A COMPLETE DELIVERY

With all necessary parts for correct replacement

THE WORLDS MOST ADVANCED BELTS

And spare parts in premium quality

PARTS IN OE-QUALITY

Produced according to the auto industry quality standards

Triscan wins award

Supplier of the Year at Auto Awards 2017

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EUROPES WIDEST COVERING PROGRAMME

Steering parts, racks, boots, pumps...

EVERYTHING FOR THE BRAKE SYSTEM

Even for Asian car brands

Start problems and lack of traction in PSA 1.6 HDI engines?

You might know someone, maybe it’s even yourself, who has speculated about the cause of starting problems, lack of traction or increasing smoke in vehicles with a PSA 1.6 HDI engine? Then read on, to find some useful information.

Parking Sensors – Our brand new product group

We are expanding our steering parts program and using our sample stock for quality assurance

Smartrep.info addresses problems related to the mounting of wheel bearings

About one and a half years ago, we launched our new concept smartrep.info. The purpose of smartrep.info is to make mechanics aware of special conditions that are important during assembly to ensure trouble-free operation. We are not talking about generalities here, but only about specific circumstances, which we know from our warranty-claims-statistics are often overlooked.  
 

How does our new ABS tester work and how do our customers benefit from this investment?

A new newsletter a new test device. Due to the very positive effect our Triscan Test Center has on our customer service and internal quality assurance service, we continue to invest in expanding it. Our newly built ABS tester is the latest addition. Here we describe how this works and why it is so valuable.

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On-site quality control - also in Asia

More stringent quality requirements from automotive manufacturers – Triscan joins in

Avoid problems when repairing the power steering

Can a defective strut mount bearing be dangerous?

IN-HOUSE TEST EQUIPMENT FOR EGR VALVES

To ensure a high level of service and quality, we continuously expand our in-house test facilities. Our latest acquisition is an EGR valve tester. In the following  paragraphs we will explain why in-house testing equipment has high priority for us and how the EGR valve-tester works.

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Triscan cable programme: We increase, improve and test

What has an error code regarding the ignition in the second cylinder to do with the ABS system?

Ongoing progress and development within Europe's largest steering part programme

Additional water pumps - New product range within the water pump programme

Get an overview of our comprehensive sensor programme with our new brochure

Besides providing a quick overview of our sensor programme, the new 24-page sensor brochure also contains useful information about the function, design, fitting and common error codes.

Since the introduction of the first 3 sensor groups just over 2 years ago, another 8 have been added. The program now has 11 product groups and we can assure that more will follow. As we can see the interest and demand for sensors rise continuously, we find that it is time to present our current program in a brochure that gives readers a quick and easy overview of the broad product range.

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Smartrep.info: Fitting instructions and information on special tools required for Gates Stretch Fit Belts

ABS sensors: The widest program on the market, with probably the lowest warranty claims rate

In-house quality assurance: For quick answers and good service

Here at Triscan quality has priority. Therefore, producers are visited regularly and spot checking is carried out on products when they arrive at our central warehouse. Furthermore, we carry out extensive tests internally, both on our own and the products of our competitors. Two recent examples have once again proven why in-house testing is important and why it is so important to expand in this area. 

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Expansion in Triscan's gas spring programme

Mounting kit with special bolts for Ford, Mazda and Volvo track control arms

EGR VALVE STILL COSTS VAG CAR OWNERS, REPAIR SHOPS AND WHOLESALERS BUGS AND MONEY

Many workshops and wholesalers have gradually become acquainted with the frequently used EGR-valve that applies to diesel engines of the types 1.4, 1.6, 1.9 and 2.0 TDIs. Despite several attempts, VAG or other aftermarket actors have not succeeded in solving the problem. Based on our own technical studies, we in this article unveil why the EGR valve stops working too quickly.

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HOW TO AVOID CORROSION DAMAGES ON THE CARS THERMOSTAT

NEW BELT TENSIONER DESIGN FROM GATES FOR VAG 1.2, 1.6 AND 2.0 TDI ENGINES

WHEN ERROR CODES ARE NOT CLEAR IT IS OFTEN THE SPARE PART THAT IS BLAMED

It is not always certain that error codes give a true and fair view of which parts should be replaced to solve a problem. And all too often, this leads to questioning of the quality of the replaced part, which, logically, does not solve the real problem.

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NEW - Oil drain plug and tool for VAG models with plastic oil pan

We are constantly expanding our program of oil drain plugs - and, as something new, we can now also offer the following oil drain plug and tool for VAG with TFSI and TSI engines.

