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FAG caters for Japanese and Far Eastern vehicles

Japanese and Far Eastern vehicles are heavily catered for by a new batch of FAG wheel bearing kits introduced into the automotive aftermarket by Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd.

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The latest additions satisfy the requirements of more than 230,000 vehicles which means the vehicle parc catered for by FAG has been increased by 887,000 so far this year.

Three new rear wheel bearing kits have been released for nearly 116,000 vehicles which include the Nissan Qashqai 2.0dCi 4wd and X-Trail 2007-, the Honda CRV Mk III 2007-, and the Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage 2006-.

There is also a new front wheel bearing kit that fits more than 44,000 vehicles including the Suzuki Grand Vitara 1998-2003.

However, non-Far Eastern vehicles are also catered for with FAG wheel bearing kits being introduced for the Volkswagen Amarok 2010-, front, and the VAG Mii, Citigo and Up, 2011-, rear, while there is a front kit for Ford’s C-Max II, Grand C-Max and Focus III 2010-.

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd Technical Services Manager Malcolm Short said: “So far this year we have introduced new FAG parts for almost 890,000 additional vehicles and this latest batch further strengthens our Far Eastern range.

“However, recent VAG models are also catered for as are popular Ford models. The new applications demonstrate how the FAG range keeps expanding to provide an even more comprehensive coverage for our distributors and their independent garage customers.”

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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.