Replaces

1999-2007 Ford Taurus Front Lower Control Arm Driver Side

This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 520-243
  • OE # F8DZ3079AB
  • HOLLANDER 512-01364AL

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

Specifications:

  • Fits LH Driver Side Front Lower control arm
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: F8DZ 3079 AA, F8DZ 3079 AB
  • Includes new bushings
  • Control arm is new, not remanufactured or refurbished

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 that heavily rusted, rotted, or damaged front lower control arm with the loose bushings with our high quality all in one 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. Step 1: Remove wheel (2:25)
    • Remove lug nuts and remove wheel.
  2. Step 2: Remove tie rod (2:37)
    • Remove cotter pin.
    • Use your tie rod puller to pull the tie rod up.
    • Use your two adjustable wrenches to remove the tie rod.
  3. Step 3: Install new tie rod (5:30)
    • Use the old nut to mark the bolt with tape.
    • Use a vice grip and an adjustable wrench to remove the nut, using penetrating oil if need be.
    • Replace bolt with new one, compensating for any difference in width.
    • Use your two adjustable wrenches to tighten the nut up against the tie rod end.
    • Use your torque wrench to tighten up the nut on the end of the tie rod and put the cotter pin in.
    • Put the grease fitting in.
    • Use grease gun to fill boot with grease.
  4. Step 4: Put wheel back on (9:48)
    • Use the star pattern to tighten the lugs to 90 to 100 ft lbs.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Adjustable Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Grease Gun
  • Tie Rod Puller
  • Vise-Grips

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench

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How-to Video:

(10:21 min)

Tools List:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Adjustable Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Grease Gun
  • Tie Rod Puller
  • Vise-Grips

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 520-243
  • OE # F8DZ3079AB
  • HOLLANDER 512-01364AL

Vehicle Fit

  • 1998 Ford Taurus Front Lower Control Arm Driver Side (Built After 5/12/98 Production Date)
  • 1999-2007 Ford Taurus Front Lower Control Arm Driver Side
  • 1998 Mercury Sable Front Lower Control Arm Driver Side (Built After 5/12/98 Production Date)
  • 1999-2005 Mercury Sable Front Lower Control Arm Driver Side
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