Nissan Altima Maxima Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair - 1ASFK00144

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Part Details

  • Quantity:   Pair

This replacement front lower control arm set is just what you need to bring back the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.


  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT LOWER
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 54500-8J000, 54500-7Y000, 54500-7Y00A, 54501-7Y00A, 54501-8J000, 545008J000, 545007Y000, 545007Y00A, 545017Y00A, 545018J000
  • Includes new bushings & ball joint already installed
  • Aluminum design just as originals
  • New, not remanufactured or refurbished

Worn control arm 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 that heavily rusted, rotted, or damaged front lower control arm with the loose bushings with our high quality all in one replacement.

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.

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

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 : Remove the wheel (0:53)
    • Loosen the lug nuts with your 19 mm socket and breaker bar
    • Raise and secure the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts and set the wheel aside.
  2. step : Remove control arm (1:13)
    • Remove the cotter pin in the control arm joint.
    • Hit the nut with penetrating oil.
    • Use a 22 mm wrench to remove the nut.
    • Remove the first of two 19 mm bolts on the other end of the control arm.
    • In order to get the second 19 mm bolt, you have to remove the engine bracket.
    • Jack up the suspension to relieve tension from the control arm.
    • Unbolt the two 12 mm bolts and the 19 mm nut to remove this bracket.
    • Now remove the final bolt with your 19 mm socket and ratchet.
  3. step : Install the new control arm (3:30)
    • Remove the castle nut and remove the plastic cover from the bushing.
    • Install the control arm, gently using a hammer to convince the control arm to line up if necessary.
    • Thread the bolts through and tighten them up.
    • Install the engine bracket.
    • Torque the 19 mm bolts in the control arm to 85 ft lbs
    • Replace castle nut and thread the cotter pin through and secure it.
  4. step : Replace the wheel (5:40)
    • Put the wheel back on.
    • Thread on the lug nuts.
    • Lower the vehicle
    • Torque the lug nuts in a star pattern to 100 ft lbs.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 12mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 22mm Wrench

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Im satisfied with my shipment thank you..everything came on time and it was perfect
September 2, 2017
2005 Altima lower control arms
My first time using 1a After watching 1A auto help videos on YouTube for several repairs I have done recently, I made my first parts order, lower control arms for an Altima. Parts arrived in a very timely manner and were exact replacement parts. I was very pleased with the product, price point and of course the always helpful videos! Will be using 1A again for my future products. Thanks 1A!
May 13, 2018
Need not look for another.
Parts are excellent quality for the Best price. If your parts are not urgent, its worth the wait.
May 19, 2018
Exact fit!
Didnt give me one bit of hassle to fit in. Saved me a ton of money and was very easy.
December 9, 2018
Great buy
The parts fit perfectly. No issues installing them.
December 9, 2018
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Customer Q&A
Ask a question to 1A Auto customers who purchased the product
By pair do you mean passanger side and driver side?
Lazaro R June 3, 2016
yes are for both side right and left and fix perfect , great product and price. I ll buy it again. thanks.
Victor B June 3, 2016
Yes both. Bought and they were great.
Brett M June 3, 2016
Yea the pair is 1 each passenger and driver side
David H June 4, 2016
Yes, that is both sides. Mine were very easy to put in. Good luck and be safe.
Jamie M June 4, 2016
Yes both sides
Jesus B June 4, 2016
Yes it was for both side driver and passenger
Miguel G June 7, 2016
Whats the difference between the Dorman control arm brand and the house brand?
Toussaint H January 27, 2017
The real difference is the manufacturer, but some material used for the bushings or ball joint may be used as well as a possibility in the color of such components. We back our parts up using a limited lifetime warranty as long as you own the vehicle to ensure that you are covered in the event of failure.
Alex P January 27, 2017
Year Make Model Description
2002-2006Nissan Altima Nissan Altima Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
2004-2008Nissan Maxima Nissan Maxima Front Lower Control Arm with Ball Joint Pair
Part #: 1ASFK00144

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