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Parts Catalog Help Topics

  1. Looking Up Parts 
    Using the catalog
    Sorting figure names
    Figure Number Shortcuts
    Opening an image
    Conditional Interchanges
    Retrieving Production Dates
  2. Placing an Order
    Selecting parts to order
    Working with the Shopping Cart
    Manually adding parts

  3. Saving/Retrieving Your Shopping Cart
    Saving a Shopping Cart
    Retrieving a Saved Cart
    Converting a Saved Cart to an Order
  4. Working with Images 
    Rotating an Image
    Enlarging and Reducing Images
    Moving Between Multiple Images
  5. Using Parts Search 
    Searching by Part Number
    Searching by Description
    Using the Search Results
  6. Glossary
    Explanation of basic Terms, Codes, 
    and Abbreviations used in the catalog

Looking Up Parts

Selecting a Catalog

  • On the left-hand side of the screen you will see a listing of all UD TRUCK models.
  • Move the cursor with your mouse over the model of truck you are working on.
  • When the Model Year window appears, verify that it is the correct model by looking at the header in the window and then click on the year of your truck.  
  • A listing of Figure Names (Descriptions) and Figure Numbers will appear in the main window.

Sorting the Figure Names & Numbers

  • The Figure Name/Number list initially appears sorted alphabetically by Figure Name.
  • If the description of the part you are looking for is towards the end of the alphabet (i.e. Transmission, Water Pump, etc.), you may find it faster to resort the list in reverse order.
  • To reverse the sort, click on the "Figure Name" header.
  • You can also sort the list by Figure Number by clicking on the "Figure Number" header.
  • To reverse the sort of the Figure Numbers, click on the "Figure Number" header a second time.

Retrieving the Parts List for a Figure

  • Clicking on either a Figure Name (Description) of a Figure Number will bring up an Options Window.
  • The Options Window will list all the possible variations that are available for this model or truck.
  • Each available option begins with an option code (i.e. A01, A02, B01, etc.).
  • Once you have determined which list of options applies to your truck, click on the appropriate option code and a listing of parts applicable to that option will appear.

Selecting Different Options, Figures, and Catalogs 

  • If you wish to change to a different option, click on the "Options" button at the top of the parts list and the Options Window will reappear.
  • To return to the Figure Name/Number page, click on the Model Number/Year information (i.e. 1800 - 92-94) displayed to the left of the buttons.
  • To look up an item in a different catalog, select the model and year from the left frame (see Selecting a Catalog above).

Figure Number Shortcuts 

  • Whenever a Figure Number (i.e. FIG. E230E) appears in a parts list, you can go to that section of the catalog simply by clicking on the figure number.

Opening the Illustration

  • At the top of the parts listing you will see a button labeled "Illustration." When you click on the button, a new window appears and the illustration will be loaded.
  • Please Note: You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader®, version 5.0, loaded on your system for this to work correctly.

Conditionally ("C") Interchangeable Parts

  • There are instances when a part has been upgraded. But, to make it work on an older application, additional parts will need to be ordered.  If a part is superseded by multiple parts, the catalog will list the other items needed.  This is indicated by a "C" in the Key Number column.
  • The replacement part is listed next to the original Key Number, the additional parts that need to be ordered to make the part work for your application are marked with the "C"

Production Dates for "N" Interchangeable

  • When an item is not ("N") interchangeable, you often need a production date to determine which part is needed for your application.  Clicking on the information shown in the Execution "EXE" column, brings up both the engine and chassis production tables for your model of truck.
  • To return to the parts list, click the "Back" button on your browser.


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Placing an Order

Selecting Parts

  • The first step in placing an order is to key the quantity in the Order Qty box.
  • Once you have completed entering quantities for all the parts you wish to order from the current list, click the Add to Cart button (located at the top of the parts list). This will add the parts to your Shopping Cart and you cart will appear on the screen.
  • Make sure you order the additional items needed for any "Conditionally Interchangeable" part.

