Bosch Automotive Aftermarket

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181


About Bosch Automotive Aftermarket


Robert Bosch LLC, 1 Tower Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
United States of America
888 715 3616

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Automotive parts -- spark plugs, wiper blades, starters and alternators, oxygen sensors, fuel pumps, wire sets, ignition components, gasoline and diesel fuel injection components, braking components, filters, batteries and Bosch Car Service.

Products & Press Releases

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Industry News

Bosch expands brake and fuel pump product lines

Feb. 26, 2020
The product lines expand coverage to more than 3.4 million vehicles.
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Shop Operations

Bosch and Castrol to pilot jointly branded workshop concept in China and U.S.

Oct. 16, 2019
The concepts being tested include advanced, digitally enabled services.

Articles & News

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Industry News

Bosch announces 87 new aftermarket parts, covering almost 318 million vehicles

June 12, 2024
The parts include a 100 percent new canister purge valve and 20 sensors.
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Industry News

Bosch Auto Service opens first workshop franchisee

May 30, 2024
Bosch Auto Service Salinas, formerly known as Dick Adams Automotive, retained its staff.
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Industry News

Bosch opens first workshop franchisee in California

April 4, 2024
Bosch Auto Service Salinas will open in May 2024.
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The return of drum brakes: Could the auto industry see the resurgence of the historic braking system?

Sept. 28, 2023
Yesterday's technology could play a role in the fight to reduce emissions.
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Tool Distributor

Understanding how to sell scan tools

May 1, 2023
Scan tools are complicated, but selling them doesn’t have to be—with some basic knowledge and a good support team behind you, you’ll be on track for making the sale.
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Industry News

Bosch announces 52 automotive aftermarket parts released in Q1 2023

April 4, 2023
The new release now includes coverage for nearly 22 million vehicles in operation to meet service needs
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Training and Resources

Bosch announces new automotive workshop franchise

Feb. 17, 2023
Known as Bosch Auto Service, the new franchise will be available to existing independent workshops across California and Texas, with plans to expand further into the U.S. in the...
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Tool Distributor

Most Wanted Tools: February 2023

The Volt Tester, Ergochair, and Super Relay Buddy are some of the popular tools and equipment among auto repair techs.
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Training and Resources

Get smart on battery health

Oct. 10, 2022
We take a deeper look at how automotive repair shops can be prepared with smart tools ahead of the EV influx.
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Training and Resources

Bosch network program offers added shop-focused benefits

The Automotive Service and Maintenance Module program gives members access to benefits in training, financing, digital marketing, and added reward points.

Videos & Resources

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Video Network

Service Done Right: Mastering Vehicle Air Conditioning: Servicing R134a vs R1234yf Systems

Aug. 9, 2023
In this Service Done Right video, Scott Brown, contributing technical editor for Motor Age, discusses the differences between servicing vehicles with R-134a and R-1234yf.
Video Network

Video: Bosch introduces new update to website

May 31, 2022
Bosch announced a new updated version of their website with the goal of improving the user experience for customers, shops, and technicians. The update gives easier access to ...
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Wrenchin Roger at AAPEX 2012: Bosch diagnostic scan tools

Nov. 20, 2012
Bosch's Ravi Subramanyan gives Wrenchin' Roger an overview of the company's diagnostic scan tools available for techs. Subramanyan gives an overview of both OE and aftermarket...
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The Garage

Four reasons why extended oil change intervals warrant better filters

April 2, 2012
And why extended oil change intervals also require a filter to match.


Jim Nix thinks technicians need to learn about the HFO-1234yf refrigerant.
The Garage

Orlando distributor finds session on new refrigerant helpful at ISN show

July 24, 2013
Independent distributor thinks most technicians need to be informed about the new refrigerant.


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Guest Blog: Overcoming winter weather when performing dynamic ADAS recalibrations

Guest Blog: Overcoming winter weather when performing dynamic ADAS recalibrations

Feb. 20, 2024
Winter road conditions can sometimes interfere with ADAS recalibrations; here are some things to keep in mind.
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Technician training
Guest Blogs

Leveraging technician training to invest in the growth of your shop

March 29, 2023
The collective success of a shop and the professional development of each individual technician is supported by the frequency and quality of training. The importance of technical...

When to expand your shop services into ADAS

Feb. 15, 2023
Entering the space of ADAS calibration doesn't need to be scary; shop owners can manage this by taking small steps that make sense for their shop instead of a giant leap.
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Shop Operations

Bosch announces new automotive repair shop franchise in the U.S.

Feb. 8, 2022
The Bosch Car Service concept will be transitioned to the new franchise by the end of the year.
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When independent mobile tool dealer, Matt Lasher's customers come to him with questions on J2534 reprogramming, he helps them find a tool that's the perfect fit.
Tool Distributor

How to sell J2534 reprogramming/reflashing tools

Aug. 30, 2021
Help your customers add J2534 reflashing to their service list and sell them the Pass-Thru devices and scan tools they'll need.
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Guest Blog: Common causes of fuel injector failures and how to avoid them

Oct. 5, 2020
More than half of the rebuilt or remanufactured common rail fuel injectors Bosch tested failed to operate according to OE test points.
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Service Repair

Guest Blog: ASME PASE-2019 Standards: What do technicians need to know?

