Replaces

1996-98 Volkswagen Golf Jetta Steering & Suspension Kit - 1ASFK02000

This replacement steering and suspension kit is just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again.

Specifications:

  • Comes as a SET of 10
    • Strut Assembly - LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT & REAR
    • Lower Ball Joint - LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
    • Inner Tie Rod End - LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
    • Outer Tie Rod End - LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • Each strut assembly includes:
    • Upper Mount
    • Upper and Lower Spring Isolators
    • Upper Spring Seat
    • Coil Spring
    • Boot Kit
  • Preassembled for easier replacement
  • Fit models with L4 2.0L engines ONLY

We recommend performing an alignment after replacement.

Our steering and suspension components are sealed for long life and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Please Note: Whenever replacing steering components, it is highly recommended to have a professional alignment performed on the vehicle afterwards.  Failure to do so may result in issues with steering and premature tire wear.

Direct Fit

All parts are direct fit, application-specific parts with no modifications required

Rigorously Tested

Rigorously tested and made from higher quality materials than the competition. Our parts are built to have a longer life in any environment or road conditions.

State of the Art Manufacturing

Our parts are manufactured by some of the same factories that the OEMs use.

Prepackaged for Your Convenience

Our kits have been carefully put together to include all of the parts you need to get the job done, saving you both time and money. These kits also help take the guesswork out of finding the correct part for your vehicle’s steering or suspension system, allowing you to get started on your repair project faster.

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 : Remove the top of the strut (1:05)
    • Pop the hood and secure it.
    • Apply penetrating oil to the 21 mm nut at the top of the strut.
    • Use a 7 mm Allen wrench to secure the bolt and use your 21 socket and ratchet to remove the nut.
  2. step : Remove the wheel (3:12)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and wheel.
  3. step : Remove the bottom of the strut (4:15)
    • Use a breaker bar and penetrating oil to unbolt the 18 mm strut bolts on the bottom
    • Remove the ABS bracket with your 10 mm socket and ratchet
    • Pull the strut down and out.
  4. step : Install the new strut (7:03)
    • Bolt the strut back in, torquing your 14 mm bolts to 35-45 ft lbs
    • Insert your spindle to the lower end of the strut and raise your control arm until the bolt holes line up.
    • Torque the bottom 18 mm nut to 85 ft lbs
    • Replace your ABS bracket with your 10 mm socket and ratchet.
  5. step : Replace the wheel (11:15)
    • Put the wheel on and hand tighten the lug nuts.
    • Lower the vehicle and torque the lug nuts to 100 ft lbs using a star pattern.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 7mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Pipe Wrench
  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 20mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench
  • 12mm Wrench
  • 14mm Wrench
  • 16mm Wrench
  • 17mm Wrench
  • 11mm Wrench
  • 15mm Wrench
  • 10mm Wrench
  • 13mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1996-1998 VW Golf 10 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit L4 2.0L Models without ABS Brakes
  • 1996-1998 VW Jetta 10 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit L4 2.0L Models

This part replaces:

  • Monroe 181265
  • Monroe 171933
  • Monroe 171265
  • Moog ES3014R
  • Moog ES3015R
  • Moog K90117
  • Moog K9603
  • Beck Arnley 101-5205
  • Hollander 527-58057
  • OE # 357407365
  • OE # 191419811
  • OE # 191419812
  • OE # 191411315B
Part #: 1ASFK02000



How-to Video:

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