The Shopping Cart

  • The Shopping Cart screen displays all the items that you have selected to order.
  • You can change the quantity, or delete an item(s), from this screen.
  • Change the quantity by retyping the new quantity in the appropriate field and click the "Update" button located at top of your shopping cart list.
  • Delete an item(s) by clicking on the appropriate check box in the Delete column and then clicking the "Update" button located at top of your shopping cart list.

Adding Additional Parts

  • There are two ways to add additional parts to your order, either by selecting more items from the catalog, or by keying in the part number.
  • To order additional items from the catalog, click the "Continue" button located at top of your shopping cart list and you will be returned to the catalog.
  • To manually add a part to you cart, click the "Add Part" button located at top of your shopping cart list and an Parts Order Window will open.
  • Key the part number and quantity you wish to order and click the "Save" button.  Note that the item has been added to your Shopping Cart. Do not be concerned if the description and/or pricing information does not appear.
  • You may add additional items by repeating the above steps.
  • If you do not wish to place order at this time, you can save your Shopping Cart and retrieve it at a later time.  See the "Saving Your Shopping Cart" section for further details.
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Saving/Retrieving Your Shopping Cart

Saving a Shopping Cart

  • One of the system's most useful features is the ability to save a Shopping Cart.  This allows you to work up a quote using the Order Entry system and not loose the information if you later need to order the parts. 
  • Once the parts have been added to your shopping cart, click the "Save Cart" button at the top of the parts list.
  • A small window will open for you to enter in a file name.  You can save the cart using any name you choose (up to 15 characters). Choose a name that will be easy to remember or identify, such as your customer's name, R.O. number, etc.
  • Once you have typed in a name, click the "Save" button to save you cart.
  • You can save multiple shopping carts.  Make sure to use a unique name for each one so they will be easy for you to identify.

Retrieving a Saved Shopping Cart

  • When you need to review a saved cart, or wish to convert a saved cart into an order, click on the "Saved Carts" link at the very top of the page. A listing of all of your saved carts will appear on your screen. This link is visible from all screens in the catalog system and can be accessed at any time.
  • You can sort your Saved Carts by clicking either the Cart Name or the Creation Date headers.
  • To view the details of the saved cart, click the Add to Cart button.  This will take to to the View Shopping Cart screen.

Converting a Saved Shopping Cart to an Order

  • From the Saved Carts screen, click on the Add to Cart button for the cart you wish to convert to an order. This will take to to the View Shopping Cart screen.
  • From there, continue to place the order as normal.  For additional information on parts ordering, refer to the Placing an Order section.

Deleting a Saved Shopping Cart

  • Saved shopping carts that are no longer needed can be deleted by clicking the checkbox in the Delete column, located to the right of your cart, and then clicking the Update button.
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Working with Images

Opening an Illustration

  • At the top of the parts listing you will see a button labeled "Illustration." Clicking this button opens a new window in which the illustration will be loaded.
  • Please Note: You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader®, version 5.0 or greater, loaded on your system for this to work correctly.

Manipulating an Illustration

Icon Description
To move an illustration in the window: Click and hold anywhere on the graphic and move the image by using your mouse.

To rotate a page: Click the Rotate View Clockwise button or the Rotate View Counter-Clockwise button. You can also choose Rotate View Clockwise or Rotate View Counter-Clockwise from the View menu.

To increase magnification: Select the zoom-in tool and click on the image. You can also drag the cursor to draw a rectangle around the area you wish to magnify. 
To decrease magnification:
Select the zoom-out tool and click the page, or drag to draw a rectangle the size you want the reduced page to be.

To increase magnification: Click the Zoom In (+) button in the viewing toolbar or select a magnification percentage from the drop-down list.
To decrease magnification:
Click the Zoom Out (-) button in the viewing toolbar or select a magnification percentage from the drop-down list.

