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Vehicle Fit

Specifications:

  • Fits either the LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side) Front
  • Includes both inner & outer tie rods for 1 side
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Correct for both FWD & AWD models

Our steering and suspension components are sealed for long life and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

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.

Item Condition: New

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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 : Removing the Wheel (0:46)
    • Remove the center cap with a cap removal tool or pick
    • Loosen the 17mm 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 : Removing the Outer Tie Rod (1:42)
    • Loosen the 22mm nut 1/4 a turn while holding the 18mm nut behind it
    • Remove the 13mm nut on top of the tie rod end
    • Remove the 16mm nut on the side of the tie rod end
    • Hand tighten the 16mm bolt and drive the bolt out
    • Pry the tie rod out of the knuckle
    • Hold the 18mm nut from the outer tie rod end
    • Twist off the outer tie rod by hand
  3. step : Installing the Outer Tie Rod (4:00)
    • Set the lock nut to the same position as the original
    • Thread the outer tie rod in while holding the 18mm nut
    • Twist the tie rod with a pair of pliers to insert it into place
    • Hammer the tie rod into the steering knuckle
    • Tighten the 13mm bolt to the grease fitting
    • Tighten the 16mm bolt to the grease fitting
    • Hold the 18mm nut and tighten the 22mm locking nut
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (6:33)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 17mm lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 90 foot-pounds in a star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Pick
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 16mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Audi Wheel Cap Removal Tool

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 22mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

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Part #: 1ASFK05104


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