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The fight for free data access and free competition

Triscan protects the environment through joint ownership of PartsLife

Be aware of oxygen sensor error messages - especially with wideband sensors

All too often it is not the oxygen sensor, which is responsible for the error messages, that generally point in that direction. This especially applies in the case where wideband sensors are used instead of conventional O2 sensors. This is also why, it is very important to pay extra attention in the troubleshooting process with this kind of sensor. Learn more about the system design and source of errors in this article.

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SMARTREP.INFO - WE MAKE IT EASY TO GET IT RIGHT

To imagine avoiding all reclamations is probably wishful thinking. But would not it be nice if there was a way you could reduce the number significantly? At Triscan we know that it is possible! With our experience from our efforts to ensure proper timing belt replacement in the luggage, we are now ready to launch our new concept - Smartrep.info.

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BE CAUTIOUS WHEN REPLACING BALL JOINTS ON TRACK CONTROL ARMS

WINTER IS HARD ON THE CAR'S GAS SPRINGS

WHY HAS IT SUDDENLY BECOME SO IMPORTANT TO CLEAN THE COOLING SYSTEM WHEN THE WATER PUMP CHANGED?

Cleaning the cooling system when replacing the water pump has suddenly become a hot topic. The garages do of course wonder why this extra workflow suddenly is necessary when it never before has been a requirement? Some car owners will probably also be puzzled by the extra posting on the garage bill, and therefore the garages should be able to provide them with a well-based answer. The explanation is not quite simple, but let us start with the reason why it is necessary: the water pump.

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BOOT IS NOT ALWAYS EASY

SPECIAL WATER PUMPS: TRISCAN EXPANDS THE PROGRAMME

         

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BOLT KIT FOR THE POPULAR VAG TRACK CONTROL ARM

Triscan now keep a bolt kit for a VAG track control arm (rear) in stock. The bolt kit contains all special bolts- and indeholder alle specialbolte- og washers for a complete replacement of the VAG track control arm (Triscan ref. 8500 295029). The bolt kit is – of course – in OE quality. The bolt kit can be used on a wide range of VAG’s car models, among others:

Audi A3, Q3 et al.
Seat Altea, Leon et al.
Skoda Octavia, Superb et al.
VW Passat, Golf V, Golf VI et al.

The bolt kit has the reference 8500 298001, and can be ordrered via Triscan’s TriWeb.

NEW - EGR VALVES ARE NOW PART OF TRISCAN’S EXTENSIVE SENSOR PROGRAMME

Triscan has once again expanded its already comprehensive sensor programme, which now also includes more than 190 references of EGR valves in OE quality. The EGR valves will to in TriWeb from mid September and in TecDoc from October 1st.

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EVEN MORE GEARSHIFT CABLES IN THE PROGRAMME

A lot has happened within gearshift cables since Triscan in 2012 introduced them in the product range. At that time, we started out with the introduction of a little more than 100 cables - primarily for European cars - and since then the programme has grown to 162 references.

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CHOOSE EXHAUST PIPE CONNECTORS WITH CARE

An exhaust pipe connector is not just a connector and few may know that the position of the connector in the exhaust system determines which of a total of three types should be used.

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FIRST MOVER WITHIN STEERING PARTS

At Triscan we are focused on keeping the yellow jersey and the title as European champion in offering the widest steering part programme. The task is challenging and not as simple and straightforward as one might think - and it is not uncommon that we even initiate development and production of steering parts.

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New to Triscan’s strong range of springs

As one of the only suppliers in the market, Triscan now offers the original parabolic spring for Mercedes Sprinter 1995-2006 made from fiberglass strengthened composite.

One of the main advantages of using a composite spring rather than a conventional steel spring is to achieve a weight saving of not less than 19 kg.

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New return policies – Budweg caliper

In their efforts to create a well-functioning recycling system for old calipers, Budweg has prepared some updated return instructions, which in its simplicity describes the individual processes in a correct return.

The guide is intended to make the handling of the old calipers more transparent, flexible and efficient - for the benefit of all parties.

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All brake components from a single supplier

Over the past few years’ expansion within the brake system parts programme, Triscan has almost become a OneStop shop within this area. With a coverage of the car parc of up to 97%, the garages are able to get the necessary spare parts for even the more rare cars.

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Volvo water pump with a special pulley

On certain types of water pumps, Volvo has chosen to make a different type of pulley than usual. This pulley has fewer teeth and protects the timing belt in the belt drive.

