Junkyard auto parts can be found using the junkyard auto part database, Car-Part.com. As of 2015, Car-Part.com has over 150 million car parts listed from junkyards all across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Finding junkyard auto parts on Car-Part.com is simple with the use of the search form included on the front page of the web site. Point a browser to Car-Part.com to get started.
The initial form asks for the selection of a year, make, model, area, postal code and sorting option. After making selections, click the Search button to continue to find results. The next page shows various options for the part selected on the prior screen, as well as an option to search for the same part within a range of model years in the case that a part is compatible with more than one model year of the vehicle. Select the best fitting part option, and click the Search button to continue.
The search results page shows parts that match the parameters defined in the prior steps. Each part includes year, make and model information, a description, a quality grade rating and a unique junkyard stock number. Other information includes the price in U.S. dollars, contact information for the dealer/junkyard and a distance in miles from the ZIP code defined in the first step.