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National Front Wheel Bearing

Part No. A-2 Warranty Details  
$15.39
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Designed to provide enhanced endurance and maximum contamination exclusion while ensuring proper fit, form and function.
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Inside Diameter:0.75 in
Outside Diameter:1.781 in
Width:0.61 in

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NationalFront Wheel Bearing
 
4.4

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

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    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (4), Casual driver (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Expensive but worth every penny

The National bearings are much more expensive than the competition. I did front rotors on my light truck and had to buy inner/outer on both sides. However, the product is excellent quality...Read complete review

The National bearings are much more expensive than the competition. I did front rotors on my light truck and had to buy inner/outer on both sides. However, the product is excellent quality and a trusted name. Also consider, how many times are you going to replace front bearings on ANY car? Once? You might at well do it right while you have the rotors off! Don't be affraid of this repair...JUST DO IT!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

didn't last me through the winter

been doing small projects like wheel bearings all my life, never had a set that couldnt go more than 2k. bad product

been doing small projects like wheel bearings all my life, never had a set that couldnt go more than 2k. bad product

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good product

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

I got a set of National outer wheel bearings to hopefully eliminate a growling noise in the front end of my Mazda B2500 that I had a nagging thought was from the tires (I've had it happen with other vehicles). But, it turns out the original bearings - with 237k miles on them - were the culprit.
The bearing set seems to be high quality and were able to be installed relatively easily ... once I got the calipers and rotors off (they'd never had been off before - and this was for a 19 year old pickup).
Now I have "peace & quiet" while driving down the road!

 
5.0

WOULD BUY AGAIN

By 

from undisclosed

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

WORKS GREAT , FITS GREAT

 
5.0

Excellent quality

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

Outstanding quality and price

 
5.0

Have my bearings straight now

By 

from Austin Tx

Verified Buyer

Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

good bearings

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Great price and quality for the Bearing I needed

By 

from Hampton,GA

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Cars
    • Trucks

    Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

    Great part at the right price. Fit my needs perfectly with outstanding quality.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Works well & as advertised

    By 

    from Indiana

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

    Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

    2005 Ford Ranger XL - Bearings installed and work with no issues.

    (29 of 57 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Rides much better and quieter

    By 

    from Coatesville PA

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Cars
      • Small Cars
      • Trucks

      Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

      Went in easy. Don't forget to have or get grease and couple of pairs of latex gloves for the grease pack. Completed inner and outer on one wheel in about 1 hour ( not counting socket search time...to drive out inner bearing)

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (22 of 45 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Exact fit

      By 

      from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

        Really like the online order process. Everything ready when I got to the store.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (27 of 51 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Expensive but worth every penny

        By 

        from San Antonio, Tx

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        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

          The National bearings are much more expensive than the competition. I did front rotors on my light truck and had to buy inner/outer on both sides. However, the product is excellent quality and a trusted name. Also consider, how many times are you going to replace front bearings on ANY car? Once? You might at well do it right while you have the rotors off! Don't be affraid of this repair...JUST DO IT!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (24 of 51 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          National Front Wheel Bearing, A-2

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          from Colorado Springs, CO

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          Pros

          • Good sizefit

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday driving
            • Replacement part

            Comments about National Front Wheel Bearing:

            Each came sealed in plastic in a box. Each comes with the outer race (red part of the picture).

            I used these while replacing all the front pads, rotor-hubs, bearings, and seals on a 1997 Ford Explorer (RWD). These A-2 bearings matched up with the dimensions on the old ones. Packing these bearings by hand was more difficult than the larger A-5 bearings for this same job. The new rotor-hubs had races already installed, so I didn't need the ones that came with these bearings.

            The only con so far is that I dropped one. No scratches or dirt in it, so we'll see.

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            12 Questions | 13 Answers
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            • Q:

              Are these bearings made in the USA?
              Asked on 2/23/2015 by Andy from Maryland

              1 answer

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                A:

                Happy to answer your question Andy! This bearing set is made in China.

                Answered on 2/23/2015 by Panda from AAP
            • Q:

              Does this come with the grease seal? Also, will these work with the Wearever rotors?
              Asked on 9/27/2013 by Paul from United States

              1 answer

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                A:

                Hi Paul, this National Front Wheel Bearing - Part No. A-2 comes with premium oil seal. For compatibility with your vehicle, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle and 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 9/27/2013 by Morgan from AAP
            • Q:

              Is this bearing for front Rotors or Drums?
              Asked on 9/5/2013 by Fred from Burdett, NY

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                A:

                The National Front Wheel Bearing - Part No. A-2 is for a front rotor. 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 9/5/2013 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              What is the diameter of section "b" also know as the inner diameter?
              Asked on 6/20/2013 by Camaroguy from Elmhurst,IL

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                A:

                The National Front Wheel Bearing (Part No. A-2) specifications: Inner diameter: 0.75 inches, Outer diameter: 1.781 inches Width: 0.61 inches. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                Answered on 6/21/2013 by Max from AAP
            • Q:

              this wheel bearing is for a front wheel drive like a sentra the axle goes in the bearing I like to see the wright one
              Asked on 6/18/2013 by angel from puerto rico

              1 answer

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                A:

                For further assistance regarding the National Front Wheel Bearing (Part No. A-2), please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle. For more information, 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 6/18/2013 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              2000 Ford Ranger 2WD - There is no inner bearing, correct, just the brace, which in my case, is already installed in the rotor? Correct? Thanks!
              Asked on 11/16/2012 by trpreacher

              1 answer

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                A:

                Yes, normally rotor hubs come as races installed and so you will not need the ones that come with the National Front Wheel Bearing - Part No. A-2. 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 11/19/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              is this bearing for both a 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive model for the 2000 ford explorer mine has an auto 4wd and the option of high and low range
              Asked on 3/24/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

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                A:

                This part National Front Wheel Bearing, Part No. A-2 manufactured by National fits only 2WD models of 2000 Ford Explorer. It does nor fit 4WD models of 2000 Ford Explorer also it does not fit AWD models of 2000 Ford Explorer.

                Answered on 3/25/2012 by Aaron from AAP
            • Q:

              I wanted to know for sure that this is a single bearing that sets inside the hub assembly on the front. Or do I have to purchase the hub assembly as a whole.
              Asked on 1/13/2012 by Anonymous

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                A:

                This National Front Wheel Bearing with part# A-2 is a single bearing that sets inside the hub assembly on the front.

                Answered on 1/15/2012 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              Is this price for 1 bearing or 2 ? Basically one side or both sides ?
              Asked on 8/30/2011 by Tim from Cincinnati, Ohio

              1 answer

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                A:

                This wheel bearing is for one side.

                Answered on 8/31/2011 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              Does this bearing have to be pressed in by a machine?
              Asked on 3/9/2011 by Suzy Q from Riverdale, Ill

              1 answer

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                A:

                No, it does not require a machine press while installation. Using the new bearings, replace the old ones, tapping them into place. Pack with grease when they are in place. Install new seal after the bearings are packed with grease.

                Answered on 5/10/2011 by Just Ask Jacob! from AAP
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