This replacement sway bar link is just what you need to ensure the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.

Your sway bar helps your vehicle's suspension performance. The main purpose is to reduce body roll when going through a turn at speed. Although the sway bar itself is not a wearable item the end links are. Over time the ball & socket joints can wear causing loose connections, or even come apart and fall off.

Specifications:

  • Fits the LH (Driver Side) FRONT
  • Replaces dealer part number: 8E0-411-317, 8E0411317
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

If you can hear your sway bar rattling on a bumpy road it may be time to replace the end links. This link makes a great replacement and offers good cost savings over the dealer part.

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 (0:44)
    • Remove the center cap with a cap removal tool or pick
    • Loosen the 17mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands evenly on both sides
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Sway Bar Link (1:42)
    • Remove the lower 16mm bolt with a ratchet, 16mm socket, and a 13mm wrench
    • Remove the upper 16mm bolt with a ratchet, 16mm socket, and a 13mm wrench
    • If needed, use rust penetrant and locking pliers
    • Remove the sway bar link
  3. step : Installing the Sway Bar Link (3:36)
    • Insert the sway bar link into place
    • Hand tighten the upper bolt without cross threading it
    • Remove the upper 16mm bolt
    • Remove the lower 16mm bolt
    • Torque the bolt to 30 foot-pounds and a 1/4 turn
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (4:42)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 17mm lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 90 foot-pounds in a star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 16mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 13mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2008 Audi A4 Front Sway Bar Link Driver Side
  • 2009 Audi A4 Convertible Front Sway Bar Link Driver Side
  • 2002-2008 Audi A4 Quattro Front Sway Bar Link Driver Side
  • 2009 Audi A4 Quattro Convertible Front Sway Bar Link Driver Side
  • 2007-2008 Audi RS4 Front Sway Bar Link Driver Side
  • 2004-2009 Audi S4 Front Sway Bar Link Driver Side

This part replaces:

  • OE # 8E0411317
  • Moog K80842
Part #: 1ASSL00133

How-to Video:

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