Need a Part But Don’t Know What It’s Called? No Problem!

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Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force via

Most forklifts have hundreds, if not thousands, of different parts — all of which can sooner or later break down.

Replacing forklift parts is relatively easy. You simply go online, visit, find the part you need and order it.

But what if you aren’t sure what the part is called … or even what it does? Can you still get the part you need quickly, conveniently, and affordably? Of course you can!

Forklift Parts Professionals

At, we have literally thousands of different forklift parts for dozens of different types of forklift brands and models. If you don’t know the exact name of the forklift part you need, you needn’t worry because our forklift part professionals almost certainly have the answer.

All you need to do is to click on our Forklift Parts web page and fill out as much information as you can, including essential information like your name, email address, and phone number.

Next, we need to know what kind of forklift you work with. Is it a Honda? Caterpillar? Linde? Another brand?

Then we need to know the model type and/or number. Sometimes the same forklift manufacturer will use different parts that do the same thing on different versions of its forklifts. This is especially true if the forklifts have different fuel types, such as battery-powered vs. diesel powered.

Look for More Information

If you have the forklift part reorder number, the rest is simple. But if you don’t, it’s still no problem. There are two places to look for this information.

The first place is on the part itself. Often, the serial number or reorder number will be printed somewhere on the part, either on a sticker or metal plate or even painted or stamped into the surface of the part.

Another place to look is your forklift’s owner’s manual. In some instances, the manufacturer will include the reorder number of the most replaced parts for easy reference. There may even be an illustration that points to the exact part you need.

Take a Picture

If all else fails, simply be as detailed as you can about where the part goes, what you think it does, and what other parts it is attached to. If possible, use your smartphone to take a picture of the part while it is attached to your forklift and after it is removed.

This can help our experts identify the part you need so they can ship a replacement to you as quickly as possible.

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