Specifications:

  • Brand New Steering & Suspension Kit
  • Comes as a Set of 16
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

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.

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 : Removing the Wheel (0:54)
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • 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. step : Removing the Outer Tie Rod (1:11)
    • Turn the brake rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Remove the cotter pin from the tie rod nut using pliers
    • Remove the 19mm bolt from the tie rod end
    • Loosen the 1/2 inch nut and bolt from the tie rod adjusting sleeve
    • Attach the tie rod press tool to the steering knuckle
    • Use the tie rod press tool and a wrench to separate the tie rod end from the steering knuckle
    • Apply penetrating oil to the tie rod adjusting sleeve
    • Measure the distance from the end of the adjusting sleeve to the end of the tie rod
    • Note this measurement
    • Loosen the tie rod from the adjusting sleeve with an adjustable wrench
    • Pull out the tie rod
  3. step : Installing the New Outer Tie Rod (4:08)
    • Thread the new tie rod into the adjusting sleeve
    • Measure the distance from the end of the adjusting sleeve to the end of the tie rod
    • This measurement should match the one noted in Step 2
    • Insert the tie rod into the steering knuckle
    • Start the 19mm nut onto the tie rod
    • Tighten the 19mm nut to between 40 - 45 foot-pounds of torque
    • Turn the nut further to line up the space for the cotter pin
    • Put the cotter pin into place
    • Bend the cotter pin with pliers
    • Tighten the 1/2 inch nut and bolt to 20 - 21 foot-pounds
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (5:36)
    • 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 between 100 - 110 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
    • Have the vehicle professionally aligned

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Adjustable Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Tie Rod Puller

  • Wrenches - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Wrench

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Good alternative to the original when having a tight budget.
Parts fit and worked great, my only gripe is that box arrived in terrible condition. luckily everything was intact inside.
Looks like I'll be needing the lower and upper control arms
And most definitely return to you guys.
October 30, 2017
Purchased
4 months ago
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How-to Video:

(06:32 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Adjustable Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Tie Rod Puller

  • Wrenches - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Wrench



This part replaces:

  • Moog K8678
  • Moog ES3311S
  • Moog K8848
  • OE # 2W7Z3A130A, F5AZ3A130A
  • OE # F3AZ3A131A, 2W7Z3A131AA
  • OE # F8AZ3590AA
  • OE # F8AZ5K484AA
  • Moog K8685
  • Moog K8283
  • Moog K8688
  • Moog K8953
  • Moog ES2057RL
  • Moog ES3494

Vehicle Fit

  • 1998-2002 Ford Crown Victoria Steering & Suspension Kit 16 Piece Set
  • 1998-2002 Lincoln Town Car Steering & Suspension Kit 16 Piece Set
  • 1998-2002 Mercury Grand Marquis Steering & Suspension Kit 16 Piece Set
Part #: 1ASFK04282

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