Specifications:

  • Brand New Suspension Kit
  • Comes as a 8 Piece Kit
    • Fits LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Our steering and suspension components are sealed for long life and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a 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 : Removing the Wheel (0:48)
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the hub nut with a 30mm socket and ratchet
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Brake Pads (1:33)
    • Pry the ABS sensor wiring out of its clips with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the two 14mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Hold the brake caliper aside with wire ties
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (3:19)
    • Remove the two 18mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
  4. step : Removing the Hub (3:40)
    • Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring harness in the engine compartment
    • Unclip the ABS sensor wiring
    • Pull out the ABS sensor wire
    • Make sure the axle can move freely in and out of the hub
    • Apply rust penetrant to the hub bolts
    • Remove the three 15mm bolts from the hub
    • Pull off the hub
  5. step : Installing the Hub (5:37)
    • Push the hub onto the axle with the ABS sensor on top
    • Insert the three 15mm bolts into the hub
    • Tighten the hub bolts to 75 foot-pounds of torque
    • Feed the ABS sensor wire into place
    • Fasten the hub nut onto the hub
  6. step : Installing the Brake Rotor (7:40)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread on one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the two 18mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 85 foot-pounds
  7. step : Installing the Brake Pads (8:27)
    • Apply brake grease to the brake pad tabs
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Remove the wire ties from the caliper
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the two 14mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten bolts to 25 foot-pounds
    • Push the ABS sensor wire into its clips
    • Clean the brake rotor
  8. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:04)
    • Remove the placeholder lug nut
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the hub nut to 180 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
  9. step : Connecting the ABS Sensor (10:50)
    • Connect the ABS sensor wiring harness inside the engine compartment
  10. step : Testing the Brakes (11:03)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • White Grease

  • Ratchets & Related

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 30mm Socket

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Great Kit. Everything you need
All parts delivered quickly, fitment and quality seem OEM grade.
April 24, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
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How-to Video:

(11:32 min)

Tools List:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • White Grease

  • Ratchets & Related

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 30mm Socket



This part replaces:

  • A1 Cardone 66-2153
  • A1 Cardone 66-2154
  • Reference Number 146 515050
  • Dorman 4110405
  • Dorman 520-288
  • Dorman 520-287
  • Hollander 447-02639L
  • Hollander 447-02638R
  • Hollander 538-01585
  • Hollander 511-01058R
  • Hollander 511-01059L
  • Moog K8695T
  • OE # 6L2Z3A427AA, 1L243A428AC
  • OE # 6L2Z3A428AA
  • OE # 4L2Z1104AA, 3L2Z2C204AA
  • OE # 1L2Z3084AA, 1L243C263AG
  • OE # 1L2Z3085AA, 1L243C263AG
  • Hollander 538-01616
  • Moog K8694T
  • Moog K620225
  • Moog K620224
  • Reference Number AXLE 146A
  • Reference Number AXLE 147A
  • Dorman 951-066
  • Hollander 538-01585, 538-01616
  • Moog K80771

Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2005 Ford Explorer 4 Door 8 Piece Set Suspension Kit
  • 2003-2005 Lincoln Aviator 8 Piece Set Suspension Kit
  • 2002-2005 Mercury Mountaineer 8 Piece Set Suspension Kit
Part #: 1AAHK00018

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