Part Details

  • Front or Rear Location: Rear
  • Location: Lower

This replacement transverse toe link is just what you need to bring back the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.

Specifications:

  • Fits either LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side) REAR LOWER
  • Replaces dealer part number: 6L2Z-5A972-A, 6L2Z5A972A
  • Direct replacement
  • Made to strict quality control standards

Worn bushings can cause excessive tire wear, popping or creaking in the rear suspension, and pose a serious safety concern. Replace that bent, rusted, rotted, or damaged rear locating arm with the worn bushings with our high quality replacement.

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 (0:52)
    • Loosen the 19mm 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 Rear Lower Transverse Toe Link (1:25)
    • Mark the location of the transverse toe link bolts
    • Spray the transverse link bolts
    • Loosen the 24mm nut with a breaker bar
    • Loosen the second 24mm nut with a breaker bar
    • Place two lug nuts onto the studs to hold the rotor in place
    • Support the outside of the suspension (underneath the rotor) with a jack
    • Remove the two nuts from the transverse link
    • Tap the link out and remove it
  3. step : Installing the Rear Lower Transverse Toe Link (3:58)
    • Insert the transverse link into place
    • Hand-tighten the two bolts, with the smaller bolt and washer on the back
    • Jack up the vehicle suspension to align the bolts if needed
    • Preliminarily tighten the back 24mm nut
    • Preliminarily tighten the front nut
    • Raise the suspension to ride height
    • Torque the inner nut to 222 foot-pounds
    • Torque the front nut to 259 foot-pounds
    • Lower the suspension
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (5:53)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant
  • Paper Towels

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 24mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 24mm Wrench
  • 21mm wrench

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2006-2010Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Rear Lower Transverse Toe Link
2007-2010Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac Rear Lower Transverse Toe Link
2006-2010Mercury Mountaineer Mercury Mountaineer Rear Lower Transverse Toe Link

This part replaces:

  • Hollander 513-00466
  • Dorman 523-011
  • OE # 6L2Z5A972A
Only 2 left in stock
Part #: 1ASRL00053


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

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How-to Video:

(06:41 min)