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When selling an item what does MPN mean?

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Last Edited 04:50:55 PM

A manufacturer part number (MPN) is a series of numbers and/or letters given to a part by its manufacturer. For example, each part of a car (the brake discs, the timing belt, etc.) will have a different and unique MPN. This allows buyers to identify which company made a particular part.


Sellers on eBay will usually include the MPN in their listing so that buyers can easily find a specific part. See our Seller Center page on MPNs and other product identifiers for additional info.