New INA tensioner parts have been introduced for more than 17 million additional vehicles over the past year.
The phenomenal increase in UK and Ireland vehicle parc coverage was achieved by the introduction of 58 new INA Primary kits (including water pump kits), 58 Front End Auxiliary Drive (FEAD) singles, 27 FEAD kits, 22 Primary INA singles/sets and nine Over Running Alternator Pulleys (OAPs).
The company recently announced it has introduced a range of INA timing belt kits with water pump and INA Front End Auxiliary Drive (FEAD) kits.
The INA FEAD each contain the belt/belts, tensioners, idler/deflection pulleys, Over Running Alternator Pulleys (OAPs) and water pump where the pump is driven by the FEAD system.
Major recent releases include FEAD v belt and deflection pulleys and v belt kits for the Ford B-Max, C-Max II, EcoSport, Fiesta VI, Focus III, Grand C-Max, Tourneo Connect and Transit Connect 1.0 EcoBoost 10/2012-, plus a primary tensioner set for the PSA C3 II, C3 II 1.4HDi 70, 207, 208 and 2008 1.4HDi/Ford B-Max, Ecosport, Fiesta VI, Focus III, Mondeo V and Transit Courier 1.4TDCi, 1.5 TDCi and 1.6 TDCi, 02/2006-, and a FEAD v belt kit for the Dacia/Renault Sandero 1.4MPi/Espace, Megane and Scenic 1.8 16v and 2.0 16v 10/1998-.
Malcolm Short, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket Technical Services Manager, said: “The INA range has grown enormously over the past year and will continue to expand over the coming months.
“We recently introduced a range of timing belt kits with OE quality water pumps to offer our distributors and their independent garage customers an even better solution. We wanted to introduce an enhanced range in line with the service offered by franchised dealers and that has proven to be a success.
“As the largest OE supplier of FEAD components, we will continue to offer the best and most up-to-date OE content range in the aftermarket.”
For more information on exact applications for the INA tensioner range, please visit www.schaeffler-aftermarket.co.uk
In addition to INA tensioner products, Schaeffler (UK) Ltd also supplies LuK clutch and FAG wheel bearings to the independent aftermarket. It has also recently introduced the Ruville engine, cooling and suspension components range and all brands are backed by technical support and repair installation tips through its industry leading internet site REPXPERT (www.RepXpert.co.uk) and a technical hotline; UK Tel: 08457 001100, Ireland Tel: +44 (0)1432 264264.
Schaeffler, with its product brands INA, LuK and FAG, is a leading global automotive and industrial supplier. The technology company stands for the highest quality and strong innovative ability. The Schaeffler Group makes a decisive contribution to the “mobility for tomorrow” with high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission and chassis applications as well as rolling bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. The company generated sales of approximately 11.2 billion Euros in 2013. With more than 80,000 employees worldwide, Schaeffler is one of Europe’s largest industrial companies in family ownership. It has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, sales companies, and training centers at approximately 170 locations in 49 countries.
Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket, based in Langen, Germany, is responsible for the Group’s global automotive replacement parts business for the LuK, INA, FAG and Ruville brands. With a global network of approximately 11,500 distribution partners and 30 sales and representative offices, the company is known for its close proximity to customers, intelligent repair solutions and service competence.
Schaeffler (UK) Ltd’s Automotive Aftermarket division is located in Hereford, where a dedicated team of professionals provides the highest levels of sales service and technical support to the UK and Irish aftermarket.