres, приводные belts, fuel, air and oil filters, spark plugs;
– The spare parts, which condition depends on car service conditions: brake mechanisms, optics, details of the engine, transmission, hinges of a suspension bracket, a detail of a steering and system of release of the fulfilled gases of the engine.

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12.13. Check of radial and lateral palpation of disks
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13.1. Engine oil