May 25, 2020
As a technician or shop owner, it’s vital to be familiar with these standards for the safety of yourself, your staff, your business, and even your customers.
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Industry News

Bosch releases plug-in electric vehicle charging station

Aug. 15, 2018
The new station is designed to be low maintenance and movable.
Industry News

Bosch expands braking, engine management and rotating machine product lines

July 5, 2018
The products will cover more that 6.3 million vehicles.

Bosch expands product lines to cover more than 3.7 million vehicles

April 27, 2018
Bosch expands it's braking, engine management, steering systems and rotating machine product lines.

Bosch, ASA partner for advanced collision and diagnostic training

The webinar series will cover diagnostic tool selection, pre/post scanning, module reprogramming, advanced driver-assist systems (ADAS) recalibration and more.
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The fully operational, pre-production Nikola Two day-cab will begin testing in Fall of 2018.

Nikola names Bosch, PowerCell fuel cell suppliers

Nikola plans to announce a secondary stack supplier in 2018 that will act as a backup and overflow for any testing issues or production bottlenecks.

Bosch campaign successfully defends trademark against counterfeits

Oct. 17, 2017
SIC Autoparts allegedly offered and sold counterfeit Bosch vehicle parts.
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

QuietCast Brake Pad

Aug. 9, 2017
A new SKU has been added to the Bosch QuietCast Brake Pad product line. The new part number extends coverage to more than 295,000 late-model Domestic vehicles in operation in ...
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Emissions System Tools

Oxygen Sensors

May 10, 2017
The Bosch Oxygen Sensors now have seven new SKUs, extending coverage to 1.3 million late-model Domestic and Asian vehicles in operation. These oxygen sensors offer OE fit, form...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

QuietCast Brake Pads

May 10, 2017
The Bosch QuietCast Brake Pad Product Line has three new SKUs that extend coverage for late-model Asian and Domestic vehicles. The QuietCast Brake Pad set includes a hardware ...
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Leak Detection

HPT 500

March 28, 2017
The Bosch HPT 500 High-Pressure Diagnostic Leak Tester offers high-pressure leak detection for heavy duty vehicles and turbo charged passenger cars. The HPT 500 delivers leak ...
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Tool Accessories

Impact Tough Impact Driver Bits

March 20, 2017
The Bosch Impact Tough Impact Driver Bits deliver 10 times more life than standard impact bits, according to the company. The Impact Tough bits include an impact-rated line of...
Industry News

Bosch reaches settlement in Volkswagen emissions litigation

March 14, 2017
Bosch has reached a settlement with counsel for the consumer classes related to allegations that defeat device software was installed to bypass emissions standards in certain ...
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Emissions System Tools

Premium Oxygen Sensors

March 13, 2017
The Bosch Premium Oxygen Sensors have five new SKUs, extending coverage to 377,000 late-model Domestic and Asian vehicles in operation. These sensors offer OE fit, form and function...
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Rotating Machines

March 9, 2017
The Bosch Rotating Machines has added 9 new SKUs for remanufactured alternators and starters, covering late-model Domestic, Asian and European vehicles that are coming out of ...
Industry News

Bosch and Mahle plan sale of joint turbocharger business, BMTS

Jan. 25, 2017
The company is not yet large enough to achieve sustainable success in this market environment, according to Bosch.
Industry News

Bosch celebrates 40th anniversary of its invention of the automotive oxygen sensor

Dec. 5, 2016
Bosch celebrated the 40th anniversary of its invention of the automotive oxygen sensor and marked the production of its one billionth oxygen sensor.
Industry News

Bosch updates warranty program

Nov. 14, 2016
All Bosch Engine Management part numbers active in the North America catalog are now covered by a limited lifetime warranty.

Bosch high-performance semi-automatice tire changer set to debut in North America

Nov. 1, 2016
Bosch has announced the latest innovation to its wheel service line, the TCE 4550 High Performance Semi-Automatic Tire Changer.
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Product Guide

HEPA Premium Cabin Air Filters

Sept. 27, 2016
The Bosch HEPA Premium Cabin Air Filters are designed to clean the air that enters a vehicle through the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system by trapping fumes...
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Battery / Starting / Charging Systems

Heavy Duty Batteries, Nos. T6 AGM, T5, T4

Sept. 26, 2016
The Bosch Heavy Duty Battery product line, made up of T6 with AGM (adsorbent glass mat) technology, T5 dual purpose and T4 batteries, was developed to withstand the extreme conditions...
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18V Max Worklight, No. GLI18V-420

