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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.)
Moog's K80197 is designed to provide the durability you want and expect for your E-Series fleet vehicle.
Moog Problem Solver K80197
E-Series ball joints wearing prematurely?
Are you experiencing some shimmying in the front end of your fleet vehicle? Is the steering wheel having a little too much play in it? These are symptoms of a corroded ball joint. They corrode because the OE design has no way to flush out harmful road contaminants. When someone sees one of Ford's Econoline vans, including us here at DST, they think that those vans are indestructible; but the truth is they have problems every now and again as well. Moog's problem solver ball joint part number K80197 addresses the problems you're experiencing with your fleet vehicle.
Original design flaws
The OE design of the Ford E-Series ball joint does not have a grease fitting, which is used to push out harmful road contaminants. When road contaminants penetrate the ball joint the stud quickly corrodes and can even break if left unchecked for too long.
Moog Problem Solver
Unlike the OE design, Moog's front lower ball joint K80197 contains a zerk grease fitting. This greaseable design allows new grease to flush the harmful road contaminants out that cause corrosion and premature wear. The ball joints also have a premium polychloroprene boot with a grease relief valve to provide a more durable part.
Improved Durability from the OE Design
Moog's K80197 is designed to provide the durability you want and expect for your E-Series fleet vehicle. The powdered metal gusher bearing on Moog's ball joint is what gives it such high durability on the bearing surface. The metal bearing design allows grease to disperse along the surface of the plate and grease the entire ball joint properly. Moog problem solver ball joints also come with a lifetime warranty that our customer service team here at DST can handle for you. This will help you buy with the confidence that you'll never have to purchase this ball joint again.
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Overall great product!verified_user Verified Buyer - Stephen Miletic - . MOOG moog-k80197 - 5 out of 5