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National Taper Bearing Set

Part No. A-18 Warranty Details  

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Designed to provide enhanced endurance and maximum contamination exclusion while ensuring proper fit, form and function.
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Bearing Type:Tapered Combo
Inside Diameter:1.4961 in
Outside Diameter:2.4803 in
Width:0.669 in

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NationalTaper Bearing Set
 
3.8

(based on 11 reviews)

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  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (3)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • High-performance (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (4)
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    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great quality

The metal cage was a plus in my experience, the poly cage can be torqued out of round when doing the initial setting of the bearings. Truck is running straight and true. Be...Read complete review

The metal cage was a plus in my experience, the poly cage can be torqued out of round when doing the initial setting of the bearings. Truck is running straight and true. Be careful using the old race to install the new one. It goes in a bit far and if you don't have a large seal puller it could be difficult to get out. Use the thin side to tap the new one in, if it get stuck you can go from the other side and have a shelf to tap it out.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Bearing

Does not fit 2009 Dodge Advenger!!!!! Do not buy, i looked up my car and it told me this was the right part. It is not!!!! I called the...Read complete review

Does not fit 2009 Dodge Advenger!!!!! Do not buy, i looked up my car and it told me this was the right part. It is not!!!! I called the 800 number and they said it comes up as the right part but it is wrong

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5.0

easy install

By 

from orlando fl

Verified Buyer

Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

Bearings were easy to install, just had to remove the axle nut, and hub came right off,

 
4.0

National Bearings

By 

from Haskell, OK

About Me Auto Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • High-Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

    National provides top quality parts for autos..

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    I always use these bearings.

    By 

    from Stockbridge,ga

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

    These are great bearings and have always proven themselves to be good and long lasting. I always use national bearings when doing anything that calls for them and have never had a problem.

     
    5.0

    Works so far

    By 

    from Katy, Replblic of Texas

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    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

      I bought this for my '02 F150 that was having a growling sound from the front end, and I knew it was the bearings. Sure enough, I got the old one off and you could tell is was contaminated. I replaced both inner and outer on both sides, truck seems to roll smoother now (I know that is just in my head). I used Valvoline Synthetic bearing grease and used the store brand seal and everything seems to be fine now.
      And as far a National Bearings go, they are owned by Federal Moguel, who also owns Timken. Seem to be on par from everything I have read. Only thing I am not crazy about is they are made in China, but seems everything is these days.

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      (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great quality

      By 

      from Salisbury,NC

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • High-Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

        The metal cage was a plus in my experience, the poly cage can be torqued out of round when doing the initial setting of the bearings. Truck is running straight and true. Be careful using the old race to install the new one. It goes in a bit far and if you don't have a large seal puller it could be difficult to get out. Use the thin side to tap the new one in, if it get stuck you can go from the other side and have a shelf to tap it out.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (5 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Bearing

        By 

        from Central new york

        About Me Casual Driver

        Pros

          Cons

          • Incompatible

          Best Uses

          • Small Cars

          Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

          Does not fit 2009 Dodge Advenger!!!!! Do not buy, i looked up my car and it told me this was the right part. It is not!!!! I called the 800 number and they said it comes up as the right part but it is wrong

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (5 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          bearings are boxed wrong

          By 

          from thorn hill tn

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          Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

          I ordered inner & outer bearings, got 4 outer bearings, 2 different numbers on boxes, wrong part. I was not very happy about that, especially after I took the old ones out already, had to call someone to take me to the store, not good p r there

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          • No

          (46 of 102 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          does not fit 2001 dodge neon

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          from summerville, sc

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          Pros

            Cons

            • Incompatible

            Best Uses

              Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

              useless

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (48 of 97 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excelent product.

              By 

              from Virginia

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              3 or more reviews submitted

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

                  web sit listing the rong # for real bearing set.

                  • Car & Truck:
                  • Auto Enthusiast
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (53 of 99 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Dependable Quality

                  By 

                  from Abingdon, MD

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                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • High-Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about National Taper Bearing Set:

                    High quality, great value

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                    • Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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                    • Q:

                      the wheel bearing for the 07 Chrysler 300 touring is it for the inside or the outside. the web site only give pricing for what i believe is the outer 1. will i have to buy two outer ones and two inner ones for the front or will the inside and out side come in the box.
                      Asked on 6/21/2016 by law man from macon, Ga.

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi Lawman, glad to assist you! This National Taper Bearing Set (Part No. A-18) is an exact front inner bearing for your 2007 Chrysler 300 Touring. For this item you would need to buy set, one for each wheel and what comes in it would be the bearing (the part on the right of the picture) and the race (the part on the left).

