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Ford Mazda Mercury Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair DIY Solutions

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Part Details

  • Quantity:   Pair

These replacement front upper control arms are just what you need to bring back the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT UPPER
  • Includes new ball joint and rear bushings
  • Control arm is new, not remanufactured or refurbished

Worn ball joints or loose rear bushings can cause excessive front tire wear, popping or creaking in the front end, extra play in the steering system, and pose a serious safety concern. Replace those heavily rusted, rotted, or damaged front upper control arms with the loose bushings or worn ball joints with our high quality all in one replacements.

One way to diagnose a loose, or warn ball joint on a control arm, is to jack the car up, so the wheel is off of the ground, then have someone try to move the wheel in and out. While they are moving the wheel check the ball joint and bushings for play, if it is moving you probably need to replace it.

Our control arms are designed to be direct replacements for the original factory parts.  They are 100% brand new and require no modifications for installation.  No special tools are required because all of the bushings come pre-installed.

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Item Condition: New

Attention 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 our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge. This warranty covers the cost of the part only.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (1:04)
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the wheel lock lug nut with a wheel lock key
    • Loosen the 19mm 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 : Separating the Control Arm from the Wheel Spindle (1:56)
    • Loosen the 15mm nut on the control arm bolt
    • Tap the bolt out with a hammer
    • Remove the 15mm nut from the 13mm bolt
    • Remove the 13mm bolt
    • Separate the control arm from the wheel spindle with a pickle fork and a hammer
  3. step : Removing the Inner Wheel Well Liner (2:58)
    • Remove the three 7mm bolts from the mud flap
    • Pry off the clips from the mud flap
    • Remove the three 5.5mm screws from the liner
    • Remove the four 8mm bolts from the liner
    • Remove the plastic clip on the backside of the fender
    • Remove the liner from the fender
    • Remove the vacuum lines on the vacuum reservoir
  4. step : Removing the Control Arm (4:54)
    • Loosen the two 21mm bolts from the control arm
    • Tap the two eccentric plates off the control arm bolts with a hammer
    • Remove the two 21mm bolts
    • Pull off the control arm
  5. step : Installing the Control Arm (6:09)
    • Put the control arm into place
    • Tap the control arm in with a hammer
    • Slide the 21mm bolts into the control arm
    • Place the plate onto each bolt
    • Start the nut onto each bolt
    • Tighten the 21mm nut onto each bolt
    • Tap the ball joint into the wheel spindle with a hammer
    • Insert the 13mm bolt into the wheel spindle
    • Fasten the 15mm nut onto the 13mm bolt
    • Tighten the bolt to 41 foot-pounds of torque
    • Support the suspension with a jack
    • Tighten the 21mm bolts to 100 foot-pounds
    • Lower the jack to release the suspension
  6. step : Installing the Inner Wheel Well Liner (9:23)
    • Reinstall the vacuum lines onto the reservoir
    • Insert the wheel well liner into the car
    • Tighten the four 8mm screws to the liner
    • Tighten the three 5.5mm screws
    • Insert the outside edge into place
    • Insert the plastic clips to the mud flap
    • Tighten the three 7mm screws to the mud flap
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:45)
    • 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 100 foot-pounds of torque in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Side Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 7mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket
  • 5.5mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Pickle Fork

Customer Q&A
Ask a question to 1A Auto customers who purchased the product
are these better then the ones with adjustable bolts? i see in the video to install that these are not the ones you took off.
Jobe L July 3, 2017
These are actually 2 different parts for 2 different types of front ends. First look at what is under your vehicle so you can choose the correct part. Hope this helps.
Bryan B July 3, 2017
They are slightly simpler. I have had a good experience with them.
Britain R July 3, 2017
I have installed both of these on my 99 AWD Ford Explorer. The driver side is part # 1ASFK01905 and the passenger side is the 1ASFU00006. The passenger side was easier and only took about ten minutes.
Jeffrey S July 3, 2017
I have a 09ford ranger, I bought the ones that look the the ones that came off the truck. In my non professional opinion I would feel better putting ones back on that are a direct bolt back on.
B R July 3, 2017
For me it was an easier install and the end result was as good as the original . Noticed no difference.
Albert N July 3, 2017
I went with this style due to the one piece design. As a mail carrier, the 2 piece oem would get knocked out of position causing additional costs to realign. I also found installation to be much easier with this design. Hope this helps.
J F July 7, 2017

Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
1995-2001Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
2001-2005Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
1998-2011Ford Ranger Ford Ranger 4 Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
2001-2005Ford Ranger Ford Ranger Edge Rear Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
2006-2009Ford Ranger Ford Ranger Sport Rear Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
1998-2001Mazda B2500 Truck Mazda B2500 Truck Rear Wheel Drive with Front Torsion Bar Suspension Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
1998-2007Mazda B3000 Truck Mazda B3000 Truck 4 Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
1999-2000Mazda B3000 Truck Mazda B3000 Truck Troy Lee Rear Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
2001-2007Mazda B3000 Truck Mazda B3000 Truck DS Rear Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
1998-2009Mazda B4000 Truck Mazda B4000 Truck 4 Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
1999-2000Mazda B4000 Truck Mazda B4000 Truck Troy Lee Rear Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
2001-2003Mazda B4000 Truck Mazda B4000 Truck DS Rear Wheel Drive Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
2004-2009Mazda B4000 Truck Mazda B4000 Truck Rear Wheel Drive with Front Torsion Bar Suspension Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
1997-2001Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer Front Upper Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair

