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FAG adds to wheel bearing range

New FAG wheel bearing parts for some of the most popular vehicles on the UK and Ireland’s roads have been released.

Thirteen additional wheel bearing kits have been introduced by original equipment (OE) bearings manufacturer Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd.

The new releases mean that the company has so far this year brought out kits for an additional 1.75 million vehicles, following last year’s introduction of 37 new FAG part numbers for more than 2.76m additional vehicles.


A new rear wheel bearing kit has been introduced for models that include the Ford Focus (DAW, DBW, DNW) 1.6 16v 10/1988-11/2010 and the Ford Fiesta V 1.0, 1.6 and 1.4 TDCi, while there is also a front wheel bearing kit for German models the Audi A3 (8V1) 1.2, 1.4 and 1.8 TFSI, S3 Quattro 2.0 TDI 2004-2012 and the VW Golf VII 1.2, 1.4 TFSI, 1.6 TDI and 2.0 TDI 05/2013-, and a rear kit for the Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTI, 2.0T, 2.8 V6, and 1.6T 07/2008-.

Japanese models are also catered for with a front and rear kit being released for the Honda Accord VIII (CU) 2.0i, 2.4i and 2.2i-DTEC, and a front wheel bearing kit for the Honda CR-V (RE), and a rear kit for the Suzuki SX4, SX4 S-Cross, 1.5, 1.5 VVT, 1.6 VVT, 1.6 DDiS, 2.0 DDiS and 1.9 DDiS, 06/2006-.

FAG parts for light commercial vehicles (LCVs) have also been added with a rear wheel bearing kit being brought out for the Iveco Daily II, 65, 65c and 70, 1996-2006, and a front kit for the Renault Master 2.0, 2.2d and 2.4d, 1981-1989.

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd Technical Services Manager Malcolm Short said: “The new kits add even greater depth to the range of FAG products we can offer our distributors and customers.

“The new FAG kits cover a wide spectrum of vehicles including some of the most popular models that appear on the roads and that are worked on in independent garage workshops, plus there are also significant additions to our Japanese and LCV offerings.”

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