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    ZF: The Wheel Alignment on Four-link Suspensions

    Under certain conditions, it may also be necessary to measure the toe-in curve during the wheel alignment on four-link suspensions. General note! Our useful tips provide only an overview. The installation instructions and operating instructions provided by the vehicle manufacturer and the warning and safety instructions contained therein must be observed! All work must be …

    March
    15
    2021

    ZF revamps aftermarket portal for workshop users

    ZF says it has completely revised its aftermarket portal and added numerous new functions. The website aftermarket.zf.com is used to make contact with all market participants from automotive workshops to wholesalers and ZF’s own service network. In their personal login area, users can access numerous technical information and other relevant services. All market participants in …

    March
    8
    2021

    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