Build Your Bearing Service Knowledge with Timken

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2017 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; knows that tricks of the trade help automotive techs solve everyday problems with ease. That’s why we created two new training videos just in time for the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017.
The latest Timken “Tricks of the Trade” videos guide technicians through simple steps for replacing press-in style wheel bearings as well as properly lubricating the wheel hub of Ford Super Duty Trucks:
During light vehicle service, it can be difficult to remove the steering knuckle and replace the bearing without damaging parts. The new Timken video, Tips for Replacing Press-in Style Wheel Bearings, looks at using the appropriate tools to ensure an error-free job;
Techs who work on the wheel hubs of F-Series trucks know it’s important to prevent moisture and contamination from causing problems in needle bearings supporting the axle shaft. In the second new Tricks of the Trade video, Wheel Hub Lubrication Tips for Ford Super Duty Trucks, Timken experts explain how to avoid these common hassles and headaches.

In fact, repair pros can already find many other helpful videos online. The Timken light and commercial vehicle training series covers a wide range of topics including:

Removing a 2-Piece Seal Wear Ring
Finding Wheel Hub Torque Specs
Removing Wheel End Bearings
Seating Light Vehicle Axle Shafts
Lubricating Light Vehicle Axle Shafts

AAPEX attendees are invited to view these videos when they visit Timken in booth #3018 at the show. All technicians who are eager to minimize their return rates, equip their staff with the latest maintenance practices and get the most out of their Timken products are welcome!
All Timken Tricks of the Trade videos can be found on The Timken Company YouTube channel Tricks of the Trade playlist. For those seeking even more training resources, a large collection of Timken TechTips can be found exclusively at

About The Timken Company
The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, belts, chain, couplings, lubrication systems and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. The company's growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken®, Fafnir®, Philadelphia Gear®, Drives®, Lovejoy® and Groeneveld®. Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $2.7 billion in sales in 2016. With more than 14,000 employees operating from 31 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.

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