… and absorbs and absorbs and absorbs for thousands of kilometers!
Worn shock absorber? An acute safety risk! The braking distance increases, tire grip decreases, tire wear increases and up go the chances of hydroplaning. Thankfully MEYLE ORIGINAL shock absorbers are here! Every single one has been developed and tested according to VDA regulations in order to meet MEYLE quality standards. More comfort and safety for the driver!
MEYLE ORIGINAL shock absorber dust protector kits – the simple solution for a longer service life
As well as offering an optimum portfolio of shock absorbers, MEYLE also supplies a range of matching accessories in the form of MEYLE shock absorber dust protector kits. MEYLE offers a total of over 240 MEYLE ORIGINAL shock absorber dust protector kits, with the portfolio covering around 65% of European vehicles. All shock absorber dust protector kits consist of two rubber buffers and two dust protector caps. The dust protector caps are made of TPE (thermoplastic elastomer).
Shock absorber piston rods are subjected to a variety of loads that can negatively impact the service life of the shock absorbers. Alongside dirt and mud, these loads also include stones and dust, as well as gritting salt during winter. On top of this, extreme movements due to road conditions, such as potholes, also place great strain on the shock absorbers. This can cause damage to the seal and so result in fluid or gas leaks. The inner valves can also become damaged. As a result, the shock absorber can no longer be used to its full capacity, which means that driving is less safe.
To counteract precisely these factors, MEYLE offers MEYLE ORIGINAL dust protector kits as the perfect addition to MEYLE ORIGINAL shock absorbers.
MEYLE shock absorbers for safe and continuous driving pleasure
We supply more than 650 parts to cater for over 214 million vehicles in Europe
Shock absorbers have a lot to cope with: potholes, bumpy roads, heavy loads or towing, not to mention environmental factors including dirt, humidity or road salt – all of which combine to accelerate shock absorber wear and tear. Therefore, the part's impact on the overall car system is dramatic. Only when shock absorbers are functioning properly are they able to reduce braking distances, ensure excellent roadholding when cornering and troublefree operation of state-of-the-art driver assistance systems such as ABS, ESP or TCS.
MEYLE supplies a comprehensive range of MEYLE ORIGINAL shock absorbers engineered to resist early part wear: an electro-mechanical coating process ensures reliable protection against abrasives. Salt spray tests have shown that the MEYLE piston rod is by far the least vulnerable to corrosion among all seven competitor products tested.