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MOOG parts come greased from the factory, but should also be greased at the time of installation. After installation, MOOG recommends greasing these parts at each oil change for the best service life.
Out of grease? No problem we've got you covered with this Mystik Multi-Purpose Grease tube refill.
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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.
Wearable RUBBER parts are not covered under warranty (Dust boots, bushings, bump stops, etc.)
K7242 is engineered with Moog serviceable socket design and features unique sealed boot technology
Moog Problem Solver: K7242
The Problem: My front upper ball joint in my Dakota/Durango has failed too soon
The OE front upper ball joint in the Durango and Dakota's tends to fail prematurely due to poor design. It has plastic bearings and unfortunately is non-serviceable, meaning it cannot be greased to flush out contaminants. As soon as the OE ball joint begins to break down, corrosion quickly sets in. Now you're frustrated knowing you can't service the OE part, what do you do next? Call DST and get Moog Problem Solver K7242.
The Solution: Moog's Problem Solver: K7242
Moog's line of problem solver parts target factory defects or poor original design, replacing them with a better more durable part. Moog designed this front upper ball joint has been engineered to withstand excessive wear under adverse conditions, unlike the poor OE plastic design.: K7242
Serviceable Socket Design
Moog engineered K7242 with a special grease relief valve that helps prevent contamination. The Belleville washer preload lowers torque and stud articulation while providing minimal axial clearance. The hardened, powdered metal bearings resist excessive wear that is normally experienced by the OE plastic bearings. To purchase K7242 give DST's customer service a call or you can click on the live chat button.
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starstarstarstar_borderstar_border" This part fit perfectly "
but it arrived with (6) nuts, and no bolts. Had to get (3) bolts from the hardware store.verified_user Verified Buyer - Otmar Renken - . MOOG moog-k7242 - 3 out of 5