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Moog fulfills their warranty through their individual dealers. That means that in order to receive warranty support, you will have to refer back to the original dealer you purchased the part from. Be sure to check the dealer's warranty support before you buy the part to make sure that they will properly support the warranty. If a dealer will only refer you back to the manufacturer in order to receive warranty support, then you may not actually have any warranty at all.
Moog Premium Steering Components carry a Limited Lifetime Warranty. Moog R-Series Control Arms, Hub Assemblies, and Strut Assemblies carry a 3 Year Warranty.
Moog warranties their parts to be free of defects in materials and/or workmanship during these timeframes as measured from the date of purchase.
If a Moog part should fail due to materials or manufacturing defect while under warranty, we will provide a replacement of the part upon return of the defective part.
If this addition to Moog's ball joint can stand up to the high demands of NASCAR vehicles then just imagine what it can do to your vehicle.
Problem Solver: K5208
GM Ball Joint wearing out?
Has your GM car or truck been experiencing some shimmying in the front end? Has your steering wheel had some extra play in it lately? What about your tires wearing unevenly? All of these issues are the result of lateral deflection, or in laments terms, the side to side movement of the ball joint. This is causing your ball joint to wear prematurely. Here at DST we understand that this is frustrating and would like to introduce to you the solution to these problems, Moog part number K5208.
OE Design Problem
These vehicles often exhibit high lateral loads in turns that are transferred to the upper ball joints, causing excessive lateral deflection. This leads to creating more stress and wear than what was initially intended for these ball joints to handle. If this goes on unchecked your ball joints can break and cause you to spend even more time and money to repair your vehicle.
To address the excessive lateral defection in the ball joint housing Moog has utilized their patented cover plate design. This cover plate design eliminates the excessive lateral deflection that is present in the OE design of your car's ball joint. Moog's ball joints also have a hardened powdered-metal gusher bearing for a smooth and durable surface that extends service life. If this addition to Moog's ball joint can stand up to the high demands of NASCAR vehicles then just imagine what it can do for your vehicle.
Moog Hasn't Stopped There
Moog's K5208 also has a flange-style sealed boot equipped with a grease-relief valve that keeps out harmful road contaminants and provides a serviceable sealed environment. Moog's upper ball joint K5208 is easy to install, saving you precious time and money over OE replacements. Moog's problem solver ball joints come with a lifetime warranty that can be handled through our customer service team here at DST so that you can buy with the confidence that once you purchase these ball joints you'll never have to buy them again.
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All working great.verified_user Verified Buyer - Kenneth Porcelli - . MOOG moog-k5208 - 5 out of 5
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Great product, great fit very happy with this purchase.verified_user Verified Buyer - Chris davis - . MOOG moog-k5208 - 5 out of 5
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Thanks so much for having these parts for me they worked out better than what I bought from Orellys auto part store because there's did not even last five months and I am so happy with your products ..so again Thanks a million.verified_user Verified Buyer - Charlotte K Limbocker - . MOOG moog-k5208 - 5 out of 5
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Buy with confidence.verified_user Verified Buyer - Dan Morash - . MOOG moog-k5208 - 5 out of 5
question_answer Customer Questions and Answers
- What is the difference between the k5108 and the k5208?
- The difference between the two ball joints is fitment., each one only fits a certain time period. K5108 - Chevy Camaro 1967 - 1969 only K5208 - Chevy Camaro 1970-1981
- Do you have installation instruction on installing the dust boot for the part K5208?
- Instructions for dust boots are: https://fme-cat.com/livedocs/DYK11_102_ENG-R.pdf
- MOOG-K5208 - Front Upper ball joint -2003 Chevy S10 - Is there lifetime warranty on your Moog parts ?
- Moog parts will have a warranty depending on the original dealer you purchased from. Moog parts purchased from our website will come with a limited life time warranty that we handle in house as long as the ball joint was properly installed and mainta ained. ...see more