Replaces

Ford Taurus Mercury Sable Steering & Suspension Kit - 1ASFK04264

Specifications:

  • Brand New Steering & Suspension Kit
  • Comes as a Set of 2
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Our steering and suspension components come pre-greased, sealed for long life, and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Direct Fit

Application-specific, with no modifications required.

Rigorously Tested

Made from higher quality materials than the competition. Built to have a longer life in any environment or road conditions.

State of the Art Manufacturing

By the same factories that the OEMs use.

Prepackaged for Your Convenience

Carefully assembled to include all of the parts you need, saving time and money.

Part Details

  • Kit Includes: (1) Front Driver Side CV Axle
  • Kit Includes: (1) Front Driver Side Outer Tie Rod
  • Quantity: 2 Piece Set

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 Note: Whenever replacing steering components, it is highly recommended to have a professional alignment performed on the vehicle afterwards.  Failure to do so may result in issues with steering and premature tire wear.

  1. step : Removing the Hub Nut and Wheel (1:03)
    • Use a screwdriver to pry off the center cap, exposing the hub nut
    • If you are using hand tools make sure the car is on the ground with the wheels on the ground
    • If you are using air tools go ahead and raise and secure the vehicle and use a 30mm socket
    • Remove lug nuts with a 19mm socket and the wheel
  2. step : Disconnecting the Tie Rod (1:50)
    • Remove the cotter pin that holds the bolts for the tie rod end
    • Use your 18 mm to remove the tie rod end bolts
    • Use a tie rod end and ball joint puller to disconnect the tie rod
  3. step : More Disassembly (2:40)
    • Apply penetrating oil to the upper stabilizer link bolt and the strut clamp bolt
    • Remove the 10mm bolt securing the brake line bracket while those soak
    • Pull that brake line bracket out
    • Slide the bracket that has the ABS sensor and pull that clip off
  4. step : Removing the Upper Stabilizer Bolt (3:14)
    • Use an 18mm and a 10 mm wrench to remove the upper stabilizer bolt
    • Remove that link and put the bolt back on for safe keeping
  5. step : Disconnecting the Lower End of the Strut (3:40)
    • Use an 18mm wrench to hold the bolt and use a 21mm to remove the nut, and a small hammer to drive the bolt out
  6. step : Removing the Axle (4:40)
    • Pull the wires out of the way and down
    • Remove the washer from the hub bolt and move everything out of the way
    • Use a pry bar and pry the axle from the hub
    • Use your hands to pull the axle the rest of the way out
    • Use a pry bar to pull out the other end
  7. step : Checking the Seals (6:02)
    • Make sure to change any seals that may be leaking before replacing the axle
  8. step : Installing the New Axle (6:09)
    • Install your new 1A Auto axle, checking to make sure it is seated properly all the way in.
  9. step : Reassembling (6:51)
    • Push your suspension down and pull your strut over to line it back up
    • Ensure that your bracket is going down into its slot in the steering knuckle
    • Once you have everything lined back up, jack it up and it will come together
    • Replace the nut and bolt, tighten to 100 foot pounds
  10. step : Reinstalling the Stabilizer Links (8:17)
    • Re-clip and slide that ABS bracket back into place
    • Tap the stabilizer link with a hammer to secure that into the strut
    • Put the bolt on and use your wrench to get it good and tight
  11. step : Reinstalling the Tie Rod (9:30)
    • Tighten to 50 foot pounds. Pull it a little tighter to put the cotter pin back in
  12. step : Reassembling the Wheel (10:12)
    • Replace the washer and hub nut, wheel and lug nuts.
    • Torque the hub nut to 130 foot pounds
    • Replace centercap
    • Torque your lug nuts to 80-100 foot pounds making sure to use the star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Large Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 11mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 20mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Tie Rod Puller

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 13mm Wrench
  • 10mm Wrench
  • 11mm Wrench
  • 17mm Wrench
  • 16mm Wrench
  • 14mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench
  • 12mm Wrench
  • 15mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
1986-2007Ford Taurus Ford Taurus Steering & Suspension Kit 2 Piece Set V6 3.0L (8th Vin Digit 1, 2, or U)
1996-2005Ford Taurus Ford Taurus Steering & Suspension Kit 2 Piece Set V6 3.0L (8th Vin Digit S)
1986-2004Mercury Sable Mercury Sable Steering & Suspension Kit 2 Piece Set V6 3.0L (8th Vin Digit 1, 2, or U)
1996-2004Mercury Sable Mercury Sable Steering & Suspension Kit 2 Piece Set V6 3.0L (8th Vin Digit S)

This part replaces:

  • A1 Cardone 66-2008
  • Hollander 447-02074L
  • OE # 4F1Z3B437AA
  • Moog ES3349RL
  • Reference Number Axle 42
Part #: 1ASFK04264


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

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How-to Video:

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