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MOOG® k202090 knuckle bushings for 2014-2019 jeep cherokee

Issue - Replacing the Bushings in the Knuckle

Replacing the bushings in the knuckle of 2014-2019 Jeep Cherokee can be an expensive repair. The OEM doesn’t allow replacement of individual bushings, you must purchase the entire knuckle assembly which can be costly. Complicating matters is the fact that the OE cross-axis bushings can suffer from premature failure as early as 40,000 miles.

Signs of Failing Knuckle Bushings

Unlike typical rubber bushings, these cross-axis bushings have a ball joint style socket to allow articulation of the central pin. Over time, the socket develops looseness, similar to a ball joint, causing rattles, clunks and misalignment of the rear wheels. If you notice noises from the rear of the vehicle or the rear alignment being out of specification, it is time to take care of the issue before it becomes a bigger problem.


Noises from the rear of the vehicle


Rear alignment out of specificatioin

Solution - MOOG Knuckle Cross-Axis Bushing

To address this issue, MOOG has introduced an individual bushing for the 2014-2019 Jeep Cherokee. Purchasing MOOG part K202090 allows you to replace the cross-axis bushings and reuse the knuckle assembly. MOOG sells the replacement bushing in packs of one; purchase two bushings per side and four for a complete repair on both sides of the vehicle. This cost-effective alternative gives you the flexibility to change out just the bushings that have failed.

Cross-Axis Bushings Illustration
Yellow indicate where the cross-axis bushings are located. They have a housing diameter of 44.6mm.

K202090 Features & Benefits


Optimized for quiet operation and resistence to wear, salt, road grime and oils.

Made from high-quality materials for durability and ride performance.

Engineered to match or exceed OE requirements.

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