Aug. 15, 2016
The Bosch 18V Max Worklight, No. GLI18V-420, is a pocket-sized unit that provides bright illumination with a three-LED design. The 420-lm worklight can brighten dark work areas...
Diagnostics and Drivability

Bosch Online Learning Portal adds new Virtual Garage skills assessment program

Aug. 9, 2016
Work through fault scenarios to diagnose and repair a virtual vehicle with the addition of Bosh 2D Virtual Garage, an interactive training and skills assessment resource.
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Blue Disc Brake Pads

July 14, 2016
The Bosch Blue Disc Brake Pads feature OE-style, multi-layer shims that provide noise dampening characteristics. The Blue Disc Brake Pads come towel-wrapped on select applications...
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Engine and Powertrain

Double Iridium Spark Plugs

July 14, 2016
The Bosch Double Iridium Spark Plugs have an ultra-fine wire design and laser-welded tapered ground electrode to provide increased performance and service life to 200 million ...
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Tire and Wheel Large Equipment

Swing arm center-post tire changer, No. TCE 4295

April 18, 2016
The Bosch TCE 4295, a swing arm center-post tire changer that combines the efficiency of a traditional swing arm with the versatility of a modern center-post, can handle nearly...
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Tire and Wheel Large Equipment

Traditional Tilting Back Tire Changer, No. TCE4475EHC

March 10, 2016
The Bosch Traditional Tilting Back Tire Changer, No. TCE4475EHC, is capable of safely and efficiently handling virtually any wheel combination for both passenger and light trucks...
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Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Ask the Expert: How should technicians prepare to service and repair gasoline direct injection systems?

Feb. 9, 2016
Technicians should educate themselves on the vehicle manufacturer’s maintenance schedule to ensure prolonged life of GDI system components.
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Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Ask the Expert: What steps can technicians take to remove soft carbon and/or hard carbon deposits in GDI-equipped vehicles?

Feb. 9, 2016
Soft carbon can be addressed by following the manufacturer’s preventative maintenance schedule along with a fuel additive. For hard carbon, the process is more involved.
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Ask the Expert and Tech Tips

Ask the Expert: What is the impact of carbon buildup on drive-ability, performance, emissions and fuel economy?

Jan. 27, 2016
One of the more common symptoms is a lack of power, especially when driving at higher speeds.
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Bosch offers S6 AGM battery

Dec. 22, 2015
The premium grade Bosch S6 AGM battery is designed for power-hungry late-model vehicles, especially those that feature start/stop systems and regenerative braking.
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Engine and Powertrain

High-Pressure Fuel Pumps

Nov. 18, 2015
Bosch High-Pressure Fuel Pumps are available for a variety of vehicles equipped with gasoline direct injection (GDI) systems. Featuring OE-level form, fit and function, the pumps...
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General Service

Evolution Wiper Blade

Nov. 5, 2015
The Bosch Evolution Wiper Blade line now include 13" and 15" options. Beam blades, also known as bracketless blades, are designed without the metal brackets, joints or hinges ...

Bosch announces complete range of batteries for passenger cars

Nov. 5, 2015
Included in the current lineup are Bosch 100-percent maintenance-free, flooded lead acid batteries S3, S4 and S5, and the premium S6 High-Performance Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM)...
Training and Resources

Bosch signs sponsorship agreement with Universal Technical Institute

Sept. 30, 2015
The agreement allows parts, equipment and training assistance for future techs.
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Training and Resources

Bosch announces Xperience Mobile Tour 2015

June 4, 2015
The 2015 Xperience brings an interactive training experience directly to technicians in a competitive, virtual environment with prizes and giveaways at every stop.
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Engine and Powertrain

Fine Wire Double Platinum Spark Plug

April 9, 2015
The Bosch Fine Wire Double Platinum Spark Plug meets OEM fit, form and function requirements for conventional gasoline engines. It offers improved ignitability, power, acceleration...

Bosch provides website for diesel vehicle owners and technicians

March 16, 2015
This website is designed to provide information and education necessary to help diesel vehicle owners and technicians make the right choice when purchasing replacement injectors...

Bosch to contribute $1,000 to charity for Team Penske victory at Daytona 500

Feb. 24, 2015
The company commits up to $37,000 for 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories by sponsored teams.
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Bosch includes engine air filters in Workshop Filter line

Feb. 9, 2015
Bosch offers air, oil, fuel and cabin air filters to automotive service technicians.
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Bosch launches Insight hybrid wiper blade

Feb. 5, 2015
The Bosch InSight program is comprised of 12 part numbers providing 91 percent coverage of hook and pin applications for domestic, Asian and European vehicles.
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Bosch offers copper-free brake pads ahead of 2025 requirement

Jan. 28, 2015
Copper-free ceramic friction formulation uses renewable materials that make it even more environmentally-friendly.

Bosch partners with AutoPoint to provide electronic multi-point inspection integration within Flex Inspect in North America

Jan. 23, 2015
Bosch will introduce and demonstrate the first service drive inspection system with dealer management system (DMS) integration in North America at this year’s National Automobile...