Replaces

1998-2002 Mazda B4000 Truck 4WD Front Upper Control Arm & Lower Ball Joint Set

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This replacement control arm/ball joint set is just what you need to bring back the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.

Specifications:

  • Control Arm & Lower Ball Joint Set includes:
    • (1) - FRONT UPPER LH (Driver Side) Control Arm
    • (1) - FRONT UPPER OUTER RH (Passenger Side) Control Arm
      • Correct for trucks with 2 piece RH control arm only
    • (2) - FRONT LOWER Ball Joints
  • Control Arms include new ball joints and rear bushings
  • Parts are new, not remanufactured or refurbished
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Note: This is a redesigned ball joint and may look slightly different from the original, although it will install and function correctly.

Worn ball joints or loose rear 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 that heavily rusted, rotted, or damaged front upper control arm with the loose bushings or worn ball joints with our high quality all in one replacement.

One way to diagnose a loose, or warn ball joint on a control arm, is to jack the car up, so the wheel is off of the ground, then have someone try to move the wheel in and out. While they are moving the wheel check the ball joint and bushings for play, if it is moving you probably need to replace it.

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. Remove the wheel (1:59 in the video)
    • Pull off the center cap
    • Loosen the lug nuts.
    • Remove the cotter pin and loosen the 35mm hub nut.
    • Loosen the seven 13 mm 12 point bolts that hold the axle to the front drive.
    • Raise and secure the car.
    • Remove the wheel.
  2. Loosen the torsion bar (2:54 in the video)
    • Spray the torsion bar with spray paint and loosen the torsion bar tension bolt with an 18 mm bolt.
  3. Remove the tie rod (3:45 in the video)
    • Use a pair of pliers to remove the cotter pin.
    • Remove the nut at the end of the tie rod.
    • Use a tie rod puller to separate the tie rod.
  4. Remove the stabilizer links (5:25 in the video)
    • Use a 9/16 wrench to secure the bottom and a 14 mm socket to unbolt the stabilizer link.
    • Use a hammer and punch to remove the stabilizer link.
  5. pull the axle from the CV joint. (6:52 in the video)
    • Unbolt the seven bolts, using a pry bar to keep the hub from rotating.
    • Remove the hub nut using a 35 mm socket.
    • Give the axle a tap with a hammer and pull the axle out.
  6. Remove the ball joint. (9:00 in the video)
    • Use a jack and wood plank or two to lift the control arm and relieve tension from the ball joint.
    • Unbolt the the ball joint using a breaker bar and 27 mm socket.
    • Use a ball joint removal tool to pull the ball joint apart.
    • With a ball joint press, remove the ball joint completely.
    • See Part Two for reassembly.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Marker / Writing Utensil
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

  • Specialty Tools

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ball Joint Press
  • Block of Wood
  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Tie Rod Puller

How-to Video:

(13:53 min)

Tools List:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Marker / Writing Utensil
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

  • Specialty Tools

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ball Joint Press
  • Block of Wood
  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Tie Rod Puller




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