Replaces

2001-2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair (excluding Crew Cab)

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

This part replaces:

  • OE # 15864153
  • OE # 12475485
  • OE # 15047200
  • Dorman 520-116 x2

  • New

Specifications:

  • Brand New Control Arms
  • Comes as a Pair
    • Fits LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

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.

    NOTE: After completing the procedure you will need a professional alignment

  1. Removing the Wheel (0:47)
    • Loosen the 22mm caps on the hubcap with the vehicle on the ground
    • Pull the hubcap free
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. Removing the Upper Control Arm (1:10)
    • Mark the tab on the adjustment piece with a marker to mark the alignment
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts holding the brake line and move the brackets
    • Remove the ball joint nut with an 18mm wrench
    • Hit the wheel knuckle and control arm to break them free
    • Remove the 21mm nuts from the upper control arm bracket
    • Jack up the wheel underneath the wheel knuckle
    • Remove the upper control arm nut
    • Remove the bolts and upper control arm bracket
    • Place a nut back on and use an air hammer to knock the bolt out if it won't budge
    • Move the control arm up and down while pulling out
  3. Installing the Upper Control Arm (3:52)
    • Put the upper control arm into place and push the 21mm bolts in to hold it
    • Put the brackets on either side and realign them up
    • Angle the control arm down into the wheel knuckle
    • Replace the 18mm ball joint nut
    • Replace the 21mm nuts from the upper control arm bracket
    • Replace and tighten the two 10mm bolts
    • Put a grease gun into place on the end of the control arm and fill it up
  4. Reattaching the Wheel (6:00)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft/lbs in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the hubcap and tighten the caps

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Marker / Writing Utensil

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Grease Gun

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench
  • 21mm wrench

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The upper control arm with ball joint is the only way to go when replacing the upper ball joint. Nice quality and speedy shipping. These guys are da bomb. After you watch the videos, you feel like these guys are your best buds.
October 13, 2015
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1 year ago
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Bushings included?
Jared G on Sep 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes sir bushings included
You get everything, only thing you do is swap the old control arms for the new ones
Bushings included with upper control arm pair? Please and thank you
Jared G on Sep 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes I do believe the upper control arms do come with bushings but not the lower control arms

How-to Video:

(07:07 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Marker / Writing Utensil

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Grease Gun

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench
  • 21mm wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # 15864153
  • OE # 12475485
  • OE # 15047200
  • Dorman 520-116 x2

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