Replaces

1988-2000 Chevy K3500 Truck Front Heavy Duty Sway Bar Link Pair

This part replaces:

  • OE # 12542993

  • New

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both the LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • Heavy Duty Design
  • Kit includes:
    • (2) Links (Bolts)
    • (2) Heavy Duty Sleeves
    • (8) Rubber Bushings
    • (4) Beveled Washers
    • (2) Nuts
  • 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.

  1. Diagnosis (1:15)
    • To check to see if you have a bad pitman arm, jack up your car and secure it.
    • Move your wheel and if there is play in your pitman arm and joint.
  2. Remove the skid plate (1:55)
    • Unbolt the four 15 mm bolts.
    • Remove the kid plate and set aside.
  3. Prepare the steering box to access the pitman arm (2:10)
    • Unclip and move aside the plastic shield.
    • Spray the two fittings and the bolt with penetrating oil.
    • Loosen the power steering coupling bolt.
    • Use a fitting wrench to remove the two fittings and an 11 mm socket and ratchet and extension to remove the bolt.
    • Have a helper hold the steering wheel for you while you do this to make it easier.
    • Use a pry bar to move the steering shaft from the steering box.
  4. Remove the steering box and pitman arm (4:35)
    • Use a 21 mm bolt to remove the bolt mounting the pitman arm.
    • Use a joint fork and a hammer to separate the joint.
    • Remove the three bolts securing the steering box and remove the steering box completely to remove the pitman arm.
    • Put the steering box and pit man arm in an oil pan.
    • Use an impact wrench or a large breaker bar as well as a pitman arm puller to remove the pitman arm from the steering arm.
  5. For reinstallation please see part 2 (8:10)

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Assistant
  • Hammer
  • Drain Pan
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 34mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 11mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Pitman Arm Puller

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench


How-to Video:

(08:31 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Assistant
  • Hammer
  • Drain Pan
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 34mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 11mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Pitman Arm Puller

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # 12542993

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  • 1992-1999 GMC Yukon 4WD Front Heavy Duty Sway Bar Link Pair
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$33.95
Part #: 1ASSL00056

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