1st Icon: Returns a page to its actual size. You can also choose View > Actual Size, from the menu.
2nd Icon: Resizes the page to fit entirely in the window. You can also choose choose View > Fit in Window from the menu.
3rd Icon: Resizes the page to fit the width of the window.  You can also choose View > Fit Width from the menu.

You can use buttons, keyboard shortcuts, and menu commands to page through multiple images

1st Button: To go to the first page, click the First Page button, or press the Home key, or choose Document > First Page from the menu.
2nd Button: To go to the next page, click the Next Page button, or press Ctrl + either the Down or Right Arrow key, or choose Document > Next Page from the menu.
3rd Button: To go to the previous page, click the Next Page button, or press Ctrl + either the Up or Left Arrow key, or choose Document > Previous Page from the menu.
4th Button: To go to the last page, click the Last Page button, or press the End key, or choose Document > Last Page from the menu.

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Using Parts Search

  • The Parts Search function, accessed by clicking on the "Parts Search" link at the top of the page, can be used to access an area of the catalog either by part number or part description.
  • Clicking on the Parts Search link brings up a new window for you to enter in your search criteria.
  • Key in either a part number or a description in the appropriate field and click the Search button. 
  • Note: Since the catalog only displays the latest number in a supersession chain, no results will be returned if you are searching an older part number. It may be  better to use a partial part number for your search (i.e. the first 5 digits). 
  • The system will display the results of your search by model and then by year.
  • To go to the section of the catalog where the part is listed, click on the part number and then make a selection from the options window.
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  • Air Dam - On '95~'05 vehicles the air dam is part of the front bumper. It is identified by the the height of the bumper. Click on the key # on the illustration of the parts catalog to view an example of bumper with and without Air Dam.
  • EXE - The "Execution" column indicates when a change (supersession) became effective.  Clicking on an item listed in the EXE column will bring up the Execution Tables for that model.
  • Execution - Used when there is a change in the production of a particular part. You may be asked for either the last 5 digits of the vin# or the production date. Example: 65001- last 5 digits / 9803 - production date (March of 1998). When working in the Engine Section remember to use Engine Serial # or production date of the engine and not the last 5 digit of vin number or production of chassis.
  • Figure Name - The descriptive name given a Figure Number (see).
  • Figure Number - Every Section of the catalog is tied to a Figure Number.  Figure Numbers begin with an E (Engine), C (Cassis), U (Unit Parts), or W (Cab) and are followed by 3 numbers (i.e. C451) which relate to the part numbers listed in that section.
  • IC - The Item Code provides additional information about the part.  Common item codes are K - Available in a repair Kit, and S - Order as needed.
  • Int - Indicates whether or not an item is Interchangeable with the part above it.  Because the catalog lists the newest number in a supersession chain, you will see the same part number listed for "Y" supersessions.  An "N" in this column indicates that the two parts are not interchangeable.  A "C" in the column informs you that the original part is now "Conditionally" interchangeable and that multiple parts will need to be ordered to replace the original, single part.
  • Key No. - When viewing the illustrations, note that every part shown has a number, called a "Key Number," listed next to it.  These numbers relate to the Key No. column on the parts listing.
  • Model Code - Three digit codes containing information from the VIN (Wheelbase and brake code). Ex. NHH: JNAMA20H9WGN65001 - 12th digit= N / 8th digit= H / The middle digit will always be an "H" except when the truck is a tractor.
  • Model Name - Identified by the 4th & 5th digit of the Vin. VIN: JNAMA20H9WGN65001. The letter "K" is added between the 4th & 5th digit of the vin to give you the Model name. Ex. MKA = 1800.
  • Parking Brake - Internal expanding single anchor shoe type brake acting on the drum at the rear of the transmission. The brake is activated by a lever on the right side of the driver seat.
  • Shopping Cart - A repository for parts that have been selected for ordering.
  • Wheel Base - 12 digit of vin number. Identifies the length of chassis.
  • Wheel Park - Rear Wheel parking activated by the control valve located next to the drivers seat in the cab. "Without" Wheel park, see Parking Brake.
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