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ACDelco 46D1022A
CARQUEST CA019
CARQUEST CA034B
CARQUEST CA019B
Centric Parts 623.65057
Centric Parts 622.65059
Centric Parts 623.65058
Centric Parts 622.65058
Crumex K80068
Crumex K8708T
DIY Solutions SUS01917
DIY Solutions SUS05040
DIY Solutions SUS05044
Dorman 520-222
Dorman - OE Solutions 520-221
Dorman - OE Solutions 520-222
Dorman OE Solutions 520-222
Dorman OE Solutions 520-221
Falcon Steering Systems FK80068
Ford 3L5Z3083AA
Ford 8L5Z3084R
Ford F7TZ3082CA
Ford 2L5Z3082AA
Ford 2L5Z3083AA
Ford F77C-3082CA
Ford 2L5Z3084BA
Ford F5TZ-3082A
Ford 3L5Z3084AA
Ford 6L5Z3085AA
Ford 8L5Z3084L
Ford F77Z3082CA
Ford F87Z3084CA
Ford 8L5Z3085L
Ford F77Z-3082CA
Ford 6L5Z3084AA
Ford F5TZ3083A
Ford OEM 8L5Z3084R
Ford OEM F5TZ-3082A
Ford OEM F5TZ3083A
Ford OEM 2L5Z3084BA
Ford OEM 6L5Z3084AA
Ford OEM 3L5Z3083AA
Ford OEM F77C-3082CA
Ford OEM 8L5Z3085L
Ford OEM F7TZ3082CA
Ford OEM F77Z3082CA
Ford OEM F77Z-3082CA
Ford OEM F87Z3084CA
Ford OEM 3L5Z3084AA
Ford OEM 2L5Z3082AA
Ford OEM 2L5Z3083AA
Ford OEM 8L5Z3084L
Ford OEM 6L5Z3085AA
Ingalls Engineering CAK80068
Ingalls Engineering CAK8708T
MAS Industries CB8708
MAS Industries CB80068
MAS Industries CB8708PR
MAS Industries CB80068PR
MOOG K80068
MOOG K8708T
MOOG RK80068
MOOG X80068
MOOG X8708T
MOOG CK8708T
MOOG RK8708
MOOG CK80068
MOOG Chassis Products CK8708T
MOOG Chassis Products CK80068
MOOG Chassis Products RK8708
MOOG Chassis Products X80068
MOOG Chassis Products K8708T
MOOG Chassis Products K80068
MOOG Chassis Products RK80068
MOOG Chassis Products X8708T
MasterPro 4CB40237
MasterPro 4CB40245
Mazda 1F2034211B
Mazda 1F2034211A
Mazda 1F6034211
Mazda 1F7035211
Mazda ZZP034211
Mazda 1FAA34211
Mcquay-Norris FA4054
Mcquay-Norris FA4055
Mevotech CMK8710T
Mevotech CMK8708T
Mevotech CMK80068
Mevotech GK80068
Mevotech MK8708T
Mevotech GK8708T
Mevotech MK80068
Motorcraft MCS10720
Motorcraft MCSOE10
Motorcraft MCSOE9
NAPA 260-5123
NAPA 2605123M
NAPA Premium 2605123
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NAPA Premium 2605122
NAPA Premium 2601464
Precision Driveline 4CB40042
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Precision Driveline CB40042
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Raybestos Chassis 502-1021
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SYD K8708
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TRW JTC7003

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.

Product Reviews
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Perfect
Ordered these online and it couldnt have been easier. Everything is spelled out for the customer as to the proper fit for the vehicle etc. Shipping was fast and they arrived in their packaging with no damage. Fit perfectly on the vehicle and the installation was easy after watching the videos from 1A Auto. Would highly recommend this product and other products from 1A Auto
May 18, 2018
Wrong Parts, Great timing, Great customer service
It was really nice that the parts were able to come so quickly, showed up the day after I ordered them. However, the parts were not the right parts for my vehicle, they still looked like they were in great condition for the correct vehicle that they fit. I called customer service and they helped me return my order with a full refund and refund on return shipping. The customer service agent was very kind and the process was very swift.
September 18, 2018
So far, so good
These control arms were a perfect fit in my 2002 Ford Ranger. I havent put them through any intense stress yet, but as far as I can tell, they work just fine (and at half the part price a shop quoted me!). The video provided by 1A Auto on their YouTube channel was invaluable, and made the swap a cinch. 5/5 stars for the company!
September 24, 2018
1st timer
I recently purchased a set of upper control arms for my Ford Ranger. They arrived on time and were a perfect match. The ease of ordering and their pricing couldnt be better.
October 15, 2018
Upper Control Arm
Things I’ve ordered from them have gotten here in the estimated time but more often then not sooner! There’s just something about putting new quality parts on your vehicle, you can’t beat it!
November 9, 2019
Nice Product.
This was a nice set of upper control arms. They replaced the two piece on the passenger side with no alignment issues. The video made it ez to follow and install. Very satisfied! Next tie I have to replace, will look for the ‘greaseable’ type.
December 30, 2019
Great parts
Parts fit perfect and instructional videos were very helpful with installation.
April 29, 2020
Part 1ASFK01905

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