Replaces

Volkswagen Beetle Golf Jetta Tie Rod Front Driver Side - 1ASTE00348

This outer tie rod is just what you need to ensure the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.

Specifications:

  • Fits the LH (Driver Side) FRONT OUTER
  • Replaces dealer part number: 1J0422811B, 1J0 422 811 B
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Remember whenever you are replacing any front end or steering components you should have your vehicle professionally aligned as soon as possible. This will ensure proper tracking and even tire wear.

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.

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. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:55)
    • Remove the lug nut caps with a 7mm Allen bit
    • Insert the lug nut key into the locking lug nut
    • Loosen the 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 (1:47)
    • Measure the distance from the inner tie rod boot to the end of the outer tie rod
    • Record that measurement
    • Loosen the 22mm nut that attaches the inner tie rod to the outer tie rod
    • Use a 6mm Allen wrench and a 19mm wrench to remove the nut at the bottom of the tie rod end
    • Loosen the tie rod by striking the steering knuckle with a hammer
    • Pull the tie rod up and out of the steering knuckle
    • Twist off the outer tie rod
  3. step : Installing the New Outer Tie Rod (2:48)
    • Twist the new outer tie rod onto the inner tie rod
    • Push the outer tie rod into the steering knuckle
    • Fasten the nut onto the outer tie rod with a 19mm wrench and a 6mm Allen wrench
    • Tighten the 19mm nut to 50 foot-pounds of torque
    • Measure the distance from the inner tie rod boot to the end of the outer tie rod
    • Check that this is the same distance as recorded in Step 2
    • Tighten the 22mm nut that attaches the inner tie rod to the outer tie rod
  4. step : Reattaching the Wheel (3:43)
    • 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
    • Attach the lug nut covers

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 6mm Allen Wrench
  • 7mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

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How-to Video:

(04:33 min)

Tools List:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 6mm Allen Wrench
  • 7mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket



This part replaces:

  • OE # 1J0422811B
  • Moog ES3525

Vehicle Fit

  • 1998 VW Beetle Front Outer Tie Rod Driver Side (Built After 6/98 Production Date)
  • 1999-2010 VW Beetle Front Outer Tie Rod Driver Side
  • 1999 VW Golf Front Outer Tie Rod Driver Side (Built After 9/98 Production Date)
  • 2000-2006 VW Golf Front Outer Tie Rod Driver Side
  • 1999 VW Jetta Front Outer Tie Rod Driver Side (Built After 9/98 Production Date)
  • 2000-2004 VW Jetta Front Outer Tie Rod Driver Side
  • 2005 VW Jetta Front Outer Tie Rod Driver Side (8th Vin Digit J or M)
Part #: 1ASTE00348

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