Dorman Announces More Than 320 New Products, Featuring New Ready-to-Install Pre-Pressed Axles

Highlights:

  • New OE FIX pre-pressed axles for Toyota trucks and SUVs make axle repairs faster and easier, reducing the need for expensive shop equipment and saving auto care shops potentially hours per repair.
  • New-build master window switch for more than 1.6 million General Motors vehicles improves aftermarket quality and availability.
  • Other new aftermarket exclusives include a transmission oil cooler line for more than 750,000 Chrysler and Dodge cars, and an engine air intake hose for more than 600,000 General Motors vehicles.

COLMAR, Pennsylvania, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) is announcing today the release of more than 320 new automotive repair products, giving auto care shops and vehicle owners greater freedom to fix cars and trucks with innovative and trustworthy solutions.

Dorman’s featured release this month is the first four of many new pre-pressed axle assemblies for Toyota trucks and SUVs. Replacing rear wheel bearings on some Toyota vehicles can be frustrating due to their unique design. The bearing housing often becomes damaged when the old bearing is pressed out, or when the new bearing is pressed in. Dorman’s OE FIX pre-pressed axles eliminate the uncertainty of performing this basic repair with all of the major components already assembled and ready to install right out of the box, eliminating the need for a shop press and potentially saving hours of time wrestling with corroded parts. These solutions are now available for select Toyota 4Runner, Toyota FJ Cruiser, and Lexus GX460 vehicles (926-137 and 926-138) and select Toyota Sequoia trucks (926-174 and 926-175), with more application-specific coverage on the way.

Other new solutions Dorman is releasing this month include:

  • A new-build master window switch for more than 1.6 million General Motors vehicles improves aftermarket quality and availability (920-022).
  • An exclusive transmission oil cooler line for more than 750,000 Chrysler and Dodge cars (624-622).
  • An exclusive engine air intake hose for more than 600,000 General Motors vehicles (696-175).
  • A new OE FIX upgraded harmonic balancer for select Ford Taurus and Ford/Mercury Sable vehicles (594-050F).
  • A new coil spring bracket for Jeep Grand Cherokees (926-083) and new frame rail repair kit for Ford F-150s (999-998) to help avoid replacing the entire axle or frame, respectively, of a corroded vehicle.
  • A new aluminum case designed to fit the nitrogen compressor on select Ram pick-ups, increasing durability against the elements (949-367).

These are just a few of Dorman’s featured new product releases this month. To sign up to receive all of Dorman’s new product announcements directly every month, sign up at DormanProducts.com/signup. To learn more about Dorman, take the Dorman Virtual Tour at DormanProducts.com/tour.

Vehicle-in-Operation (VIO) information in this press release is based on Dorman’s analysis of third-party reports.

Contact: Steve Gisondi
Email: sgisondi@dormanproducts.com

About Dorman Products
Dorman gives repair professionals and vehicle owners greater freedom to fix cars and trucks by focusing on solutions first. For over 100 years, we have been one of the automotive aftermarket industry’s pioneering problem solvers, releasing tens of thousands of replacement products engineered to save time and money and increase convenience and reliability.

Founded and headquartered in the United States, we are a global organization offering an always-evolving catalog of parts, covering both light duty and heavy duty vehicles, from chassis to body, from underhood to undercar, and from hardware to complex electronics. See our full offering and learn more at DormanProducts.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors (many of which are outside of our control) which may cause actual events to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the information contained in this press release, please see Dorman’s prior press releases and filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including Dorman’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K, its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 27, 2020 and its other SEC filings. Dorman is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update any of the information in this press release if any forward-looking statement later turns out to be inaccurate whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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