Van, Truck, Trailer, Bus and Coach Aftermarket News in Ireland

FAG adds to Commercial Vehicle bearing range

Customer demand has led to a new raft of FAG bearings for commercial vehicle (CV) applications being made available to the automotive aftermarket.

FAG-CV-Bearing-copy2The range – available through Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd – has expanded dramatically over the past 18 months with new parts added for nearly 3.5m additional vehicles.

The latest additions focus on the requirements of the company’s CV customers.

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd Technical Services Manager Malcolm Short said: “We increased our FAG coverage for both the car and CV vehicle parc in 2012 and we are continuing to do so in 2013.

“The latest additions have been released as a result of customer demand from our CV customers. These are a select range of bearings that have been made for original equipment applications but are now being offered to the aftermarket.”

Among the new products are FAG trailer axle bearings for the SAF RLMS 11242, 9042, 9042/20 and 6542, 1987-, a rear outer bearing for the BPW/Gigan/SAF/Iveco EuroCargo, 1993-, and trailer axle bearings for the Iveco EuroCargo 95E and 100E and Scania/Meritor SAF 2 Series, 3 Series/Protec 1980-1998.

In addition transfer gear bearings have been released for Scania applications and gearbox bearings for Scania and ZF applications.

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Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK)’s FAG, LuK clutch and INA tensioner brands are supported by technical support and repair installation tips through the RepXpert website ( and a technical hotline; UK Tel: 08457 001100, Ireland Tel: +44 (0)1432 264264.