At the moment, a lot of websites on the Internet provide an opportunity to its customers to buy original and high-quality auto parts. However, you cannot buy spare parts by name. There are a lot of cars in the world and it is impossible to buy a front fender for a Mercedes. It's like trying to buy a remote control for the TV. To purchase the parts you need to know all the technical characteristics of your car and even the most advanced car owners often do not know it. You can always try to get help from the auto dealer services, but they are usually reluctant to share details of the numbers that you want to replace in your car. That’s because the dealers have long ceased to earn on sales of the cars and started to earn on the maintenance and repair of the vehicles. There are no so many websites on the Internet that provide free services in non-commercial purposes. Our website offers searching for spare parts for one vehicle by its VIN or Frame number per month for free.
VIN or Frame number is comparable with the person’s ID number or person’s passport number.

All manufacturers in the world have recently started to assign the numbers to their products, and if the product is composed of many components, each component is also numbered. These are the numbers that dealers do not want to disclose, but they are so necessary for us to find what we need.

So, let's begin. As an example, I took a fairly common car in Europe Toyota Yaris 2011 with diesel engine. Due to the fact that the car has already traveled 125 thousand kilometers, it is removed from the guarantee and I do not need to go to the dealer for regular maintenance. What exactly needs to be changed after a particular path can be obtained from the manufacturer's website. I know for sure that it is necessary to change the particulate filter, which is installed on all of the latest models of diesel Toyota for the sake of the environment. Mine has been already cleaned for 3 times, so now I need to replace it to return the power and agility to my car.

Step One:  Let’s take the technical certificate of a car and look into the VIN (chassis number), mine is - VNKKC98390A258232 - open our website at http://cars-info.eu/spare-parts-online-vin-frame-catalogue page where all the most popular brands of car manufacturers and other vehicles are collected. Enter the VIN number at the upper leftmost field or click on the logo of the manufacturer and type your VIN number there. The first option is good because our system automatically recognizes the VIN number that you have entered. The second option is good because if for any reason the VIN number cannot be recognized there is an option of self-selection based on vehicles technical specification. We are taking the first option and what we see now:

Car parts OEM online vin and frame catalogue

VIN decoding

Now I know that my car is not released in 2011 as indicated in technical certificate, but in September 2010. This window contains all the necessary information to continue searching the number of my filter. All the information is displayed as a links on which we click and move on. Now we can see category's tree; each category includes certain parts of my car.

Vehicle's spare part category's tree

Open section: Exhaust system and in this section click on Soot/Particle Filter

Spare part category's selection

At this point, we have come to the graphic images of the car muffler assemblies.

graphic images of toyota yaris muffler assemblies

The first two images show more detailed schemes of all components of the exhaust system, but the last image shows exhaust system in common. Click on the first image and you will get a message stating that the directory is available only for registered users. Click on the link below the text and register. After confirming your registration, you will forwarder to your account. To get back to catalogue:

1. Press “Back” button in your browser.

2. Make the way which has been described previously.

For already registered users we recommend logging in before starting the searching of the parts.
When we’ve reached the image displayed on the last print-screen we click on the image and see:

graphic images of the front part of the muffler with original part numbers

To zoom the scheme click on the plus in the upper left side of the image. The filter I need is in the first bank after the exhaust manifold; therefore, its number is 2505133090. When you move the cursor to the number in the left side of the scheme, the name and the part number on which the cursor is positioned are highlighted.

Original number of Soot/Particle Filter

Finally we have found what we were looking for. Further, this number can be used to search and purchase the part on the internet or in auto shop. If we have this part in our stock the system will show its price. After you click on the price your will be forwarded to the page where you will be able to purchase this part from us or our partners. In the last window, you can see the icon A. If you click on this icon the system will open a window with the numbers and brand names of manufacturers of analogue parts, which are often much cheaper then OEM parts. According to the above described example, you can find almost all parts of the world's vehicle manufacturers. We are constantly updating the data in the catalogues, adding new languages ​​and descriptions.

Thank you for your attention and comments.