BMW Rear Lower Control Arm DIY Solutions

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This replacement rear locating arm is just what you need to bring back the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.


  • Fits either LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side) REAR LOWER
  • Also known as a "Wishbone"
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 33 30 4 411 651, 33 32 1 092 237, 33 32 1 138 380, 33 32 6 770 813, 33304411651, 33321092237, 33321138380, 33326770813
  • Includes new bushings
  • Locating arm is new, not remanufactured or refurbished

Worn bushings can cause excessive tire wear, popping or creaking in the rear suspension, and pose a serious safety concern. Replace that bent, rusted, rotted, or damaged rear locating arm with our high quality replacement.

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Item Condition: New

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  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:24)
    • Loosen the 17mm lug bolts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug bolts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Right Rear Lower Control Arm (1:06)
    • Apply Rust penetrant to the inner and outer control arm nuts and bolts
    • The outer lower control arm bolt adjusts wheel alignment, so make note of its position
    • Remove the outer 18 mm nut from the outer 18 mm lower control arm bolt
    • Tap the 18 mm bolt out with a hammer and punch
    • Remove the inner 18 mm bolt. The inner nut has a self-holding ear.
    • Remove the plastic control arm cover
    • Remove the lower control arm
  3. step : Installing the Right Rear Lower Control Arm (6:01)
    • Install the inner end of the lower control arm with the flat part facing up
    • Insert the inner bolt through the control arm and thread it onto the self-holding nut
    • Install the outer control arm onto the wheel knuckle, using a pry bar to position the knuckle, if necessary
    • Insert the outer bolt, making sure to align it to the same orientation as when it was removed
    • Place the cam washer on the bolt, and replace the 18 nut, and tighten it
    • Using a jack, or jack stand, lift the lower control arm to approximate ride height
    • Torque the outer 18 mm nut to 81 ft-lb
    • Tighten and then torque the inner 18 mm bolt to 81 ft-lb
    • Replace the plastic control arm trim
  4. step : Installing the Wheel (10:20)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 17mm lug bolts by hand
    • Tighten the lug bolts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle partially to the ground
    • Tighten the lug bolts to 95 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Lower the vehicle completely

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

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Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
1992-1999BMW 318i BMW 318i Rear Lower Control Arm
1992-1999BMW 318iS BMW 318iS Rear Lower Control Arm
1995BMW 318ti BMW 318ti Rear Lower Control Arm
2000BMW 323Ci BMW 323Ci Rear Lower Control Arm
1998-2000BMW 323i BMW 323i Rear Lower Control Arm
1998-1999BMW 323iS BMW 323iS Rear Lower Control Arm
2001-2006BMW 325Ci BMW 325Ci Rear Lower Control Arm
2001-2006BMW 325Xi BMW 325Xi Rear Lower Control Arm
1992-1995BMW 325i BMW 325i Rear Lower Control Arm
2001-2005BMW 325i BMW 325i Rear Lower Control Arm
1992-1995BMW 325is BMW 325is Rear Lower Control Arm
2000BMW 328Ci BMW 328Ci Rear Lower Control Arm
1996-2000BMW 328i BMW 328i Rear Lower Control Arm
1996-1999BMW 328iS BMW 328iS Rear Lower Control Arm
2001-2006BMW 330Ci BMW 330Ci Rear Lower Control Arm
2001-2005BMW 330Xi BMW 330Xi Rear Lower Control Arm
2001-2005BMW 330i BMW 330i Rear Lower Control Arm
1995-1999BMW M3 BMW M3 Rear Lower Control Arm
2001-2006BMW M3 BMW M3 Rear Lower Control Arm

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Beck / Arnley 101-5411
Beck/Arnley 101-5411
DIY Solutions SUS06498
Dorman - OE Solutions 522-222
Dorman OE Solutions 522-222
MOOG RK640749
MOOG Chassis Products RK640749

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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