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Meritor Wabco

2135 West Maple Rd., Troy, MI, 48084, USA

  • 800-889-1834

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Krista Sohm
Phone: 248-435-7115
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Meritor Wabco

mechanical power transmission, test & measuring instruments, transportation industry products

Front Steer Axle is designed to reduce weight not performance.

March 3, 2016

Available in standard and wide track versions with 12,000&ndash;13,200 lb gross axle weight rating (GAWR), Meritor® Front Steer axle&trade; (MFS+) features gooseneck beam design and offset knuckle with integrated torque plate and tie-rod arms that lend to reduced weight design. Low-profile, which reduces space constraints to foster technician access, also simplifies integration into chassis. Along with high-angle turning capacity up to 55°, axle offers universal compatibility with braking systems.<br /> Read More

mechanical power transmission

Aftermarket Clutches extend service life by decreasing downtime.

February 2, 2016

With high-performance friction material, Meritor® AllFit series serves heavy-/medium-/light-duty and off-road applications. Respective torque ratings are 620&ndash;1,400 lb-ft and 1,250&ndash;2,250 lb-ft for manual-adjust 14 and 15.5 in. clutch assemblies. Latter includes 7-, 8-, 9-, and 10-spring disc designs. Also available, 15.5 in. easy-pedal effort clutches offer single-motion adjustment. At 15.5 x 2 in., self-adjusting model comes with 7 springs or 9 springs in 4- and 6-paddle options. Read More

mechanical power transmission, transportation industry products

King Pin Kit minimizes front axle repair time.

February 1, 2016

Offering quick solution for aftermarket king pin replacement, FastSet&trade; King Pin Kit eliminates need for reamers, special tools, and presses. King pin bushings do not need to be reamed after they are installed into steering knuckle. Instead of pressing in bushings during installation, customers can use kit to install spiral bushings by hand. In addition, king pin&#39;s special groove pattern design allows grease to permeate high-wear areas. Read More

paints & coatings

Brake Shoe Coating protects against corrosion.

February 1, 2016

Designed to resist micro-abrasion caused by movement of brake lining against shoe table during normal use, PlatinumShield® III coating targets aftermarket customers purchasing new and remanufactured Meritor brake shoes. Formula helps extend brake shoe through optimized adhesion to metal surface and durability. By extending on-road brake shoe protection, this corrosion protectant contributes to extended vehicle uptime and fleet operability. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Self-Adjusting Clutch eliminates adjustment-related downtime.

August 11, 2015

Available for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, Euclid® self-adjusting 15.5 in. clutch comes in 15.5 x 2 in. models with 7 springs or 9 springs in 4- and 6-paddle options. Over-adjustment prevention technology is standard, and Actively Expanding Seal (AES) provides anti-contamination enclosure. Self-locking worm gear ensures positive adjustment, and reset procedure, if required, does not require clutch removal. Read More

transportation industry products

Automatic Tire Inflation System targets linehaul market.

February 23, 2015

Designed to maintain proper tire pressure, MTIS&trade; Tire Inflation System for Trucks automatically monitors pressure while vehicle is in motion and inflates underinflated tire. If there are issues requiring continuous inflation, system alerts driver to check tire or find service as soon as possible. System extends tire and wheel component life, optimizes fuel efficiency, and minimizes tire wear and maintenance. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Rear Axle helps increases fuel economy with downspeeding ability.

February 20, 2015

With ratios of 2.31 and 2.47, FUELite+&trade; 6x2 rear axle features laser welded design that reduces weight and improves durability of components. Suspension fit design, compatible with T-type and industry-standard yokes, offers gross combination weight ratings up to 140,000 lb and has DualTrac&trade; housing that supports single or dual tires. Driver-controlled differential lock maximizes traction in unfavorable driving conditions; automatic differential lock at higher speeds is also available. Read More


Programming Tool helps reduce commercial vehicle downtime.

