A remanufactured engine uses a combination of new and recycled parts.
Customers are faced with many challenges in today’s car market. Insurance rates are through the roof and car payments are no better. So if you have a vehicle break down and you are forced to either buy a new vehicle or have an engine or transmission remanufactured or replaced – consider your options.
A lot of people may not even understand the difference between a rebuilt and remanufactured engine.
A remanufactured engine is remanufactured to the original blueprints and exact specifications, and is tested to original equipment standards. To remanufacture is to make as closely to new as possible. All core material – head and block castings, crankshaft, camshaft and rods – are carefully inspected, checked against original equipment measured specifications for correct dimensional tolerances and precisely machined. Replacement parts are new or requalified to meet exacting standards and tolerances. Testing is performed to manufacturer measured specifications and original production standards. The cost of a remanufactured engine will have a core deposit/charge additional.
A rebuilt engine, the repair is done up to the level of failure. This directly means that the engine has been repaired up to the level of failure for which there was a need of rebuilding. But apart from that, components are left intact. The testing procedure of rebuilt engine depends upon the individual rebuilder from whom you are getting the job done.
Used components are pulled directly from a vehicle – typically a junkyard vehicle – and generally not even so much as surface cleaned. There are no provisions for disassembly, internal cleaning, or inspection with a used component. Used or junkyard components may have high mileage and a poor maintenance history – a failure waiting to happen. Many used or junkyard components come from a vehicle that was involved in an accident and may have unseen damage.
Benefits of Remanufactured Engines
As you may have deduced, the benefits of remanufactured engines are that they tend to bring into balance the price while still offering a high level of quality. The warranties are certainly helpful in the eyes of many customers, as they drive home the point that the remanufacturer will stand behind the work.
You’ll need to consider the value of your vehicle and how long you plan to keep it running in order to do some additional thinking. There are factors beyond the math and the prices that must be accounted for.
Once you figure everything out, you should be able to make a strong choice and move forward. With the confidence that you did your homework and arrived at the best choice in remanufactured engines.
What is a Core Charge?
All Remanufactured units have a core charge billed at the time of sale. When the core is returned, a Roadmaster Associate will determine the amount to be credited back to the customer’s account. However, the core returned must be a like-for-like Make, Model and Type, but not a junkyard core. Furthermore cores must be returned drained of all fluids and oil, assembled and attached to the same undamaged skid or container in which your remanufactured unit was shipped. In addition, the core must be returned within 60 days of the delivery date to receive credit. Full credit will be given unless certain damages and exceptions noted in our core policy are found.
Roadmaster remanufactures engines to supply quality customer satisfaction.
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