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Part Details

  • Quantity:   4 Piece Set

Specifications:

  • 4 Piece Control Arm Set includes:
    • (2) - Front Upper Forward Control Arm - LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
    • (2) - Front Upper Rearward Control Arm - LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Include ball joints and bushings
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Item Condition: New

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 (0:46)
    • 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
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Simulating the Suspension (1:11)
    • Push up on the suspension with a floor jack until the suspension stops compressing
    • Measure the top of the strut mount and mark from the front of the tap to where it lines up at the bottom (3 1/4 inches)
    • Lower the floor jack to release the weight from the suspension
  3. step : Removing the Strut Assembly (2:19)
    • Remove the pinch bolt with a 16mm wrench and 16mm socket and ratchet
    • If the bolt won't remove, use a chisel and hammer
    • Slide a pickle fork under the joint
    • Hammer the pick fork in until it separates from the spindle
    • Remove the Phillips head screw from the coolant tank
    • Slide the tank out of its retainers
    • Remove the 16mm bolt below the expansion tank
    • Remove the rain tray
    • Pull off the rubber boot before the fuse box
    • Remove the 16mm bolt
    • Remove the 16mm bolt by the fuse panel
    • Remove the bolt from the bottom of the strut with a an 18mm socket and 18mm wrench
    • Remove the strut from the lower control arm
  4. step : Removing the Upper Control Arms (7:34)
    • Remove the 16mm bolts holding in the upper control arms
    • Remove the upper control arms
  5. step : Installing the Upper Control Arms (8:04)
    • Insert the upper control arm into place
    • Remember to transfer the mark you used to measure the angle of the control arms
    • Set the angle
    • Tighten the 16mm bolts
    • Torque the control arm bolts to 37 foot-pounds and add 90 degrees
    • Repeat the process for the other side
    • Remove the protective caps from the new boots
  6. step : Reinstalling the Strut Assembly (8:53)
    • Insert the strut assembly into place
    • Tighten the top strut bolts
    • Torque the strut bolts to 55 foot-pounds
    • If the strut rotates, twist it to it's in place
    • Tighten the lower strut bolt with an 18mm socket and wrench
    • Reinstall the forward control arm into the spindle
    • Press the control arm into the spindle with pliers
    • Insert the pinch bolt in halfway
    • Reinstall the nut on the back of the pinch bolt with a 15mm socket and wrench
    • Torque the pinch bolt to 30 foot-pounds
    • Torque the lower strut bolt to 66 foot-pounds
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (11:14)
    • 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 90 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Chisel
  • Hammer
  • Pick
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Channel-Lock Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Tie Rod Fork
  • Ball Joint Press
  • Audi Wheel Cap Removal Tool

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 16mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

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Control arm with ball joint
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June 24, 2017
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Part #: 1ASFK00441


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