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MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly

Part No. 515052 Warranty Details  

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MOOG Hub AssembliesFront Wheel Hub Assembly
 
4.1

(based on 42 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Durable (11)
  • High-performance (3)

Cons

  • Incompatible (5)

Best Uses

  • Trucks (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (12), Mechanic (11), Auto enthusiast (8), Truck enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (40)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Looks solid

The hub assembly looks like it is built solid. Make sure you read the small print and select the right one for your application.

Soak the hub bolts with penetrating...Read complete review

The hub assembly looks like it is built solid. Make sure you read the small print and select the right one for your application.

Soak the hub bolts with penetrating oil.
Loosen the axle nut.
Remove the lug nuts and wheel.
Remove the caliper and roter.
Disconnect the anti-lock sensor under the hood.
Press the axle partially from the hub to allow clearance for removing the 3 hub bolts.
Remove the hub bolts (mine were bears).
Install new hub and put things back together.

Not too difficult except for the really tight hub bolts.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Will NOT fit a 2002 Ford explorer

Will not fit a 2002 Ford Explorer. This is a larger hub bearing. It will fit an older Explorer 1998 or so.

Will not fit a 2002 Ford Explorer. This is a larger hub bearing. It will fit an older Explorer 1998 or so.

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5.0

Huge difference in performance, worth every extra penny

By 

from Cleveland, OH

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to install

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

      This product drastically improved my vehicle's performance. The ride is so smooth and reliable. There is a noticeable difference in driving with this product on my vehicle. This product costs more than the cheap stuff but is worth the extra money for the superior design and quality. When you open the box its like Christmas for your wheels.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Worth the money

      By 

      from Random Lake, Wisconsin

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

      I researched the cheaper and more expensive hub assembly for my 2000 Explorer Eddie Bauer and after reading reviews and doing a little research I went with the MOOG.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Good product

      By 

      from Whiteford, MD

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      Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

      Good dependable part

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      • No

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      1.0

      Didn't Fit My 2003 Ford Exploder

      By 

      from Walworth NY

      About Me Casual Driver

      Pros

        Cons

        • Incompatible

        Best Uses

          Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

          Didn't fit my 2003 Ford Explorer. Not even close honestly. It is actually NOT an exact fit.Pretty frustrating.

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          (1 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Excellent product. Great warranty!

          By 

          from Madison, CT

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Great Quality
          • High-Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trucks

            Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

            This was an easy process to place order and pick up product at store. Price was competitive with website ordering but access to part since it was in stock. 3 year warranty.

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            • No

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            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Will NOT fit a 2002 Ford explorer

            By 

            from Joliet , Illinois

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            Pros

              Cons

              • Incompatible

              Best Uses

                Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

                Will not fit a 2002 Ford Explorer. This is a larger hub bearing. It will fit an older Explorer 1998 or so.

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                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wheel hub

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                from Detroit

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                Level 1

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

                    Fit perfectly high quality

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                    • No

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                    (2 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Exact fit ? Not even close !

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                    from Joliet , Illinois

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                        • Trucks

                        Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

                        This hub assembly was not even close to the original. The bearing housing diameter was a full 1/2 inch larger. Make sure that you measure the diameter of the wheel bearing housing before trying to install the new assembly. Ford used several venders when they built these "Lemons". If you have one get rid of it as soon as you can. These 2002 junks are money pits !!

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                        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        fit like it should

                        By 

                        from Core, WV

                        About Me Casual Driver

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                        3 or more reviews submitted

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Trucks

                          Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

                          PART WORKED WELL

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                          • No

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                          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          purrfect

                          By 

                          from johnstown ny

                          About Me Casual Driver

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 1

                          Pros

                          • Dependable
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • High-Performance
                          • Lightweight
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • SUV
                            • Trucks

                            Comments about MOOG Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly:

                            put in suv fit perfect

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                            12 Questions | 19 Answers
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                            • Q:

                              Are the bearings pressed when they arrive or will they need to be pressed into the assembly?
                              Asked on 9/25/2013 by Jim from Lakeland, Fl

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi Jim, the bearings come pre-assembled in this Moog Hub Assemblies Front Wheel Hub Assembly -part# 515052. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 9/25/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              I replaced all my wheel hubs on my 2002 ford explorer two years ago and the front left is failing i only want to replace one do i really have to buy two because i plan to just replace one not two other one is fine must got a bad one out of the four replaced. What happens if i only replace the one?
                              Asked on 6/10/2013 by Jon N from Levittown pa

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                With reference to your inquiry on the Moog Front Wheel Hub Assembly -part# 515052, you can just replace one side hub assembly on your 2002 Ford Explorer if the other side is good. However, it is better to check if there is any signs of bad symptoms on the other side wheel hub in order to avoid intermittence. For any further assistance, please call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 6/10/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              What does it mean when the description says "2 required?"
                              Asked on 11/7/2012 by CDA from WV

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                This Moog Front Wheel Hub Assembly (Part No. 515052) is sold individually and fits either left and right side. You have to order two for the front side. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 11/8/2012 by Rick from AAP
                            • Q:

                              should these be replaced in paris or is it okay to replace one when they go bad?
                              Asked on 10/9/2012 by Jamie from Green Bay, WI

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                It is always recommended to replace both the front wheel hubs together. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 10/10/2012 by Rick from AAP
                              • A:

                                it is reccomended that you do replace them both but sometimes (cost wise)we cant

                                Answered on 2/20/2013 by bj from trenton Nc
                            • Q:

                              What vehicle does this fit onto part #515052
                              Asked on 5/3/2012 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                                Answered on 5/6/2012 by Steve from AAP
                            • Q:

                              do you need to replace the nut when you replace hub assembly
                              Asked on 2/6/2012 by Anonymous

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Yes, you need to replace the nut replace the nut when you replace hub assembly because repeated use of a used nut could over-fatigue the fastener.
                                For compatibility of this part Moog Front Wheel Hub Assembly, part number 515052 manufactured by Moog with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                                Answered on 2/7/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                            • Q:

                              What is the price for this part
                              Asked on 10/26/2011 by Mike from Charlottesville Va.

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Once your enter the model, year and engine type of your vehicle and your zipcode, the price will get displayed.

                                Answered on 10/26/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                            • Q:

                              What is the manufacturing country of these hub assemblies?
                              Asked on 8/19/2011 by Anonymous

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                I am sorry that the information about the origin of a product is highly confidential and this information has not been provided to us by the manufacturer as they may have different warehouses in several countries.

                                Answered on 8/24/2011 by Steve from AAP
                              • A:

                                otherwords not in the US

                                Answered on 2/17/2015 by tasc from ct
                            • Q:

                              is this hub assembly for anti lock breaks or not you dont tell in your description if it is or not
                              Asked on 7/18/2011 by Mary from home

                              2 answers

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                                A:

                                For further assistance, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle

                                Answered on 7/18/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                              • A:

                                Yes, it shows the ABS in the picture !

                                Answered on 2/27/2013 by DonJay from Grafton Ohio
                            • Q:

                              How long should it take do replace this part. I am pretty good with this kind of thing. I just dont want to run into a problem and have a pile of car parts in my driveway.
                              Asked on 3/27/2011 by rb

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                                Answered on 3/28/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                              • A:

                                Do a search on YouTube for videos on how to replace front wheel bearing hub assembly. From what I've watched, it appears to be any where between 2-4 hours in the driveway. . . Easier and quicker on a lift with air tools, but plenty do-able in the driveway too.

                                Answered on 12/21/2014 by JumboJim from Virginia Beach
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