FAG extends wheel bearing range


New FAG wheel bearings have been released which cater for the needs of more than 108,000 vehicles.

The new additions further strengthens the FAG brand’s offering for Japanese vehicles and takes the vehicle parc covered by new part numbers released so far in 2012 to nearly 2.75 million vehicles.

The latest releases include a Gen 3 bearing for more than 13,000 vehicles including the Toyota IQ 01/2009-, rear, a Gen 1 bearing for more than 4000 vehicles including the Honda CR-Z 1.5 Hybrid 06/2010-, front, a Gen 1 front bearing for the Honda City, Insight, Jazz III 2008-, and a Gen 2 disc rear bearing for the Honda City and Jazz III, 2008-.

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd Technical Services Manager Malcolm Short said: “The FAG range is continuing to grow to give our customers an even greater coverage. The new additions reinforce our expertise with Japanese and Far Eastern brands, to further consolidate our position as a major supplier of wheel bearings to the market-place.

“The new part numbers cover some significant recent models, such as the Toyota IQ and Honda CR-Z 1.5 Hybrid and mean we are fast approaching the three million mark for the number of additional vehicles covered by new part numbers released this year.

“Our distributor and garage customers can look forward to even more new additions coming on-stream over the coming months.”

More information for exact applications for these new FAG wheel bearings is available at www.schaeffler-aftermarket.com

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 (www.RepXpert.com) and a technical hotline; UK Tel: 08457 001100, Ireland Tel: +44 (0)1432 264264.