1ASHS01173-Ford Mercury Front Wheel Bearing & Axle Socket Kit

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Wheel Drive Front Wheel Bearing & Axle Socket Kit

1ASHS01173-1153982-1998
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Part Details

  • Bearing Type:   Ball Bearing
  • Kit Includes:
      (1) 32mm Axle Nut Socket
      (1) Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly

Precision Engineered

  • From the highest grade SAE 1055 / 65Mn high carbon steel to exact OEM design.
  • 100% Factory tested to precise OEM tolerances.
Highest Quality Materials
  • High quality, multi-lip seal reduces the intrusion of dirt and water.
  • Heavy duty grease resists high temperature, moisture, and reduces intense friction.
Direct Fit Replacement

Guaranteed to fit and function correctly for your specific application.

Item Condition: New

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  1. step : Removing the Wheel (1:03)
    • 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 : Removing the Brakes (2:23)
    • Remove the 13 and 15mm bolts holding the calipers and the bracket
    • Wire tie the caliper up and out of the way, and set the bracket to the side
    • Remove the rotor and set aside
    • Remove the dust shield by removing the three 8mm bolts
    • Disconnect the ABS wiring harness using a 5mm allen wrench
  3. step : Removing the Hub (4:00)
    • Use an axle puller or a light but firm tap with a small hammer on the axle to remove the hub
    • Remove the three 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 : Replacing the Hub (8:55)
    • 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 the wiring harness, clip everything to the frame
    • Reinstall the dust shield, tightening the three 8mm bolts up
  5. step : Reinstalling the Brakes and Wheel (10:40)
    • 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

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

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


Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
1995-2001Ford Explorer Ford Explorer 4 Wheel Drive Front Wheel Bearing & Axle Socket Kit
2001-2002Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4 Wheel Drive Front Wheel Bearing & Axle Socket Kit
1997-2001Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer 4 Wheel Drive Front Wheel Bearing & Axle Socket Kit

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
DIY Solutions TLS00003

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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This part will only fit a 1998 Ford Explorer with these options.