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News   November 8, 2016   by Auto Service World

New Moog Complete Knuckle Assemblies Simplify Bearing Replacement


Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ industry-leading Moog Steering and Suspension brand has introduced premium-quality complete knuckle assemblies that dramatically simplify bearing replacement and save time on several popular late-model passenger vehicle applications. Moog, official steering and suspension of NASCAR, is a brand of global vehicle components from manufacturer Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation.

New Moog complete knuckle assemblies include all of the premium components – Moog knuckle and backing plate with corrosion-resistant E-coat; Moog wheel hub assembly; National axle bearing; axle nut; and lock ring – needed for a complete repair. By relying on this comprehensive, bolt-on solution, service providers can save time and eliminate the need for special tools or a press, resulting in an easier installation.

“Once again, Moog has delivered an innovative solution that offers significant benefits for the front-line service provider,” said Bryon Osterland, general manager, Chassis, Americas, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “We are confident this product will streamline bearing replacement on an ever-growing range of passenger vehicle models.”

Moog complete knuckle assemblies are now available for the following applications:

2002-2005       Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer*

2006-2011       Ford Focus

2002-2006       Nissan Altima (2.5L)

2006-2010       Volkswagen Beetle (280mm rotor diameter)

1998-2005       Volkswagen Beetle (1.9L and 2.0L)

2010                Volkswagen Golf (1968cc/2.0L, “BE” VIN 7th and 8th digit)

2007-2010       Volkswagen Golf (1984cc/2.0L, “BE” VIN 7th and 8th digit)

1999-2006       Volkswagen Golf (1.9L and 2.0L)

1999-2000       Volkswagen GTI (2.0L)

1999-2005       Volkswagen Jetta (1896cc/1.9L, “9M” or “1” VIN 7th and 8th digit)

Volkswagen Jetta (1984cc/2.0L, “9M” or “1” VIN 7th and 8thdigit)


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