Replaces

2006-2010 Chevy Cobalt Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint for Models with FE3 Suspension Driver Side

Part Details

  • Side Location: Driver Side

This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 521-025
  • OE # 15787556
  • HOLLANDER 512-00451L

  • New

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

Specifications:

  • LH (Driver Side) FRONT LOWER
  • Includes Ball Joint
  • Replaces dealer part number: 15787556
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Worn or loose balljoints 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 control arm with the bad ball joint with our high quality replacement.

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 top of the strut (1:07)
    • Lift the hood and secure it.
    • Remove the three 13 mm nuts in the engine bay securing the top of the strut.
    • Keep two of them loosely threaded just to keep the strut from flopping around while you work on the bottom half.
  2. Remove the wheels (1:37)
    • Use a 19 mm lug wrench to loosen the lug nuts.
    • Raise and secure the vehicle.
    • Remove the lug nuts and set the wheel aside.
  3. Remove the stabilizer link (2:03)
    • Use an 18 mm wrench and an 18 mm socket and ratchet to remove the stabilizer link.
    • A breaker bar can help get it loose, using the wrench to secure the back of the bolt.
  4. Remove the bottom of the strut (3:01)
    • Apply some penetrating oil to the two 18 mm nuts securing the strut to the steering knuckle.
    • Work the bolts out of the steering knuckle and strut.
    • Unthread the top two nuts and pull the strut down and out.
  5. Install the new strut (4:35)
    • Put the strut into place and thread one of the bolts through the bottom of the strut and the steering knuckle.
    • This secures the strut so you can secure the top three nuts.
    • Torque the two bolts at the bottom to 100 ft lbs.
    • Reassemble the stabilizer link.
    • Replace the wheel, using a star pattern on the lug nuts.
    • Torque the top three nuts to 20 ft lbs.
    • Torque the lug nuts to 100 ft lbs.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

How-to Video:

(07:21 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 521-025
  • OE # 15787556
  • HOLLANDER 512-00451L

Vehicle Fit

  • 2006-2010 Chevy Cobalt Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint for Models with FE3 Suspension Driver Side
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  • 2008-2011 Chevy HHR Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Driver Side (excluding SS Models)
  • 2007-2009 Pontiac G5 Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint for Models with FE3 Suspension Driver Side
  • 2006 Pontiac Pursuit Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint for Models with FE3 Suspension Driver Side
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