• 2020

Reman Definitions – Understanding Your Options

THE MOPAR® DIFFERENCE

REMAN DEFINITIONS – UNDERSTANDING YOUR OPTIONS

When faced with a vehicle repair scenario, dealers, repair shops and customers need to speak the same language. Here are a few key terms used by industry professionals regarding the repair or replacement of major vehicle components such as engines and transmissions.

REMANUFACTURED – MOPAR OE

  • Customer receives a replacement product
  • Industrialized manufacturing process overseen by OE engineers
  • Part is restored to OE specifications
  • 100% new mandatory replacement parts are used
  • Upgrades may be made
  • Original equipment 3-Year/100,000-Mile Mopar Powertrain Limited Warranty*
  • Risk: Very low

REMANUFACTURED – AFTERMARKET

  • Customer receives a replacement product
  • Remanufacturing process may not be industrialized
  • Part is NOT restored to OE specifications (may be reverse-engineered)
  • Used or non-upgraded parts may be used
  • Limited warranty
  • Risk: Moderate

REBUILT

  • Customer keeps original product
  • Mechanic rebuilds only what is required
  • No set specifications or standards
  • Rebuild performed outside of the vehicle
  • Limited warranty
  • Risk: High

REPAIRED

  • Customer keeps original product
  • Mechanic repairs only what is required
  • No set specifications or standards
  • Could be repaired in or outside of the vehicle
  • Warranty on labor only
  • Risk: High

USED/SALVAGE

  • Customer receives replacement product
  • Unknown maintenance history
  • Unknown accident history
  • Unknown rebuild or repair history
  • May not include warranty, or may charge additional for warranty
  • Risk: Very high

*Visit Mopar.com for complete details and a copy of the Powertain Limited Warranty.

Original Equipment (OE), or Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), is equipment used in the original build by the
manufacturer when the vehicle was new. Remanufactured OE parts are completely rebuilt to factory standards using OE parts, including many current upgrades.