NAPA Auto Parts Sterling, VA
45449 Severn Way
Sterling,  VA  20166-8918
(703) 378-6666
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Akebono - Innovative Brake Solutions

Akebono brakes have more than 85 years of brake design expertise in every product they manufacture and are the originator of low dust ceramic pad technology…


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Buying Guide: NAPA Brake Kits

NAPA Brakes Kits offer multiple pad and rotor combinations to provide safe, reliable, and confidence-inspiring stopping performance tailored to your driving needs.


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Changing a Battery

If you need to jump start your car in the morning, it might be time for a new battery. You can bring your car to a NAPA AutoCare Center for a new battery or you can change it yourself. Changing a car battery is a relatively easy job that can be accomplished with only a few tools. However, some...

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Changing Your Oil

Changing your vehicle's engine oil is not a difficult task, but it is one that must be done properly. Learn how to change oil by following these steps. A correctly performed oil change extends your vehicle's life while keeping you and the environment safe. Things you'll need from your garage or your local...

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Checking Fluid Levels

To keep your vehicle running smoothly, it's important to check fluid levels regularly. Checking fluids only takes a few minutes. Learn how to check oil and other fluids by following the steps below. If you have any questions, please contact your nearest NAPA AutoCare Center…

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Diagnosing: Anti Lock Brake System (ABS) Sensor

The anti-lock braking system (ABS) uses a sensor to monitor the wheel speed and send this information to the ABS computer. The ABS computer uses this information to prevent the brakes from locking during an emergency stop

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Diagnosing: Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor

The MAP sensor converts engine vacuum or manifold pressure to an electrical signal so the powertrain control module (PCM) knows how much load the engine is under. This data is the basis for fuel delivery and timing control.

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Diagnosing: Variable Valve Timing (VVT)

Variable Valve Timing (VVT) systems are designed to reduce emissions and maximize engine performance and fuel economy. Variable Valve Timing (VVT) systems utilize oil pressurized solenoids and camshaft phasing sprockets to change the timing of a valve lift event…

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Maintaining Tires

Maintaining good tires help improve your car's gas mileage, improve tire life, and give a smoother ride. It is vital that you consistently inspect your tires for pressure and wear to make sure that your vehicle is safe. By following the steps below, you can learn how to maintain tires, saving you money and...

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READ MORE ABOUT REPLACING A BELT

One out of every five vehicles on the road needs a new belt. Our NAPA Know How guide helps you through the steps necessary for proper diagnosis. The introduction of ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) belts in the late 1990's have made wear detection harder than with the old neoprene...

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Replacing Brake Pads

A well-maintained set of brakes should last you for tens of thousands of miles, but brake pads do wear down over time and will eventually need replacing. With a little patience and some elbow grease you can do the job yourself, and save some money in the process. If you would rather leave it...

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Replacing a Headlamp

For maximum driving safety, it is very important to keep a close eye on how your car lights are functioning. If a light goes out, follow these steps to replace it and continue driving safely. Before replacing it, look in your owner's manual to identify the type of headlamp your vehicle uses...

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Replacing a Radiator Hose

All modern automotive engines are liquid-cooled, and the cooling system is essential to keep these engines from overheating. Radiator hoses carry coolant, or antifreeze, between the engine and radiator. Over time, a radiator hose is exposed to high heat...

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Replacing an Air Filter

Changing the air filter should be part of your routine maintenance schedule. Change your engine air filter every 15,000 miles or once a year. If you live in an especially dusty or dirty area, change it more often…


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Replacing Wiper Blades

Visibility is extremely important to safe driving. If your current wipers are not wiping well or leaving streaks, change them immediately. Learning how to replace wiper blades is simple. You may be able to change your wiper blades with no tools. If not, here are the items you may need from your garage...

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