February 20, 2015

Available for TOOLBOX&trade; v11.3 or higher and available as configuration file, Aftermarket Programming Tool helps shorten delivery times of replacement electronic control units (ECU) for antilock braking systems (ABS). Service centers can use this tool to configure partially programmed ECUs to variety of specific vehicle settings. Interactive solution walks users through necessary step, accelerating programming at point of service. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Heavy-Haul Planetary Axles serve specialty applications.

March 10, 2014

Able to be used globally for heavy-haul, oil field, logging, and mining applications, P600 Series includes P610 and P614 axles, available in tandem and tridem configurations, with respective max gross axle weight ratings of 84,000 and 126,000 lb. Driver-controlled differential lock or inter-axle differential for all carriers and inter-axles maximizes traction. Other features include anti-lock braking system capability, non-vented drum brake, and overall axle ratios from 3.46:1 to 24.8:1. Read More

safety & security equipment, test & measuring instruments, transportation industry products

Lane Departure Warning System includes video capture.

December 30, 2013

With video safety option, OnLane&trade; System can record and save videos. Triggered by critical events such as sudden deceleration, system captures forward-looking color video of scene ahead for 10 seconds before and 5 seconds after start of event. System automatically stores 20 most recent videos, which can be downloaded using TOOLBOX&trade; 11.0 diagnostic software. In addition, driver alertness warning feature detects erratic or degraded driving based on lane weaving and provides warning to driver. Read More

mounting & attaching products

Shock Absorbers address all-makes market segment.

January 28, 2013

American-made in ISO-certified facility, AllFit Shock Absorbers are available in Cab, Standard Duty, and Premium Adjustable models. Cab models isolate cab from vehicle's frame to maximize ride comfort, while Standard Duty types use premium components to ensure longevity. To support ride preference, Premium Adjustable versions can be converted to regular, firm, or extra firm. Products are suited for Class 6&ndash;8 linehaul trucks, trailers, fire and rescue vehicles, delivery vehicles, and school buses. Read More

transportation industry products

Air Suspension enhances fuel economy via electronic control.

August 21, 2012

Targeting tractors, motor coaches, and buses, 6x2 Electronically Controlled Air Suspension (ECAS) improves air suspension control by maintaining set ride height between axle and chassis as road and vehicle characteristics change. Pressure control of air springs is only adjusted when there is change in the load, reducing compressor duty cycle and improving fuel economy. Automatic load transfer reduces drive axle wheel spin and traction control events during aggressive acceleration. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments, transportation industry products

Driving Monitoring System increases fleet safety.

August 20, 2012

Powered by Takata Corporation's SafeTraK technology, Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system consists of forward-looking, vision-based system that monitors road and vehicle's position in lane. Driver receives audible warning if vehicle unintentionally leaves its lane; system detects lane drifts, weaving, and lane changes without turn-signal application. Also included, Driver Alertness Warning (DAW) function provides warning when system determines driver to be drowsy. Read More

transportation industry products

Trailer Suspensions are optimized for capacity, capability.

September 29, 2011

With respective capacities of 25,000 and 30,000 lb, MTA25 and MTA30 Meritor Trailing-Arm Air (MTA) ride trailer suspension systems meet needs of North America truck and trailer operators in various vocational markets. Axle wrap design fosters secure and durable connection, while shock absorbers promote suspension control and consistent tire contact with ground. Optional lift kit allows suspension users to raise select axles, improving maneuverability and extending tire life. Read More

robotics, transportation industry products

Collision Safety System includes active braking.

February 8, 2008

Designed for commercial vehicles, OnGuard(TM) consists of forward-looking, radar-based adaptive cruise control system that can detect multiple moving and fixed objects at distances up to 500 ft. System coordinates responses from engine, transmission, and anti-lock braking systems through communications across SAE J1939 data network. Active braking automatically uses vehicle foundation brakes to alert driver and decelerate vehicle when pre-set vehicle following distance is compromised. Read More

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