Replaces

2005-2007 Chevy Equinox Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair

Part Details

  • Front / Rear Location: Front
  • Location: Lower
  • Quantity: Pair

This part replaces:

  • Hollander 512-01477R
  • Hollander 512-01478L
  • OE # 15780423
  • OE # 25878028
  • OE # 25878029
  • Dorman 521-027
  • Dorman 521-028

  • New

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT LOWER
  • Includes ball joints
  • Direct replacements
  • 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.

  1. Removing the Wheel (1:27)
    • Loosen the 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 Control Arm (1:41)
    • Remove the cotter pin from the ball joint using needle nose pliers and a flat blade screwdriver
    • Loosen the ball joint nut with an 18mm wrench, leaving it on the bolt
    • Use a ball joint fork and a hammer to loosen the ball joint from the steering knuckle
    • Loosen the 21mm front control arm nut, leaving it on the bolt
    • Remove the 18mm nuts from the rear control arm mount
    • Remove the 15mm bolts from the rear control arm mount
    • Remove the 18mm nut from the ball joint
    • Remove the 21mm nut from the front control arm mount
    • Pull the bolt out of the front control arm mount
    • Pull off the control arm
  3. Installing the New Control Arm (7:21)
    • Remove the shipping protector from the ball joint
    • Put the rear mount into place
    • Put the front mount into place
    • Insert the bolt into the front mount
    • Insert the 15mm bolts into the rear mount and start the 18mm nuts by hand
    • Push the ball joint into the steering knuckle
    • Start the 18mm ball joint nut by hand
    • Start the 21mm front mount nut by hand
    • Tighten the 21mm nut preliminarily
    • Torque the rear mount bolts to 65 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the nut on the end of the rear mount preliminarily
    • Raise the ball joint with a floor jack
    • Tighten the ball joint nut to 55 foot-pounds
    • Insert the cotter pin and bend it to lock it in place
    • Tighten the front mount bolt to 85 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the nut on the end of the rear mount with an adjustable wrench
    • Tighten the 18mm rear mount nuts to between 75-80 foot-pounds
  4. Reattaching the Wheel (13:09)
    • 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 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
  5. Testing the Brakes and Suspension (13:39)
    • Turn the wheel back and forth and listen for clunking noises
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Test turning in the driveway
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Pickle Fork

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How-to Video:

(14:24 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Pickle Fork



This part replaces:

  • Hollander 512-01477R
  • Hollander 512-01478L
  • OE # 15780423
  • OE # 25878028
  • OE # 25878029
  • Dorman 521-027
  • Dorman 521-028

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