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

FAG forges ahead

Forty new FAG wheel bearings kits have been introduced by Schaeffler (UK) Ltd over the past year with new kits being introduced to cater for nearly 1.25 million additional vehicles on the UK and Ireland’s roads.

FAG_WHEELSET copySignificant additions include a rear kit for the Vauxhall (Opel) Astra Mk V1 (J) 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 1.7 CDTi and 2.0 CTDi, 12/2009-, to complete the leading brand’s Astra offering, and front kits for the Mercedes A Class 180 CDi and B Class 180 CDi, 2011-, and BMW 5 Series 518d, 520d, 530d and 525d (F10, F18, F11), 03/2010-.

There’s also an addition for the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) range with a rear wheel bearing kit to fit the Ford Transit Custom 2.2 TDCi, 04/2012-.

Malcolm Short, Technical Services Manager for Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket in the UK, said: “The FAG range continues to expand to offer a complete solution for a wide range of vehicles being worked on by independent garage workshops in the UK and Ireland.

“We will continue to add to the range throughout 2016 to offer an even more comprehensive offering for our distributors and their garage customers.”

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Schaeffler (UK) Ltd’s FAG, LuK clutch and INA tensioner brands, together with its recently introduced Ruville engine, cooling and suspension components range, are backed by technical support and repair installation tips through its industry leading internet site REPXPERT and a technical hotline; UK Tel: 08457 001100, Ireland Tel: +44 (0)1432 264264.