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New MOOG® Complete Knuckle Assemblies simplify bearing replacement, save time on several popular applications

Fully Assembled, Bolt-On Units Reduce Labor, Include All Premium Parts Needed for Complete Repair


Southfield, Mich., November 8, 2016…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 (NASDAQ: FDML).

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 8th digit)    

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