1995-2001 Ford Explorer Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly Front Pair 4WD (Timken)

This part replaces:

  • TIMKEN 515050

  • New



  • Brand New Timken Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly
  • Comes as a PAIR:
    • Includes both the LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • Correct for 4 wheel drive 4WD (4x4) or AWD (All Wheel Drive) models
  • Replaces Ford part number: F87Z 1104 CA, F87Z1104CA
  • Direct bolt on replacements
  • Bolts directly to knuckle assembly
  • Includes ABS sensor, wire, and correct connector
  • Includes wheel studs (already installed)
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Note: These parts are authentic Timken brand products that are supplied and packaged by Timken.   In some cases, Timken will source parts from other high quality suppliers such as SKF and Koyo. These parts are subjected to the very same testing and quality standards as all Timken products.

Lifetime Warranty

Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Step 1: Remove wheel.
    • While your car is still on the ground, use your 32mm socket to loosen the center hub nut.
    • Loosen your lug nuts and jack up the car.
    • Remove the lug nuts with your 19mm socket and ratchet.
    • Remove the wheel and set aside.
  2. Step 2: Remove the brakes
    • Remove the 13 and 15mm bolts holding the calipers and the bracket.
    • Wire tie the caliper up and out of the way, set the bracket to the side.
    • Remove your rotor and set aside.
    • Remove your dust shield by removing the 3 8mm bolts.
    • Disconnect your ABS wiring harness using a 5mm allen wrench.
  3. Step 3: Remove hub
    • Use an axle puller or a light but firm tap with a small hammer on the axle to remove the hub.
    • Remove the 3 15mm bolts, using penetrating oil to help.
    • A breaker bar or piece of pipe on the end of your ratchet may be needed.
    • Remove the hub and clean the area with a wire brush.
  4. Step 4: Replace hub
    • Put position your new 1A Auto hub on the axle.
    • Put the three 15mm bolts in place and tighten the nuts to 70 ft lbs.
    • Reinstall your wiring harness, clip everything to the frame.
    • Reinstall your dust shield, tightening the 3 8mm bolts up.
  5. Step 5: Put brakes and wheel back on
    • Refer to our other videos for more detailed instructions.
    • Remember to replace the lug nuts on in a star pattern.
    • Lug nuts tighten to 90-100 ft lbs
    • Hub nut is 157-213 ft lbs.
    • Make sure to check your brakes and steering before driving again.
    • Make sure to have the vehicle aligned.

How-to Video:

(12:15 min)

Tools List:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 32mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

This part replaces:

  • TIMKEN 515050

Vehicle Fit

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