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Bosch Has 7 New Ball Joint Adapter Sets

Bosch has introduced seven OTC ball joint adapter sets designed to remove and install ball joints on vehicle makes including Lexus, Hyundai, Ford, Chevy and Mazda. The adapter set for Acura and Honda models (6653) is pictured.
<p>Bosch has introduced seven OTC ball joint adapter sets designed to remove and install ball joints on vehicle makes including Lexus, Hyundai, Ford, Chevy and Mazda. The adapter set for Acura and Honda models (6653) is pictured.</p>

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has added seven OTC ball joint adapter sets designed to assist technicians when removing and installing ball joints on select vehicles.

Bosch says all sets work with the existing OTC 7248 C-frame press for near-universal compatibility and vehicle applications.

Descriptions of each adapter set and the vehicles for which they are designed follow.

6646 Lexus/Hyundai/Kia Ball Joint Adapter Set: This four-adapter set is specifically designed to remove and install ball joints on select Lexus, Hyundai and Kia vehicles. It is used in conjunction with the 7248 C-frame. The set contains adapter part numbers 554413, 580570, 581426 and 38355A for use on:

  • Lexus: 2006 GS300, 2007-2011 GS350, 2006-2015 IS250, 2016-2017 IS300 and 2011-2017 IS350.
  • Hyundai: 2006-2011 Azera, 2006-2010 Sonata
  • Kia: 2007-2009 Amanti

6647 Lexus/Toyota Ball Joint Adapter Set: The four-adapter set is specifically designed to remove and install ball joints on select Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The set works with the 7248 C-frame many technicians currently own. The set contains adapter part numbers 222307, 305227, 204508A and 580569 for use on:

  • Lexus: 2003-2009 GX470
  • Toyota: 2003-2017 4Runner, 2007-2014 FJ Cruiser

6648 Ford Transit Connect Van Ball Joint Adapter Set: The four-adapter set is used in conjunction with the 7248 C-frame to remove and install ball joints on Ford Transit Connect vans. The set contains adapter part numbers 580517, 580526, 581646 and 581647 for use on:

  • Ford: 2010-2013 Ford Transit Connect vans

6649 Chevy/GMC Ball Joint Adapter Set: The unique three-adapter set is used in conjunction with the 7248 C-frame to remove and install ball joints on model year 2011-2017 ¾ and 1-ton heavy-duty Chevrolet and GMC vehicles. The set contains adapter part numbers 580524, 305227 and 580523 for use on:

  • Chevrolet: Suburban 2500, Avalanche 2500, Silverado 2500 and 3500
  • GMC: Sierra 2500 and 3500, Yukon XL 2500

6651 Mazda CX7 & CX9 Ball Joint Adapter Set: The four-adapter set is used in conjunction with the 7248 C-frame to remove and install ball joints on select Mazda vehicles. The set contains part numbers 580585, 554413, 531739 and 554414 for use on:

  • Mazda: 2007-2012 CX7, 2007-2014 CX9

6652 Subaru Ball Joint Adapter Set: This three-adapter set is used in conjunction with the 7248 C-frame to remove and install ball joints on select Subaru vehicles. The set contains part numbers 581996, 581994 and 581994 for use on:

  • Subaru: 2005-2006 Baja, 2016-2017 Crosstrek, 1998-Present Forester, 1993-Present Impreza, 1990-Present Legacy, 2000-Present Outback, 2015-Present WRX, 2014-2015 XV, 2013-2015 XV Crosstrek, 2006-2007 B9 Tribeca, 2008-2014 Tribeca

6653 Acura/Honda Ball Joint Adapter Set: This four-adapter set is used in conjunction with the 7248 C-frame to remove and install ball joints on select Honda and Acura vehicles. The set contains adapter part numbers 580518, 554419, 554414 and 313967 for use on:

  • Acura: 2009-2014 TL and TSX
  • Honda: 2008-2012 Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2012-2014 Crosstour

The new ball joint adapter sets are now available through OTC’s distribution partners. For more information, visit www.OTCTools.com.

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