Specifications:

  • Comes as a 4 Piece Kit
    • Fits LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) Front
  • 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 : Remove the wheel (1:10)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and set the wheel aside.
    • Put the wheel under the vehicle for added security in the event of a jack failure.
  2. step : Remove the brakes (2:00)
    • Remove the 13 mm sockets anchoring the caliper.
    • Wire tie the caliper up out of the way.
    • Use a 15mm socket to remove the caliper bracket
    • Remove the rotor
    • Remove the dust shield with your 8 mm socket and ratchet
  3. step : Remove the outer tie rod (3:00)
    • Use your pliers to remove the cotter pin from the tie rod
    • Remove the nut with your 21 mm socket and ratchet
    • Pull apart the tie rod with a tie rod puller.
    • Use a paint marker to mark where the top nut on the tie rod is.
    • Use two adjustable wrenches to remove the tie rod.
  4. step : Install the new tie rod (6:15)
    • Apply a little loctite to the inner tie rod
    • Screw on the outer tie rod to the inner tie rod up to your paint marker mark.
    • Fill the dust boot with grease
    • Reassemble the tie rod end, replacing the nut and cotter pin.
    • Reassemble the brakes and wheel.
    • See our other videos for more detailed instructions.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Wire Ties
  • Liquid Thread Locker
  • Marker / Writing Utensil
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Lug Wrench
  • Wire Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Tie Rod Puller

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How-to Video:

(10:34 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Wire Ties
  • Liquid Thread Locker
  • Marker / Writing Utensil
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Lug Wrench
  • Wire Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Tie Rod Puller



This part replaces:

  • Hollander 538-01585
  • Hollander 538-01616
  • OE # 1L241104AC
  • OE # 1L241104AD
  • OE # 1L241104AE
  • OE # 1L241104AF
  • OE # 1L241104AG
  • OE # 1L241K018AB
  • OE # 1L2Z1104AA
  • OE # 1L2Z1104AB
  • OE # 2L241104AA
  • OE # 2L241K018AB
  • OE # 2L2Z1104AA
  • OE # 2L2Z1104AB
  • OE # 3C5Z1104AA
  • OE # 3L241K018AA
  • OE # 3L241K018AB
  • OE # 3L2Z1104AB
  • OE # 4L241K018AA
  • OE # 4L2Z1104AA
  • OE # 5L5Z3A130AA
  • OE # F87Z3A130BA
  • Dorman 951-066
  • Hollander 538-01585, 538-01616
  • OE # 4L2Z 1104 AA, 3L2Z 2C204 AA
  • Moog ES3461

Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2003 Ford Explorer 4 Door Steering Kit 4 Piece Set excluding Sport Trac Models
  • 2002-2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Piece Set Steering Kit
Part #: 1ASFK02184

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