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Vehicle Fit

Specifications:

  • Comes as a Set of 4
    • Fits both the LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) Front Lower
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

 

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

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 (0:24)
    • Pry off the hub cap with a pry bar
    • Loosen the lug nuts with a 21mm socket and breaker bar
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull the wheel off the hub
  2. step : Removing the Ball Joint (1:12)
    • Apply rust penetrant to the ball joint nuts and bolt
    • Loosen the two ball joint nuts with a 17mm socket and breaker bar
    • Loosen the ball joint bolt with a 17mm socket and breaker bar
    • Remove the cotter pin from the ball joint castle nut with needle nose pliers and side cutters
    • Drive the cotter pin out of the castle nut with a hammer and punch
    • Loosen the castle nut with a 19mm wrench and a dead blow hammer
    • Strike the wheel knuckle with a small sledge hammer
    • Remove the two 17mm nuts from the ball joint
    • Remove the 17mm bolt from the ball joint
    • Separate the ball joint from the control arm
    • Pry the ball joint out of the wheel knuckle with a pry bar
    • Remove the castle nut from the ball joint
    • Pull the ball joint out of the wheel knuckle
  3. step : Installing the Ball Joint (6:42)
    • Remove the cotter pin and castle nut from the new ball joint
    • Clean any grease from the wheel knuckle
    • Slide the ball joint into the wheel knuckle
    • Start the castle nut onto the ball joint by hand
    • Slide the ball joint studs into the control arm
    • Start the two 19mm nuts onto the ball joint studs by hand
    • Start the 17mm bolt into the control arm
    • Tighten the castle nut with a 19mm wrench
    • Line up the castle nut with the cotter pin hole
    • Insert the cotter pin into its hole
    • Fold over the cotter pin with pliers
    • Tighten the 17mm bolt
    • Tighten the two 19mm nuts to 55 foot-pounds of torque
  4. step : Installing the Wheel (9:32)
    • Slide the wheel onto the hub
    • Start the lug nuts with the tapered side facing the wheel
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Torque the lug nuts to 76 foot-pounds in a star pattern
    • Line up the hub cap with the valve stem
    • Push the hub cap onto the wheel
    • Pump the brake pedal until it feels firm

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Rubber Mallet
  • Sledge Hammer
  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant
  • Cloth Rags

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Side Cutters
  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Ball Joint Press
  • Dead Blow Hammer

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 19mm Wrench

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Great value and the quality is there
I ordered these to help fix a ball joint knock on a 2009 Corolla, and sure enough it took the turn around in the driveway to confirm that the nice pop of the old ball joints was a thing of the past. Great product! Fast shipping!
May 30, 2018
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1aauto website made it easy to find my part and ordering was simple and fast. The people I talked to on the phone was knowledgeable and courteous . I will use 1aauto again . Thank You Rick
August 6, 2018
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