Plews & Edelmann, a leading manufacturer and marketer of power steering components, hoses, automotive fittings, and turbo oil lines, has engineered a truly universal power steering filter that easily consolidates three filter part numbers into one groundbreaking SKU and delivers an advanced level of filtration designed to help shops protect their repair and significantly reduces warranty claims on pumps, racks, and gears, the company says.

According to Tony Edwards, VP Business Development, at Plews & Edelmann, “The industry breakthrough behind the new patent pending Edelmann Elite power steering filter is an innovative design that features interchangeable connectors for precise fitment and flow rates on 3/8″, 1/2″, and 5/8″ ID power steering hoses. This allows shops to be ready for service on over 99% of import and domestic makes and models that come into their facility. The filter is also a game changer for distributors and parts stores because it will help reduce inventory hassles and unnecessary parts returns for incorrect filter sizes.”

Reduces warranty claims, protects the repair
In addition to setting the standard for consolidation, the Edelmann Elite power steering filter is designed to dramatically improve overall performance. The dual filtration technology that it incorporates provides a high-capacity flow while preventing contamination, a leading cause of premature power steering hard parts failures and warranty issues. The filter eliminates that risk by easily capturing and removing metallic and non-metallic debris from the fluid before it enters the power steering pump.
The Edelmann Elite power steering filter packs an oversized magnet that captures any additional metal fragments into an anodized aircraft aluminum body and features a built-in safety bypass to ensure uninhibited flow.

Compact, serviceable design
Edwards noted, “Before the introduction of the Edelmann Elite power steering filter, service technicians found that, in many applications, typical replacement filters were too large for the fitment area and difficult to install. Our new design is smaller and fits into more areas, while still delivering a high-capacity flow. The filter is also serviceable, so it can be cleaned and reused.”

Evan Bauer, Director of Business Development added, “The Edelmann Elite power steering filter is a hallmark of our industry-first power steering program at Plews & Edelmann. Every reliable power steering service should always include a filter replacement. It’s the best way to protect the repair and the vehicle owner’s investment in that service. With our new filter design, our engineers have made that replacement easier and trouble-free.”

The new Edelmann Elite power steering filter, Part No. 70699, is packaged in a versatile, clear blister configuration that offers easy placement on a shelf or pegboard. The package includes the filter, four additional connectors, and two stainless steel hose clamps. A countertop display pack, Part No. 70699CC, is also available for convenient POS display.

About Plews & Edelmann
Plews & Edelmann is a leading manufacturer and marketer of Edelmann® power steering hoses, repair kits, turbocharger oil lines, automotive fittings, Edelmann Elite™ high performance power steering hoses, filter, and new manufactured power steering rack & pinions, pumps, and gear boxes.

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