                        Answered on 6/23/2016 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      hi is this set for front and back wheel bearings/ my car is a 2008 lancer. engine 4b1100117037
                      Asked on 2/22/2016 by illroy from walvis bay, Namibia, Africa

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi Illroy, happy to assist you! This National Taper Bearing Set (Part No. A-18) is an exact front inner bearing for your 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer. The exact rear inner bearing for your vehicle is currently unavailable online. I would suggest that you visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check the availability of this part.

                        Answered on 2/23/2016 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      I understand that each Front Wheel needs the Inner Bearing and Outer Bearing.
                      For this item (inner bearing), do I need quantity of 2 for each Wheel or need just 1 for each Wheel?
                      Asked on 4/24/2015 by Karen

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                        A:

                        Happy to assist you with your question Karen! For this item you would need to buy 2, 1 for each wheel and what comes in it would be the bearing (the part on the right of the picture) and the race (the part on the left).

                        Answered on 4/25/2015 by Panda from AAP
                    • Q:

                      National Taper Bearing Set part #A-18 says that this bearing is an "Exact Fit for your 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer" and did not ask if it was 2 or 4WD. It is 2WD but hub is set up for the 4x4
                      installation upgrade if wanted (has knurl/spline hole for axle).
                      That said, are there an inner and outer bearing in this hub, is
                      this part the "inner" or the "outer" bearing? A bigger question, is this hub serviceable?
                      Asked on 3/14/2015 by JV Mech from Cap-KY

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        I'm happy to help, JV Mech! This National Taper Bearing Set (Part No. A-18) is intended for use in the front differential of the 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4.2L L6. The hub on your vehicle is not serviceable and is replaced with Moog Front Wheel Hub Assembly (Part No. 513188) or Driveworks Wheel Hub Assembly (Part No. NT513188).

                        The MOOG installation instructions can be found here: http://fme-cat.com/LiveDocs/Hub%20Installation%20Instructions.pdf. A repair manual for your vehicle, such as Haynes Part No. 24072 or Chilton Part No. 28880, will also provide detailed replacement instructions.

                        Answered on 3/16/2015 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                    • Q:

                      I need new front wheel bearing on a Chevy Blazer 98. Will I need 2 sets ? and will i also need to replace seal? And what grease do u offer for the bearings
                      Asked on 9/13/2014 by Matt from Williamsport Pa

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        I'm happy to help, Matt! This National Taper Bearing Set (Part No. A-18) is a front differential bearing for your 1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L V6. This is not the correct part to replace your front wheel bearing. Your vehicle utilizes a unitized hub and bearing assembly such as MOOG Part No. 513124 for a 4WD or MOOG Part No. 513200 for a RWD.

                        You will not need to replace any seals and the unit requires no grease. If you have 4WD, you will need to replace your spindle nut. Advance Auto Parts offers two options from Dorman; Part No. 05177 or Part No. 615-095 for a distorted thread.

                        Answered on 9/16/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                    • Q:

                      does this bearing have to be pressed in?2003 chevy blazer 6 cyl.
                      Asked on 7/25/2014 by bryon from United States

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        I'm happy to help, Bryon! The bearing does not have to be machine pressed into the differential. You may need a special tool to install it properly. Some other vehicle owners have used wood blocks, pipes or sockets. I suggest purchasing a repair manual for your vehicle for more detailed instructions on the replacement, Haynes Part No. 24071.

                        Answered on 7/30/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                    • Q:

                      What all do I need for my 2001 Ford F150 4x4 if the wheel bearing is bad on the front passenger side?
                      Asked on 7/29/2013 by MandyJo from Clear Creek, WV

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        This National Taper Bearing Set - Part No. A-18 should work fine with your 2001 Ford F-150 for front inner RWD. 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 7/29/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Is there an inner AND outer wheel bearing for the front end of my 1998 f150 2wd?
                      Asked on 7/23/2013 by Carrmon from Knoxville, TN

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        The National Taper Bearing Set (Part No. A-18) is an inner wheel bearing set for your Ford F150.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 7/24/2013 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      I need wheel bearing for both the front an rear how many should I get? I guess my question is , is this or is there a set for the front and a set for the rear? My car is a 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT? Pls advice
                      Asked on 7/21/2013 by Saadi Z

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        This National Taper Bearing Set - Part No. A-18 for rear bearing set with your 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT. Unfortunately, the exact front bearing set for your vehicle were unavailable at online. However, we suggest you to visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store or call us at 1-877-238-2623 and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                        Answered on 7/23/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Is this bearing for the left side of a 2001 Dodge Caravan and is it the bearing that the CV Joint goes into on the transmission. I have a grinding noise, hesitation on takeoff and clanking sound when put in reverse.
                      Asked on 5/26/2013 by Mike from Taylor, Michigan

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        In order to assist you further, please provide the engine size of your vehicle application or you can contact us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store for further assistance.

                        Answered on 5/26/2013 by Max from AAP
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