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    Service Info – Conversion of the wheel bearing module

    For the DANA axles listed above (S63U, S75U, T75U), bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis has switched wheel bearing suppliers from Timken to FAG.

    January
    31
    2018

    Modi ed wheel bearing flange

    In the vehicles listed above, the 3rd generation wheel bearings installed on the front axle are mounted with four screws on the steering knuckle.

    January
    4
    2018

    VAG Wheel bearing removal

    On the above vehicles the wheel bearing assembly can become seized within the aluminium suspension unit. This is due to a difference in composition between the arm and carrier, also known as galvanic corrosion

    December
    22
    2017

    Wheel bearing repair with the FAG SmartSET

    After the Repair Insert Unit (RIU), the FAG SmartSET is an additional pre-assembled and simultaneously prepositioned wheel bearing unit that is specially developed for the aftermarket. It is delivered ex works as a pair of wheel bearings, inboard and outboard unit, with the appropriate grease and the appropriate quantity of grease. The video shows an …

    March
    2
    2017

    Chassis Diagnosis

    Handling (1) Causes Mechanical damage impairs operational reliability Defective ABS encoding Effects: Non-functional ABS system due to mechanical damage, defective ABS system Help Ensure correct installation orientation when replacing the wheel bearing Use the FAG detector card to identify the correct installation orientation of the integrated ABS transmitter encoder Note: Use extrme care when working …

    January
    16
    2017

    FAG’s Guide to Troubleshooting Wheel Bearing Failures and Malfunctions

    FAG’s Guide to Troubleshooting Wheel Bearing Failures and Malfunctions

    November
    20
    2016

    Why do modern wheel bearings utilise magnetic encoding technology?

    Did you know that there is a lot more going on inside the modern wheel bearing than just balls or rollers? To offer evidence, many FAG wheel bearings now incorporate magnetic encoding technology that provides essential data to various vehicle safety systems, helping drivers keep control of their vehicle in hazardous conditions. “Many modern safety …

    July
    27
    2015