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2008-09 Chevy Equinox Pontiac Torrent Suspension Kit - 1ASFK04624

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Part Details

  • Quantity:   4 Piece Set
  • Kit Includes:
      (2) Front Lower Control Arms with Ball Joints
      (2) Front Strut & Spring Assemblies

Specifications:

  • Comes as a 4 piece kit
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) Front
  • Direct replacements
  • 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.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Chromium (Hexavalent Compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (1:27)
    • 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 Control Arm (1:41)
    • Remove the cotter pin from the ball joint using needle nose pliers and a flat blade screwdriver
    • Loosen the ball joint nut with an 18mm wrench, leaving it on the bolt
    • Use a ball joint fork and a hammer to loosen the ball joint from the steering knuckle
    • Loosen the 21mm front control arm nut, leaving it on the bolt
    • Remove the 18mm nuts from the rear control arm mount
    • Remove the 15mm bolts from the rear control arm mount
    • Remove the 18mm nut from the ball joint
    • Remove the 21mm nut from the front control arm mount
    • Pull the bolt out of the front control arm mount
    • Pull off the control arm
  3. step : Installing the New Control Arm (7:21)
    • Remove the shipping protector from the ball joint
    • Put the rear mount into place
    • Put the front mount into place
    • Insert the bolt into the front mount
    • Insert the 15mm bolts into the rear mount and start the 18mm nuts by hand
    • Push the ball joint into the steering knuckle
    • Start the 18mm ball joint nut by hand
    • Start the 21mm front mount nut by hand
    • Tighten the 21mm nut preliminarily
    • Torque the rear mount bolts to 65 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the nut on the end of the rear mount preliminarily
    • Raise the ball joint with a floor jack
    • Tighten the ball joint nut to 55 foot-pounds
    • Insert the cotter pin and bend it to lock it in place
    • Tighten the front mount bolt to 85 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the nut on the end of the rear mount with an adjustable wrench
    • Tighten the 18mm rear mount nuts to between 75-80 foot-pounds
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (13:09)
    • 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 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
  5. step : Testing the Brakes and Suspension (13:39)
    • Turn the wheel back and forth and listen for clunking noises
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Test turning in the driveway
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Pickle Fork

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Year Make Model Description
2008-2009Chevy Equinox Chevy Equinox 4 Piece Set Suspension Kit V6 3.4L (excluding 19 Inch Wheels)
2008-2009Pontiac Torrent Pontiac Torrent 4 Piece Set Suspension Kit V6 3.4L (excluding 19 Inch Wheels)
Part #: 1ASFK04624


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