Truck repairs and maintenance are of extreme importance for truck owners and drivers. Having a truck unavailable for use or out of service can make you lose considerable amounts of money, not to mention the fact that safety might be at risk.

And although at first it may seem like an easy task to find the right truck spares and accessories for your commercial vehicle, we know for sure that it is not entirely. The many things to consider and extensive options available can make it longer than expected and  overwhelming task.


The goal of this article is to guide you through 3 essential steps that will ensure the best possible practice when buying the part you need for your industrial vehicle. By following this 3 easy steps and taking note of our advice, you will ensure an accurate investment with guarantees.


3 tips and best practices for buying truck spares


1. Spend time searching and choosing the manufacturer


Buying truck spares requires you to know what caused the breakdown unless it was the result of an accident. Do your research, talk to your mechanic, and don’t hesitate to ask parts dealers for advice.

Good customer service is a strong indicator of experience and professionality.

It is also a form of assurance that the supplier has exactly what you need, and you might as well ask about their practices in procedures and manufacturing methods


2. Check product fitting compatibility


OE numbers and specific part numbers are linked to different models of commercial vehicle and applications, which means that a particular spare part will fit a specific application. Be sure to always confirm the reference so there is no product and application incompatibility.

Most importantly, the repair should be done using quality and suitable replacement parts, as this will affect the final performance of your truck. Although there is often concern about the high replacement costs, finding the balance between value and quality is the best way out.


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3. Don’t sacrifice quality


When buying truck spares, one of the mistakes is sacrificing optimum truck performance and safety for a modest price difference. Spare parts should always be certified with the highest possible quality standards.

Certified quality matters. This is what will determine the performance, downtime, and efficiency of your truck. Make sure the parts have gone through rigorous quality processes and are fully compatible with your vehicle.

Finding the right supplier of truck spares will also depend on their ability to check and find out about the quality guarantees they offer. Make sure to compare and select your available options, always checking the certifications that demonstrate the quality of the products.


Dolz, water pumps for trucks


A premium spare parts manufacturer and supplier must have an expert team, a well-organized system, fast service and outstanding customer experience. At DOLZ we put all of our 90-year knowledge and experience at your service, offering the best value, quality and results.

We have a wide range of truck water pumps designed with the latest technology. This allows us to continue growing and always offer products of the highest quality and compatibility.

If you need a water pump for your truck or other kind of vehicle, we invite you to take a look at our eCatalogue, an effective tool where you can easily navigate, filter by specific information and get all the details of the water pump that needs, product applications, compatibility, references and much more. Or, if you prefer, you can download our complete truck catalog of water pumps for commercial vehicles and discover all the references that we have.