Replaces

2001-2005 Acura EL Front Lower Control Arm Pair

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

This part replaces:

  • OE # 51350S5AA20
  • OE # 51360S5AA20
  • Dorman 520-925,520-926

  • New

These replacement front lower control arms are just what you need to bring back the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT LOWER
  • Arms include both bushings
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 51350-S5A-306, 51350-S5A-A02, 51350-S5A-A03, 51350-S5A-A10, 51350-S5A-A20, 51360-S5A-406, 51360-S5A-A02, 51360-S5A-A03, 51360-S5A-A10, 51360-S5A-A20, 51350S5A306, 51350S5AA02, 51350S5AA03, 51350S5AA10, 51350S5AA20, 51360S5A406, 51360S5AA02, 51360S5AA03, 51360S5AA10, 51360S5AA20
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Correct for Coupe and Sedan Models only
    • Do NOT fit Hatchback Models

Worn control arm bushings can cause excessive front tire wear, popping or creaking in the front end, extra play in the steering system, and pose a serious safety concern. Replace those heavily rusted, rotted, or damaged front lower control arms with the loose bushings with our high quality all in one replacements.

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. Removing the Wheel (1:10)
    • Loosen the 19mm 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. Removing the Stabilizer Link (1:42)
    • Turn the wheel by hand
    • Clean off the threads with rust penetrant and a wire brush if necessary
    • Hold the lower stabilizer link stud with a 14mm wrench
    • Remove the nut from the stabilizer link with a 5mm hex socket
    • If the nut strips out, hold it in place with locking pliers and sawzall it off
  3. Removing the Control Arm (2:57)
    • Remove the cotter pin from the ball joint castle nut with needle nose pliers
    • Remove the 17mm lower ball joint nut
    • Loosen the 19mm nuts from the end of the control arm
    • Pull the control arm down and out
  4. Installing the Control Arm (5:30)
    • Insert the control arm into place
    • Hand tighten the ball joint castle nut
    • Insert the 19mm bolts to the control arm
    • Tighten the 19mm bolts preliminarily
    • Jack up underneath the control arm
    • Tap the control arm with a hammer to sit the knuckle in
    • Tighten the castle nut to 43 foot-pounds
    • Insert the cotter pin into place
    • Bend the cotter pin with needle nose pliers
    • Simulate ride position by supporting the suspension with a jack
    • Torque the 19mm bolts to 61 foot-pounds
  5. Reinstalling the Stabilizer Link (8:29)
    • Push the stabilizer link into place
    • Start the nuts by hand
    • Tighten the nuts
    • Torque the nuts to 29 foot-pounds
  6. Reattaching the Wheel (8:49)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the 19mm lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 80 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Sawzall
  • Wire Brush
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Swivel
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench

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How-to Video:

(09:33 min)

Tools List:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 5mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Sawzall
  • Wire Brush
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Swivel
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # 51350S5AA20
  • OE # 51360S5AA20
  • Dorman 520-925,520-926

Vehicle Fit

  • 2001-2005 Acura EL Front Lower Control Arm Pair
  • 2001-2005 Honda Civic Coupe Front Lower Control Arm Pair
  • 2001-2005 Honda Civic Sedan Front Lower Control Arm Pair
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