Schaeffler reveals latest LuK, INA and FAG references

20.09.2019

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Schaeffler reveals latest LuK, INA and FAG references
 
  • New-to-range list features Ford and Volkswagen Audi Group models
  • Clutch, timing chain and wheel bearing kits all feature
LuK, INA and FAG all feature in the latest new-to-range bulletin published by original equipment (OE) manufacturer and supplier, Schaeffler.

Three new part numbers have been released – covering kits for LuK clutch, INA timing chain and FAG wheel bearings – to cater for various models and engine specifications.

The first focus is on a new LuK RepSet Pro, a complete one-box solution for hydraulic clutch systems containing both a clutch kit plus concentric slave cylinder (CSC) inside the box. The new kit is fitted to Ford Galaxy, S-Max and Mondeo (2014-onwards) models with both 2.0 TDCi and 2.0 TDCi Bi-Turbo engines. Schaeffler always recommends replacing the CSC or slave cylinder when installing a new clutch, to avoid consequential damage and complaints in the hydraulic system.

Switching to INA, there is a new complete timing chain kit repair solution for Volkswagen Audi Group applications fitted with the 1.4 TSi and 1.6 (2008-2016) engines. These include the Audi A1 and A3; SEAT Alhambra, Altea, Altea XL, Cordoba, Ibiza and Leon; ŠKODA Octavia II, Rapid and Yeti, as well as the VW Beetle, CC, Golf V/VI, Passat, Polo, Scirocco, Sharan, Tiguan and Touran.

A timing chain transfers the rotational movement of the crankshaft to the camshaft and operates under continuous stress which, over time, can lead to wear and the need to fit a replacement. Each INA Timing Chain Kit contains all of the the necessary OE parts for a professional service, including: chain, gears, phasers and gasket, providing the perfect answer for technicians.

Meanwhile, FAG announces the arrival of a new Generation 3 (Gen.3) wheel bearing kit suitable for all Audi A4 models from MY2015. Gen.3 wheel bearings are the very latest complete bolt-on ‘hub units’ with a twin flange, often featuring magnetic encoder rings and cabling for safety systems. Inside the box, in addition to the bearing itself, are four mounting bolts and a hub bolt; again providing technicians with everything needed for a quick, simple and accurate repair.

Schaeffler will be revealing more new-to-range developments over the coming months, demonstrating the manufacturer’s commitment to delivering OE solutions to the aftermarket which allow technicians to ‘fit and forget’.

Information on Schaeffler products, fitting instructions, labour times and much more can be found on the REPXPERT garage portal – www.repxpert.co.uk – the REPXPERT app, or by calling the Schaeffler REPXPERT hotline on (+44) 1432 264264.