This book includes mechanical parts of the vehicle; see the separate body parts book for the body and interior. This is the book that dealership parts & service departments used to order parts. The illustrations can help you to identify parts, and the exploded views can aid you with the assembly or disassembly of some parts of the vehicle. You will find some illustrations in this book, though not for every part. The text is a list of the parts available at the time of publication with data such as part numbers, model-year application and/or component application, part names, and more. An alphabetical index allows you to quickly look up parts by name. You can also use this book to help you decode and identify your car's original engine and transmission assembly codes.
You will find original parts numbers, which are still useful today because most parts vendors still use those numbers to keep track of their own stock. You can also use this parts book to find out which parts on your vehicle interchange with other years and models covered in this book. Parts books are the authority on the correct equipment for your vehicle; you'll know definitively which parts and accessories are original when you use this book.