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Triscan news – wherever and whenever you want it

As a supplier of spare parts for garages it is necessary to stay updated constantly and be able to disseminate information on business opportunities and the latest product knowledge. However, at what time of day and on what day of week do you have the time to read the news? Do you prefer to seek out the news yourself or to receive it? Would you rather receive news in electronic or printed format - or a combination of both? 

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Clips for BOXER, DUCATO and JUMPER handbrake cable – Triscan ref. 8140 10134, 8140 10140 and 8140 10141

The clip is sold originally as an individual component (PSA OE 4341.14), but at a cost far exceeding the value of the cables - and therefore making a repair costly.

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Triscan expands its extensive sensor program

In Triscans attempt to make sourcing of complex product groups easy for wholesalers and distributors, Triscan has expanded its already extensive sensor program with water temperature sensors, camshaft position sensors, crankshaft position sensors and throttle bodies.

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HANDBRAKE CABLE FOR RENAULT GRAND SCENIC 2003-2009: TRISCAN HAS IT!

The original handbrake cables to a Renault Grand Scenic with an electric handbrake is only available if you buy the complete unit with a control box, a motor and housing (price approx. € 470) OE ref. 360101216R. But not all repairs need replacing of the control box, the motor and the housing. So there is money to save if only the cable needs to be replaced. And as the only ones on the market, Triscan now stocks handbrake cables as a separate unit (Triscan ref. 8140251201).

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AVOID MISTAKES WHEN MOUNTING VAG RACKS

Triscan now introduces two new references (851029471 and 851029472) with inner tie rods and boots. 

The two new references replace the old type (8510 29420). It has especially been difficult to keep the boot sealed, and this can lead to dirt and damp entering the system and causing damage on the rack. With the two new references, it will be easier to make a correct and perfect replacement of the rack and the axial joint, as the axial joint is an integrated part of the rack.

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Overrunning alternator pulleys from Triscan for a large part of the car parc

The increased demand for even more comfort in cars, e.g. air conditioning, seat heating and other comfort facilities, puts pressure on the capacity of the car’s alternator. Therefore, the car manufacturers have started using even more powerful alternators, which especially in situations of deceleration put strain on the micro-v belt.

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Triscan is the exclusive supplier on the free aftermarket with the new thermostat for Citroen and Peugeot!

Triscan now the exclusive supplies and keeps in stock the new thermostat for Citroen and Peugeot PSA 1.4 HDI HDI/1.6 – ref. no. 8620 43000. Below is a list of the models, where the new thermostat can be used.

Triscan is the exclusive supplier on the free aftermarket with the new thermostat for Citroen and Peugeot
 

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Steering part assortments for Audi, VW and Mercedes

It is no secret that Triscan excels in a wide programme within steering parts of excellent quality. With more than 6.000 references, you will get very wide coverage of the entire car parc*  as a steering part customer at Triscan (based on an analysis from TecDoc data) – it can hardly be done any better!

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A SUPER SMART ALTERNATIVE TO REPLACING THE COMPLETE ANTI-ROLL BAR

A defective bushing on the anti-roll bar on Citroën Jumpy / Jumper, Fiat Scudo / Ducato and Peugeot Expert / Boxer requires that you change the complete anti-roll bar.

Triscan now offers repair kits for these models making this replacement a time saving and cheaper solution because these kits make it possible to replace the bushings without removing the anti-roll bar.

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Why is it important to clean the hydraulic system?

A defective steering rack or power steering pump is never a pleasant experience for the car owner, but the repairs that need to be done can soon turn out to be even more extensive if the mechanic does not remember to clean the hydraulic system when installing the new power steering pump or steering rack. A new spare part in an unclean servo system can lead to undesirable wear of the servo system components, and in the worst case scenario they may be damaged after a short time.

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Triscan’s oil drain plugs – a ”smart part”

Now Triscan supplies two assortments with oil drain plugs. Each assortment contains 13 different oil drain plugs with matching gaskets.

With these assortments you are very well stocked as they cover most cars. The development of the program is ongoing – and you can always find the latest references in Triweb. Here you will also find separate gaskets and oil drain plugs for refilling the assortment box.

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Expansion of A- references within the self-adjusting clutch cables (OE design)

To meet the demand from the market Triscan now offers two types of self-adjusting clutch cables for 21 of our most popular references. Both types of cables secure the same function in the car, but the decision which cable to us is individual from garage to garage. So now our customers can choose which cable they want.

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