Searching for replacement parts online is easy if you know a few tips and tricks. The most important thing to remember is that you should start your search with generic nomenclature and refine it as you get closer to an exact match.Examples:
From there, use the following search tips.
This query specifies only one term for retrieving all of the documents which contain that term, for example:
Sometimes a manufacturer will publish part numbers with dashes or spaces when you don't expect it. We try to eliminate this possibility but if you're having trouble finding something try using the wildcard operator:
Simply put the asterisk at the end of the part you're looking for. This will tell the search engine to look for partial matches.
This query specifies two or more terms for retrieving all of the documents which contain both terms.
This query specifies two or more terms for retrieving all documents which contain any one term.
- operator between the terms,
This query specifies two or more terms for retrieving all of the documents which contain a first
term but do not contain the following terms. Insert the
operator between the terms, for example:
You can group queries by surrounding them by parentheses. The parentheses should be separated by one or more spaces. e.g.
(Pulley -Sheave) Gates -Bando
You can search for a phrase that consists of two or more terms by surrounding them with double
The are three types of searching by substring matching.