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Toyota Lexus Front Driver & Passenger Side Lower 2 Piece Ball Joint Set DIY Solutions

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Part Details

  • Set Quantity:   2 Piece

Specifications:

  • Brand New Ball Joints
  • Comes as a Pair
    • Fits LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

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

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Item Condition: New

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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 (0:22)
    • Raise the vehicle with minimal weight on the wheel
    • Loosen the six 21 mm lug nuts
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the six lug nuts
    • Remove the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Lower Ball Joint (0:46)
    • Remove the tie rod end cotter pin
    • Remove the tie rod end 19 mm castle nut
    • Hammer the knuckle to loosen the tie rod end from the knuckle and remove it
    • Remove the two 19 mm lower ball joint bracket nuts
    • Turn the knuckle away and secure it so prevent the CV joints from separating
    • Remove the lower ball joint cotter pin
    • Remove the 24 mm lower ball joint castle nut
    • Separate the ball joint bracket from the ball joint with a pickle fork and hammer
    • Remove the lower ball joint bracket
    • Pry or tap out the ball joint lock ring
    • Hammer the lower ball joint out of the lower control arm. Apply rust penetrant and heat as necessary to loosen the ball joint
  3. step : Installing the Lower Ball Joint (10:09)
    • Carefully separate the ball joint boot from the ball joint
    • Install the ball joint into the lower control arm using a ball joint press
    • Press the ball joint slowly, making sure it presses in evenly
    • Install the new lockring
    • Reinstall the ball joint boot
    • Install the ball joint bracket
    • Install the 24 mm castle nut by hand
    • Align the ball joint bracket with the knuckle
    • Install the two 19 mm ball joint bracket bolts
    • Torque the 19 mm ball joint bracket bolts to 118 ft-lb
    • Torque the 24 mm ball joint castle nut to 118 ft-lb, then continue tightening to align the castle nut with the cotter pin hole, if necessary.
    • Install the ball joint cotter pin and peen it over
    • Install the tie rod end into the knuckle
    • Install the 21 mm tie rod end castle nut, and torque it to 67 ft-lb, then continue tightening to align the castle nut with the cotter pin hole, if necessary
    • Install the tie rod end cotter pin and peen it over
  4. step : Installing the Wheel (19:55)
    • Install the wheel onto the wheel studs
    • Install the 21 mm lug nuts and tighten them by hand in a crossing pattern
    • Lower the vehicle with minimal weight on the wheel
    • Torque the 21 mm lug nuts to 85 ft-lb in a crossing pattern
    • Lower the vehicle completely

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Pliers
  • Side Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 24mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Ball Joint Press
  • Pickle Fork
  • Blowtorch

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Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
2003-2009Lexus GX470 Lexus GX470 Front Driver & Passenger Side Lower 2 Piece Ball Joint Set
2003-2009Toyota 4Runner Toyota 4Runner Front Driver & Passenger Side Lower 2 Piece Ball Joint Set
2007-2009Toyota FJ Cruiser Toyota FJ Cruiser Front Driver & Passenger Side Lower 2 Piece Ball Joint Set

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
DIY Solutions SUS03070
DIY Solutions SUS00363
MOOG K500017
MOOG Chassis Products K500017

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.

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