Replaces

Acura MDX Honda Pilot Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair Front - 1ASFK00937

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT LOWER
  • Includes ball joints & bushings
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

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 (0:21)
    • Loosen the wheel lock lug nut with the wheel lock key and breaker bar
    • Loosen the other lug nuts with a 19mm socket and breaker bar
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts remove the wheel and tire
  2. step : Removing the Lower Control Arm (1:15)
    • Have new control arm hardware ready
    • Turn the wheel knuckle by hand
    • Remove the cotter pin from the ball joint castle nut with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Apply rust penetrant to the castle nut
    • Loosen the castle nut with a 19mm wrench and a rubber mallet or dead blow hammer
    • Remove the castle nut
    • Attach a ball joint press to the ball joint stud
    • Turn the ball joint press with a ratchet to separate the stud from the wheel knuckle
    • Remove the ball joint press from the ball joint
    • Thread the castle nut partially unto the ball joint stud
    • Apply rust penetrant to the 19mm bolt on the rear frame side of the control arm
    • Loosen the 19mm bolt from the control arm with a 19mm wrench and a rubber mallet or dead blow hammer
    • Remove the 19mm bolt from the control arm
    • Apply rust penetrant to the 22mm nut on the front frame side of the control arm
    • Hold the 22mm nut with a wrench
    • Loosen the 19mm bolt with a breaker bar and socket
    • Remove the 19mm bolt with a socket and ratchet
    • Remove the castle nut from the ball joint stud
    • Pull the control arm down and off
  3. step : Installing the Control Arm (6:23)
    • Twist the castle nut off the new control arm
    • Remove the plastic cover from the ball joint
    • Lift the control arm into place
    • Start the 19mm bolt into the rear frame side of the control arm
    • Fit the control arm into the frame bracket
    • Insert the ball joint stud into the wheel knuckle
    • Thread the 19mm bolt into the front frame side of the control arm
    • Start the castle nut onto the ball joint
    • Tighten the 19mm bolt at the rear frame side
    • Support the ball joint with a jack
    • Tighten the castle nut onto the ball joint
    • Turn the castle nut to line up with the cotter pin hole
    • Insert the cotter pin through the castle nut
    • Tighten the two 19mm bolts on the frame side to 69 foot-pounds
  4. step : Installing the Wheel (9:52)
    • Lift the wheel onto the wheel studs
    • Start the locking lug nut by hand
    • Start the remaining lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 80 foot-pounds in a star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Wheel Lock Key
  • Dead Blow Hammer
  • Ball Joint Press

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 19mm Wrench
  • 22mm Wrench

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Hi
I am a first time customer with 1 A Auto. I was going to purchase the lower control arms from a local auto parts store. I was bummed when i found out the price for one lower control arm for our Honda Pilot - $145.00 each side.
When I was browsing on line I came across 1A Auto and found a pair for the same price about $150.00, with shipping, an extra $45.00. I got two shipped to me for less than what I would have paid for locally, and so I even got a set for our Honda Civic! Same shipping cost on one box and the time it reached here, was withing a 3 to 4 day period.!!
I am coming back to shop with 1A auto and I also tell all my motor-head /gear-head friends about it too...
Thanks 1 A Auto and also for the great videos on how to DIY.
Aloha from Hawaii - Jon-doza
March 30, 2017
Purchased
11 months ago
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How-to Video:

(11:07 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Wheel Lock Key
  • Dead Blow Hammer
  • Ball Joint Press

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 19mm Wrench
  • 22mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # 51350S3VA01
  • OE # 51350S3VA03
  • OE # 51360S3VA01
  • OE # 51360S3VA03
  • Dorman 521-713
  • Dorman 521-714
  • Moog RK621349
  • Moog RK621350
  • OE # 51360S3VA01, 51360S3VA03
  • OE # 51350S3VA01, 51350S3VA03

Vehicle Fit

  • 2001-2006 Acura MDX Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
  • 2003-2008 Honda Pilot Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
Part #: 1ASFK00937

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