Replaces

2002-05 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Steering Kit - 1ASFK02904

Specifications:

  • Brand New Steering & Suspension Kit
  • Comes as a 8 Piece Kit
    • Fits LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Our steering and suspension components come pre-greased, sealed for long life, and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Direct Fit

Application-specific, with no modifications required.

Rigorously Tested

Made from higher quality materials than the competition. Built to have a longer life in any environment or road conditions.

State of the Art Manufacturing

By the same factories that the OEMs use.

Prepackaged for Your Convenience

Carefully assembled to include all of the parts you need, saving time and money.

Part Details

  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Lower Ball Joints
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Outer Tie Rods
  • Kit Includes: (2) Steering Rack & Pinion Bellows
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Inner Tie Rods
  • Quantity: 8 Piece Set

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 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.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:38)
    • Loosen the 22mm 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 (1:49)
    • Loosen the 24mm nut that holds the outer tie rod to the inner tie rod with an adjustable wrench
    • Remove the 22mm nut from the outer tie rod end
    • Strike the steering knuckle with a hammer to loosen the outer tie rod
    • Pull the outer tie rod out of the steering knuckle
    • Twist off the outer tie rod by hand
  3. step : Installing the New Outer Tie Rod (3:49)
    • Twist the new outer tie rod onto the inner tie rod
    • Push the outer tie rod into the steering knuckle
    • Fasten the 22mm castle nut onto the outer tie rod
    • Torque the nut to 45 foot-pounds, then torque to an additional 90 degrees
    • Push the cotter pin through the castle nut
    • Twist the cotter pin into place with needle nose pliers
    • Tighten the 24mm nut that holds the outer tie rod to the inner tie rod with an adjustable wrench
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (5:08)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 22mm lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to between 135 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 22mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 24mm Wrench

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Perfect and easy
I had no idea what I was doing or where to start. 1A Auto not only has online videos but it also has mechanics on hand to speak with. I will be spending my money here from now on.
September 14, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
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Does it come with the two clamps for the Bellows?
Steve M on Mar 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, the bellows do not come with new hose clamps.

Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 8 Piece Set Steering Kit

This part replaces:

  • OE # 5072958AB, 5072958AC
  • OE # 68032244AA
  • Moog K7411
  • Moog ES3538
  • Moog EV407
Part #: 1ASFK02904

How-to Video:

(06:11 min)