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Bosch Expands Parts Coverage

Bosch is expanding its braking, starters, alternators and fuel pump product lines in October, adding new SKUs to cover more than 145.36 million vehicles in operation in the U.S. and Canada.

Bosch is expanding its braking, starters, alternators and fuel pump product lines in October, adding new parts coverage for vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Buick, Honda, Mazda, Ford and more. The new SKUs cover more than 145.36 million vehicles in operation in the U.S. and Canada, offering OE fit, form and function for select vehicles needing replacement fuel pumps, starters, alternators or brake pads.

“Bosch is committed to providing technicians with the high-quality parts they need to satisfy their customers and complete their jobs,” said Thomas Winter, vice president automotive aftermarket NA with Robert Bosch LLC. “Each month, our product lines continue to expand and offer more coverage while providing OE fit, form and function.”

Brake Pads

A total of 39 new SKUs have been added to the Bosch QuietCast™ Brake Pad product line. The new part numbers extend coverage to more than 5.67 million late-model Domestic, Asian and European vehicles in operation in the US and Canada including the 2012-2016 Volkswagen Beetle, 2011-2017 Lexus CT200h, 2017 Toyota Corolla iM, 2014-2016 Nissan Rouge, 2014-2016 Mazda 3 and more. The new part numbers feature friction formulas specific to the application – semi-metallic, NAO or copper-free ceramic – and include synthetic lubricant and a hardware kit for all applications.

A total of 389 new SKUs have been added to the Bosch Blue Disc Brake Pad product line, featuring OE-style, multi-layer shims that provide superior noise dampening characteristics. They’re designed to deliver quality and performance and are ideal for the shop owner who is looking to provide customers with the best value. The new Bosch Blue Brake Pad SKUs extend coverage to over 134.2 million late-model Domestic, Asian and European vehicles in operation in the US and Canada, including the 1973-1975 Buick Apollo, 2010-2014 Ford Expedition, 2008-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2005-2012 Nissan Pathfinder and more.

One new SKU has been added to the Bosch Severe Duty Disc Brake Pad product line, extending coverage to 49,000 late model Domestic vehicles in the US and Canada. Bosch Severe Duty Disc Brake Pads provide optimal all-around braking performance and use Advanced Aerospace Alloy Transfer Layer Technology in the friction formulas that have the best-in-class performance, quiet operation and provide long life. The new SKUs offer coverage for vehicles including the 2014-2015 Ram ProMaster 1500, 2500 and 3500.

Alternators and Starters

Ten new part numbers have been added to the Bosch rotating machines product line, including seven SKUs for remanufactured starters and three SKUs for remanufactured alternators. The new SKUs extend coverage to over two million late-model Domestic, Asian and European vehicles in operation in the US and Canada. These vehicles include the 2013-2014 Mercedes-Benz C350 V6 Cyl. 3.5L, 2012-2015 Audi A6 L4 Cyl. 2.0L, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 V8 Cyl. 5.3L, 2012-2013 Honda Odyssey V6 Cyl. 3.5L and more.

Bosch remanufactured starters and alternators are built with top-quality materials using the most advanced technology to withstand extreme heat, cold and high demand, according to the company. They are 100 percent performance tested to last longer and deliver more reliable service.

Fuel Pumps

The Bosch gasoline systems group has added 15 new fuel pump SKUs, extending coverage to an additional three million late model Domestic, Asian, and European vehicles in operation in the US and Canada. Bosch fuel pumps feature superior turbine design and offer OE form, fit and function.

Three new electric fuel pump SKUs cover models including the 2006-2011 Honda Civic, 2002-2007 Mitsubishi Lancer, and 2012-2015 Mercedes-Benz C250. Ten new fuel pump module assembly SKUs cover the 2010-2013 Mazda 3, 2010-2012 Audi A4, 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and more. One new fuel pump hanger SKU covers the 2003-2004 Ford Expedition. One new level sensor SKU covers the 2014-2015 Mercedes-Benz E250 and 2011-2013 Mercedes-Benz E350.

All Bosch fuel pump part numbers active in the North America catalog are covered by a limited lifetime warranty. For more information about the Bosch limited lifetime fuel pump warranty, visit www.BoschAutoParts.com/en/support/fp-warranty.

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