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 (0:24)
    • 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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Vehicle Fit

  • 1998-2002 Chevy Prizm Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Driver Side
  • 1996-1997 Geo Prizm Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Driver Side
  • 1996-2002 Toyota Corolla Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Driver Side

This part replaces:

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  • OE # 4806902010
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Part #: 1ASFK05423


How-to Video:

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