What are single-use parts?
Designated single-use parts are designed for installation-only
purposes and should be discarded once removed.
Why are some parts single use only?
While these parts may be absent of related damages, the
reuse of such parts may cause repair issues and
compromise the quality and safety of the vehicle. Items
may have this designation for reasons of fit and finish,
safety, or other quality concerns important to the
What are some examples of
Stationary glass, safety restraint systems, mechanical
components, emblems or nameplates, fasteners, clips,
bolts, screws, or interior trim pieces may fall into
How does the use of adhesives affect
Any adhesive or adhesive tape should be replaced when
separated from the original part. Removal of these adhesives
may warrant parts replacement entirely.
How do I know if a part is considered single use?
Items can be listed in a precautionary statement in the Electronic Service Manual (ESM)
or have a special identifier in the diagram. Any item labeled with by a black circle and a
white “X” must be replaced after removal. See example below.