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    ZF: Checking Rubber-to-metal Components

    Rubber-to-metal components are subject to high dynamic stress and often also harmful environmental influences, such as heat, de-icing salt and ozone. We therefore recommend a regular check of these components within the context of the inspection or during work on the brakes or tires. Tasks assumed by rubber-to-metal components Rubber-to-metal components in a car chassis …

    December
    12
    2020

    Suspension-Crucial factors in safety and comfort-CDC1XL

    Suspension-Crucial factors in safety and comfort-CDC1XL

    October
    14
    2020

    The Shocking Cold!

    With winter around the corner, BOGE inputs the impact of the colder months on a vehicle’s shock absorbers and the importance of OE quality standards. Salt, grit and a legacy of roads in disrepair thanks to frost can take a toll on vehicles. Evidence of shock absorbers bearing the brunt of these challenges emerge as …

    September
    7
    2020

    Suspension-Crucial factors in safety and comfort

    Suspension-Crucial factors in safety and comfort

    August
    10
    2020

    ZF Aftermarket: Why is changing the brake fluid so important?

    High-quality brake fluid is crucial in ensuring that the brakes can function properly. With this in mind, the experts at ZF Aftermarket recommend workshops regularly remind their customers to drop in and have their brake fluid changed. Always check with the Vehicle Manufacturer, but regardless of how many miles the vehicle has run it’s wise …

    July
    15
    2020

    ZF supplies chassis parts for numerous LCV models

    High mileage, heavy loads, constant use – the light commercial vehicle is the automotive workhorse. With this class of vehicle subjected to considerable pressure and stress, this segment of the vehicle parc offers significant service and repair opportunities for workshops. ZF Aftermarket helps independent garages position themselves in this segment and here, under its Lemförder …

    March
    5
    2020

    Changing a Broken Stabiliser Link

    The function of stabiliser links, also known as connecting rods They transmit torsional forces occurring between the body and the chassis to the stabiliser of the particular axle. Depending on the design of the front or rear axle, they form the necessary connection for optimal interplay between wheel guidance and stabiliser. The body roll of …

    August
    4
    2019

    Checking Rubber-to-metal Components Damage Diagnosis and Replacement Tips

    Rubber-to-metal components are subject to high dynamic stress and often also harmful environmental influences, such as heat, de-icing salt and ozone. We therefore recommend a regular check of these components within the context of the inspection or during work on the brakes or tires. Tasks assumed by rubber-to-metal components Rubber-to-metal components in a car chassis …

    April
    29
    2019

    Instructions on how to Replace Strut Mounts

    The top fastening of the suspension strut is attached to the chassis via the strut mount – also known as the suspension strut mount. Since the strut mount must have both a damping force and a rotatable mounting for unhindered steering resetting, there are strict requirements for its function and wear resistance. Checking the strut …

    February
    18
    2019

    Recognize Damages to the Chassis and Steering System

    Careless driving and dirt accumulation significantly increase the risk of wear on safety-relevant chassis and steering components. Workshops need to pay attention to typical damage patterns and remedy defects as required. If chassis or steering components are damaged, the person steering needs to expect the handling of their vehicle to become critical. Experts at ZF …

    September
    24
    2018