Replaces

Volkswagen Beetle Golf Jetta Tie Rod Front Pair - 1ASFK01473

These outer tie rods are just what you need to ensure the safety and integrity of your vehicle's suspension and steering.

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Driver Side) FRONT OUTER
  • Replaces dealer part number: 1J0422812B, 1J0 422 812 B, 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.

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.

Part Details

  • Location: Outer
  • Front or Rear Location: Front
  • Quantity: Pair

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 (0:55)
    • 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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Vehicle Fit

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

This part replaces:

  • OE # 1J0422811B
  • OE # 1J0422812B
  • Moog ES3525
  • Moog ES3524
Part #: 1ASFK01473

How-to Video:

(04:33 min)