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Timken Shares Commercial Vehicle Service Knowledge

The company has released five new training videos in time for HDAW.


For more than half a century, The Timken Co. has designed, engineered and manufactured bearings for every type of wheel end system in the commercial vehicle industry.


Using strict quality product testing standards, Timken engineered bearing experts have developed several tricks of the trade crafted to help commercial vehicle techs get their trucks back on the road. The company has released newly created training videos just in time for the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) taking place Jan. 22-25 in Las Vegas.

The latest Timken “Tricks of the Trade” videos guide technicians through steps for servicing commercial wheel bearings:

  • Learn how to properly install a Timken Premium Seal on a commercial vehicle wheel end: Timken Tricks of the Trade – Installing a Timken Premium Wheel Seal
  • Review the proper installation of a Timken Set-Right Bearing on a commercial vehicle wheel end: Timken Tricks of the Trade – Installing a Timken Set-Right Bearing
  • Proper adjustment of wheel bearings on commercial vehicle wheel ends is important. Learn the proper adjustment procedures with: Timken Tricks of the Trade – Adjusting Wheel Bearings
  • Removing cups from commercial vehicle aluminum wheel hubs can be challenging. Timken provides tips to walk you through it: Timken Tricks of the Trade – Tips for Removing Cups from Wheel Hubs
  • Learning to program a hub odometer for your commercial wheel hub can be complicated. Timken Tricks of the Trade – Programming a Hub Odometer, walks you through the programing process, step by step

Stop by the Timken booth (No. 700) at HDAW at The Mirage in Las Vegas to speak directly with Timken commercial vehicle experts. Repair pros can already find many other helpful videos online. All Timken Tricks of the Trade videos can be found on The Timken Co. YouTube channel Tricks of the Trade playlist here.