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ABS/EBS Power Supply Systems and Auxilli…

28-11-2016

ABS/EBS Power Supply Systems and Auxilliary Devices

As trailer systems and designs are constantly evolving, new technologies or add-ons are being fitted, some of which may require a power supply, for example battery backups, tail lift &...

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Clutch Servo Replacement - Fault Finding…

01-06-2015

Clutch Servo Replacement - Fault Findings

    June 2015   It has been recorded and addressed as far back as 2009 that when replacing certain Clutch Servo's, leakages may occur.  Fluid from the hydraulic operating valve...

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WABCO Searches for Longest Working ABS o…

23-03-2015

WABCO Searches for Longest Working ABS or EBS Valve in SA

   WABCO Automotive SA is on a mission to find the longest working WABCO trailer ABS or EBS valve operating in the South African transport industry.   "So far we've indentified a four-year-old EBS...

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Electronic Valve Calibration

04-11-2014

Electronic Valve Calibration

  IMPORTANT NOTICE! The following WABCO Electronic Valves require setting or calibration when being replaced.Please note that not all WABCO Parts Distributors are equipped to perform the necessary "sign-off" of these components....

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Diagnostic Equipment & Support

03-11-2014

Diagnostic Equipment & Support

With the correct training, a technician has a powerful tool to pinpoint system errors quickly and efficiently and get the vehicle safely back on the on the road. Basic Trailer diagnostics...

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Actros Flange Seal Now Available

03-11-2014

Actros Flange Seal Now Available

Part Number 912 110 140 0OE No: A457 131 01 80     For Axor Single & Twin Cylinder Compressors 412 352 027 0 912 510 103 0 912 510 104 0 Contact your nearest branch for...

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Extension of New-Line Fitting Range

18-09-2014

Extension of New-Line Fitting Range

As from August 2013, WABCO offers the full range of New Line ABC™ Push-In fittings, to provide the recent fitting technology. Twenty seven tube-thread-combinations will be available in total.The New...

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WABCO EBS-E Generation 4

14-08-2014

WABCO EBS-E  Generation 4

Aftermarket Conversion (Retrofit) Kit For Replacement or New Conversions EBS-D to EBS EEBS–E will replace  EBS-D generation ECU’s All Retrofit / Conversion Kits will include Cables and necessary ECU Fittings NEW EBS E4...

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New UNISTOP™ Brake Chambers for Air Disc…

14-08-2014

New UNISTOP™ Brake Chambers for Air Disc Brakes

With focus on specific aftermarket needs, WABCO has launched two new Brake Chamber variants in its actuation portfolio. The new UNISTOP™ Brake Chamber disc 24" variants fit in many vehicles...

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New Layout for WABCO Air Dryer Cartridge…

14-07-2014

New Layout for WABCO Air Dryer Cartridges

As specialist in compressed air braking systems, WABCO offers a comprehensive range of air dryer cartridges. To be more consistent and recognizable all WABCO labelled cartridges will get a new layout: -...

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The Second Check Programme

14-07-2014

The Second Check Programme

Do you have a WABCO trailer ABS, EBS, or even PREV valve that you’ve been told is faulty? We would like to help you! No Matter how old, we will...

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Trailer Couplings - Common Cause of Trai…

04-06-2014

Trailer Couplings - Common Cause of Trailer Brake Binding

Incompatible Coupling arrangements and threads are often the cause of major problems with brakes binding on trailers. Below, two possible causes are explained: CAUSE 1 - Suzy has NPT ½” fitting...

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Piston Type Actuators vs Double Diaphrag…

12-05-2014

Piston Type Actuators vs Double Diaphragm

Often the question is asked why can we not replace one with the other. The general comment is that the double diaphragm is usually much cheaper and more commonly available? DON'T...

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NOW AVAILABLE - Nylon Pipe Release Tools…

20-08-2013

NOW AVAILABLE - Nylon Pipe Release Tools!

With New Line Technology the nylon pipe can now be removed from the coupling before disassembling. The Release Tool has a fine sleeve that gets inserted between the nylon pipe...

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WABCO Warranty Support Process

12-08-2013

What process should one follow if one experiences an air brake component related issue and the vehicle is still within the 1 year product warranty period? Step 1: Remove the component...

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Cheap Replacement Parts

08-07-2013

Cheap Replacement Parts

Are they really the inexpensive option? We often find that cheap replacement parts are reverse engineered and sometimes match the a appearance of a Genuine WABCO part, but these products cannot...

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Cheap Replacement Parts (2)

08-07-2013

Cheap Replacement Parts (2)

Are they really the inexpensive option? We often find that cheap replacement parts are reverse engineered and sometimes match the a appearance of a Genuine WABCO part, but these products cannot...

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Looking at buying a trailer?

29-05-2013

Looking at buying a trailer?

What questions should I consider when specifying my brake system?

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Without Permanent Power your EBS Trailer…

15-04-2013

Without Permanent Power your EBS Trailer is illegal!

The ISO 7638 power connection by Law must be present on an EBS braked trailer. In addition if NOT plugged in, the following EBS features will NOT Function: ABS - Anti...

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Expensive Alternatives to Original Parts…

25-03-2013

Expensive Alternatives to Original Parts!

WARNING - A Cheap Replacement Part Could be an Expensive Alternative to the Original Parts! Every Company wants to save money. However, cutting costs on parts can backfire. As a Transport...

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