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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.
K8687 and T40014 are the complete repair solution for your Taurus, Sable or Continental
Moog Problem Solver: K8687
The Problem: You think the ball joint has failed and you're having a hard time removing it
The OE front lower ball joint tends to corrode between the knuckle and ball joint housing due to the two surfaces. This can make it very difficult to remove the failed front lower ball joint and confirming if the OE ball joint has failed. Visually inspecting for a failed front lower ball joint may not always work. To check, simply rocking the tires at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions may reveal the failed lower ball joint that may have not been able to see otherwise. Once you've confirmed that the front lower ball joint has failed, contact DST because we have the solution for you: Moog Problem Solver K8687.
The Solution: Moog's Problem Solver: K8687
Moog's line of problem solver parts target factory defects or poor original design, replacing them with a better more durable part.K8687 provides a replacement that has a limited lifetime warranty and gives you a peace of mind knowing you're covered.
A Complete Repair Solution
Moog has designed K8687 with a zinc-plated housing to help prevent galvanic corrosion. A polychloroprene boot with grease relief valve was added to K8687 so that the ball joint would be protected from contaminants. To assist in removal of the failed OE front ball joint, Moog has also engineered T40014 to ease in the removal and installation of K8687 by preventing knuckle damage due to improper service procedures. Together, K8687 and T40014 are the complete repair solution for your Taurus, Sable, or Continental's worn ball joints.
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- i bought a k8687 ball joint for a vehicle im working on and some how the boot got ripped, is there anyway i can get a replacement boot.
- Moog does not sell their dust boots separately from their ball joints. We do offer some universal polyurethane ones that might fit, they are based on dimensions: https://www.suspension.com/universal-dust-boots.asp
- Este nÃºmero de parte le queda a un taurus 2001
- Este número de pieza K8687 es la junta esférica inferior delantera, se ajustará al lado izquierdo o derecho de un Taurus 1996 hasta 2007.
- Do I need to order 2 of part number k8687?
- Yes, you would need to order 2 of part number k8687 to do both the passenger and driver sides.