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Part Details

  • Quantity:   10 Piece Set
  • Kit Includes:
      (2) Front Lower Ball Joints
      (2) Front Upper Control Arms with Ball Joints
      (2) Front Outer Tie Rods
      (2) Front Inner Tie Rods
      (1) Pitman Arm
      (1) Idler Arm


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.

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.

Note: When replacing steering components, it is recommended to have a professional alignment performed on the vehicle afterwards. This will ensure proper tracking and even tire wear.

  1. step : Remove the Wheel (1:59)
    • Pull off the center cap
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Remove the cotter pin and loosen the 35mm hub nut
    • Loosen the seven 13mm 12-point bolts that hold the axle to the front drive
    • Raise and secure the car
    • Remove the wheel
  2. step : Loosen the Torsion Bar (2:54)
    • Spray the torsion bar with spray paint and loosen the torsion bar tension bolt with an 18mm bolt
  3. step : Remove the Tie Rod (3:45)
    • Use a pair of pliers to remove the cotter pin
    • Remove the nut at the end of the tie rod
    • Use a tie rod puller to separate the tie rod
  4. step : Remove the stabilizer links (5:25)
    • Use a 9/16 wrench to secure the bottom and a 14 mm socket to unbolt the stabilizer link
    • Use a hammer and punch to remove the stabilizer link
  5. step : Pull the Axle from the CV Joint (6:52)
    • Unbolt the seven bolts, using a pry bar to keep the hub from rotating
    • Remove the hub nut using a 35 mm socket
    • Give the axle a tap with a hammer and pull the axle out
  6. step : Remove the Ball Joint (9:00)
    • Use a jack and wood plank or two to lift the control arm and relieve tension from the ball joint
    • Unbolt the the ball joint using a breaker bar and 27mm socket
    • Use a ball joint removal tool to pull the ball joint apart
    • With a ball joint press, remove the ball joint completely
    • See Part Two for reassembly

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood
  • Marker / Writing Utensil
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

  • Specialty Tools

  • Ball Joint Press
  • Tie Rod Puller

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It fits, but not sure about quality
First of all, I somehow ordered the wrong set to begin with. I am 100% positive my truck is a 2006 and I order things all the time online. Somehow the set for 2001 was shipped and I had to return it on my dime...so I started off $50 or more in the hole and not too happy. Nothing I could do about it and 1aauto surely wasnt going to help even though I believe it is their system that messed up and ordered the wrong parts. I have installed everything and it fit the way it is supposed to, but the steering still seems a little "loose". I am mechanically inclined and have done lots of work on cars and trucks. Just to be safe, you might want to consider ordering elsewhere. Its cheap...but it could also be cheap.... If you get my drift.
June 29, 2017
2001 F150 "Ole Squeaky"
I replaced the bushings with the kit and it totally stopped the irritating noises. Very happy with the product and it was a perfect fit, took about a full day for a beginner. Local auto store has the bushing repair tools to borrow so I saved hundreds doing it myself. I was very impressed with the delivery it came days before estimated. Now I drive in "Stealth mode". Thank you.
October 2, 2017
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Customer Q&A
Ask a question to 1A Auto customers who purchased the product
How do I find out what size bolt pattern idler arm I needs or my 2001 f150?
Justin L October 11, 2015
measure the spacing of the mounting bolts from center to center
Jim C October 13, 2015
THe two holes measured from center to center will measure either 2.48 (roughly 2.5") or 3.43" (roughly 3-7/16"); enough difference between the two to easily differentiate between the two using a ruler. The idler arm is right of center to the center link. The idler arm bolts to the frame. One can easily measure the it from below the vehicle
Kell W October 14, 2015
Two bolts connect idler arm frame. Measure from center of one bolt head to center of the other. This will be close enough for you to determine which of the two bolt patterns you have.
L Y August 30, 2018
I can turn a wrench as well as any backyard mechanic, but have actually never done front end work before. Once this is all installed do I need to have an alignment done?
Forrest M August 30, 2018
Yes you do. Measure your old linkages, preset your new ones to those measurements. That should get you close enough to drive to shop for alignment.
L Y August 30, 2018
Yes
T O August 30, 2018
Yes, an alignment would need to be performed after replacing these parts. Thank you.
Jessica D August 31, 2018
I would also like to get the lower control arm. How much will it be if that’s included with the kit?
Argelio C September 20, 2018
Thank you for contacting us. We are not able to add or customize the products in this kit. We would need further information to confirm if we have the correct lower control arm for your application. And if we do, we can see if we offer a kit that would include everything you are looking for. Thank you.
Jessica D September 20, 2018
Year Make Model Description
1997-2002Ford Expedition Ford Expedition 4 Wheel Drive 10 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit with 3.43" Bolt Pattern Idler Arm
2004Ford F150 Heritage Truck Ford F150 Heritage Truck 4 Wheel Drive 10 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit with 3.43" Bolt Pattern Idler Arm
1997-2003Ford F150 Truck Ford F150 Truck 4 Wheel Drive 10 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit with 3.43" Bolt Pattern Idler Arm
1997-1999Ford F250 Light Duty Truck Ford F250 Light Duty Truck 4 Wheel Drive 10 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit with 3.43" Bolt Pattern Idler Arm
1998-2002Lincoln Navigator Lincoln Navigator 4 Wheel Drive 10 Piece Set Steering & Suspension Kit with 3.43" Bolt Pattern Idler Arm
Part #: 1ASFK00454


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