Meritor® Driveline Components
Meritor U-Joints and Self-Aligning Center Bearings
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High-torque-rated models available for demanding applications, including heavy service and downspeeding
Four-bolt design for easy installation and service
Design features for extended u-joint life:
- Triple lip seals protect against contaminants
- Nylon thrust washers eliminate metal-to-metal contact, preventing wear
Environmentally "green", since the need to grease the driveline is completely eliminated
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Top Movers - Meritor U-Joints
As a leader in driveline technology, Meritor offers an extensive line of replacement u-joints for light medium- and heavy-duty applications. The Meritor RPL was the first permanently lubricated driveline in North America while our MXL is the only 100,000-mile lube interval replacement product for 10-Series drivelines. The full line of Meritor Genuine, Meritor, and Mach u-joints are qualified to the highest industry standards.
Meritor® Permalube RPL Series U-Joints
|Series||U-Joint Rating||Tube Size||Applicator||U-Joint|
|RPL35SD Severe Duty||35,000 N.m||5.204" x .236" wall||Main Driveline||CP35RPLS|
|RPL35||35,000 N.m||4.69" x .230" wall||Main Driveline||CP35RPLS|
|RPL25SD Severe Duty||25,000 N.m||4.69" x .230" wall||Main Driveline||CP25RPLS1|
|RPL25||25,000 N.m||4.59" x .180" wall||Inter-axle Driveline||CP25RPLS1|
|RPL20||20,000 N.m||4.095" x .180" wall||Both||CP20RPLS|
Top Movers - Meritor® XTended Lube MXL U-joints
|Driveline Series||Meritor Genuine||Bearing Diameter||Yoke Dim Across Ears||Yoke Dimension B/W Nibbs|
|1810 Half Round||M676X||1.937"||7.55"||7.63"|
|1810 Full Round||M281X||1.937"||7.55"|
|1760 Half Round||M677X||1.937"||7.00"||7.09"|
|1760 Full Round||M407X||1.937"||7.00"|
|1710 Half Round||M675X||1.937"||6.09"||6.19"|
|1710 Full Round||M280X||1.937"||6.09"|
|1610 Half Round||M674X||1.875"||5.31"||5.31"|
|1610 Full Round||M279X||1.875"||5.31"|
MXL U-joints are interchangeable with industry standard 10 Series products
MXL U-joints have triple-lip seals to keep lubricants in and contaminants out to ensure longer life
MXL is a higher quality driveline due to its extended lubrication intervals and advanced technology
MXL combines the robust features of Meritor RPL and RN technologies
General Product Information
Meritor is the driveline OE market share leader with more than 50% of the class 8 production share, and growing
Product Catalog and Literature
Meritor® Aftermarket Driveline products include a standard one-year warranty. Meritor is also pleased to offer industry-leading extended warranties on a selection of its genuine Drivleine products in the aftermarket.
Meritor® Center Bearings
Meritor is the OE driveline and driveline components leader. Meritor offers an extensive line of Meritor Genuine, Meritor, and Mach aftermarket replacement center bearings for heavy-, medium- and light-duty applications. Our complete center bearing portfolio allows you to choose the product that is the best match for your operation.
Meritor Genuine Self-Aligning Center Bearings
|Driveline Series||Cushion Type||Bearing Diameter||Height||Mounting Holes (Center to Center)||Competitive Part Number||Meritor Part Number|
|176N, 17N (Heavy Duty), 18N, 85WB, 92N||Slotted||2.36”||3.38”||8.62”||210661-1X||CB210661-1XSA|
|17N, 58WB, 72N, 82N, 85WB||Slotted||1.968”||2.81”||7.62”||210121-1X||CB210121-1XSA|
|176N, 17N (Heavy Duty), 18N, 85WB, 92N||Solid||2.36”||3.38”||8.62”||210875-1X||CB210875-1XSA|
|17N, 58WB, 72N, 82N, 85WB||Solid||1.968”||2.81”||7.62”||310012-1X||CB310012-1XSA|
Rubber cushion pivots in the bracket, allowing +/-5
Reduced risk of premature bearing wear due to misalignment
Provides a common mounting platform on the crossmember or mounting bracket. No shimming or bracket changes are necessary to achieve desired alignment
Genuine OE replacement product
Unique design protects the bearing against contamination without the use of external deflectors
Backward compatibility with previous Meritor or current competitive designs
Meritor self-aligning center bearings should not be replaced with traditional, non-self-aligning center bearings due to possible angularity issues.
General Product Information
- Improved balance specification reduces noise and vibration.
- Reduced risk of premature bearing wear due to misalignment.
- Common mounting platform on the cross-member or mounting bracket. No shimming or bracket changes are necessary to achieve desired alignment.
- Unique design protects the bearings from contamination without the use of external deflectors.
- Backward compatible with previous Meritor or current competitive designs.
- Slotted mounting holes provide more compliance for assembly by allowing for truck build tolerances.
- Patented Meritor design allows for three directions of bracket misalignment. For a comparison of the Meritor self-aligning center bearing vs. the competition, see the diagram below.
- +/- 5° of vertical angularity, +/- 4° degrees of horizontal angularity and +/- 1/4” fore and aft allowed, thanks to rubber cushion pivots in the bracket.
Meritor® Aftermarket Driveline products include a standard one-year warranty. Meritor is also pleased to offer industry-leading extended warranties on a selection of its genuine Driveline products in the aftermarket.
Standard Meritor Aftermarket Warranty.
We warrant all new parts for one year from date of shipment to the buyer against defective material or workmanship (but not against damage caused by accident, abuse or improper installation, maintenance or repair) when such parts are used on vehicles the specifications of which have been approved by our Engineering Department.
As the exclusive remedy under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace such parts free of charge, or take back the nonconforming parts and refund the monies paid by buyer for such parts, if found on examination by us to be nonconforming and if any necessary return charges are prepaid.
If it is necessary to return any parts under this warranty, buyer agrees not to make any deduction on account thereof from remittances on current accounts while claims are in the process of disposition. Any expense incurred without our consent for repairs or replacement will not be allowed.
THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE.
Only Meritor-branded products, including genuine Meritor and its affiliated brands, are covered by this aftermarket parts warranty.