Nissan Murano Z50 Rear Knuckle Bush Small NAB-199-1

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Nissan Murano Z50 Rear Knuckle Bush Small NAB-199-1Brand: Febest
Part No: NAB-199
OEM NO: 55148?-CA000
FIT: NISSAN MURANO Z50
Cross Reference: 55148-CA000
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The rear knuckle bush, also known as the rear knuckle or rear hub bushing, is a component of a vehicle’s suspension system located in the rear wheel assembly. Its primary function is to provide a mounting point and support for the rear wheel hub or knuckle assembly. The rear knuckle bush is typically made of rubber or polyurethane and is designed to absorb road shocks, vibrations, and lateral forces while maintaining the proper alignment of the rear wheels.

Benefits;

1. Vibration Dampening

  • Explanation: Rear knuckle bushings absorb and dampen vibrations from the road, reducing the transfer of shocks and vibrations to the vehicle’s chassis.
  • Benefit: Improved ride comfort for occupants by minimizing the harshness of road imperfections and bumps.

2. Noise Reduction

  • Explanation: By providing a cushioned interface between metal components, rear knuckle bushings help reduce noise transmission within the suspension system.
  • Benefit: Quieter cabin environment, allowing for a more pleasant driving experience with reduced road and suspension noise.

3. Enhanced Stability and Control

  • Explanation: Rear knuckle bushings contribute to maintaining proper alignment and stability of the rear wheels.
  • Benefit: Improved vehicle stability and control during cornering, braking, and acceleration, enhancing overall driving dynamics and safety.

4. Precise Wheel Alignment

  • Explanation: Rear knuckle bushings help maintain the proper alignment of the rear wheels by preventing excessive movement and flexing of suspension components.
  • Benefit: Ensures even tire wear, optimal handling, and predictable steering response, enhancing tire longevity and overall performance.

5. Reduced Steering Effort

  • Explanation: By providing stability to the rear suspension, rear knuckle bushings help reduce the effort required for steering inputs.
  • Benefit: Easier and more responsive steering, especially during low-speed maneuvers and parking, improving driver comfort and convenience.

6. Longevity and Durability

  • Explanation: High-quality rear knuckle bushings are made from durable materials that withstand the rigors of daily driving and road conditions.
  • Benefit: Extended lifespan of suspension components, reducing the need for frequent replacements and maintenance, resulting in cost savings for vehicle owners.

7. Improved Traction

  • Explanation: Rear knuckle bushings ensure proper alignment and stability of the rear wheels, maximizing tire contact with the road surface.
  • Benefit: Enhanced traction and grip, particularly during acceleration and cornering, leading to improved vehicle performance and handling in various driving conditions.

8. Consistent Suspension Geometry

  • Explanation: Rear knuckle bushings maintain the intended suspension geometry, allowing suspension components to function optimally.
  • Benefit: Consistent suspension performance and predictable handling characteristics, providing a smoother and more controlled ride for occupants.

9. Protection of Other Suspension Components

  • Explanation: By absorbing shocks and vibrations, rear knuckle bushings help protect other suspension components from excessive wear and damage.
  • Benefit: Prolongs the lifespan of related suspension parts, such as control arms, sway bars, and shock absorbers, ensuring the integrity and reliability of the entire suspension system.

Signs a car needs a new Rear Knuckle Bush;

1. Clunking or Knocking Noises

  • Explanation: Worn or damaged rear knuckle bushings can lead to excessive movement and metal-to-metal contact within the suspension system.
  • Symptoms: Audible clunking, knocking, or rattling sounds coming from the rear of the vehicle, particularly when driving over bumps, rough roads, or during cornering.

2. Excessive Vibration

  • Explanation: Deteriorating rear knuckle bushings may no longer effectively dampen vibrations from the road.
  • Symptoms: Increased vibrations felt in the rear of the vehicle, particularly through the seats or floorboard, especially at higher speeds or on uneven road surfaces.

3. Unstable Handling

  • Explanation: Worn rear knuckle bushings can affect the alignment and stability of the rear wheels, leading to handling issues.
  • Symptoms: The vehicle may feel loose, unstable, or imprecise, especially when cornering, changing lanes, or driving at highway speeds.

4. Uneven Tire Wear

  • Explanation: Misaligned or worn rear knuckle bushings can cause uneven tire wear.
  • Symptoms: Check the rear tires for signs of uneven tread wear, such as excessive wear on the inner or outer edges, which may indicate alignment issues due to failing bushings.

5. Steering Problems

  • Explanation: Rear knuckle bushings contribute to maintaining proper alignment and stability, affecting steering responsiveness.
  • Symptoms: Difficulty maintaining a straight line, wandering or drifting of the vehicle, or increased steering effort, especially during low-speed maneuvers.

6. Visible Damage or Wear

  • Explanation: Visual inspection can reveal signs of wear or damage to the rear knuckle bushings.
  • Symptoms: Inspect the rear suspension components for cracked, torn, or deteriorated bushings, as well as signs of separation between the bushing and its mounting surface.

7. Increased Road Noise

  • Explanation: Deteriorating rear knuckle bushings may allow more road noise to enter the cabin.
  • Symptoms: An increase in road noise or a rougher ride quality, particularly over rough or uneven road surfaces, may indicate failing bushings.

8. Difficulty Maintaining Control

  • Explanation: Worn rear knuckle bushings can compromise the vehicle’s stability and control.
  • Symptoms: The vehicle may feel less planted on the road, with a tendency to wander, sway, or feel unstable, especially during cornering or sudden maneuvers.

9. Alignment Issues

  • Explanation: Changes in wheel alignment can occur due to worn rear knuckle bushings.
  • Symptoms: The vehicle may pull to one side while driving, or the steering wheel may not return to its centered position after making turns, indicating alignment issues.

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Nissan Murano Z50 Rear Knuckle Bush Small NAB-199-1

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