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Driveworks Steering Idler Arm

Part No. DW-K6447 Warranty Details  

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Driveworks chassis parts help to eliminate front-end vibration, shimmy and unsafe handling. Driveworks chassis parts meet OE specifications, help ensure improved steering response and reduce tire wear.

Product Features:
  • Contains an internal diaphragm spring that absorbs shock and vibration for a smoother ride
  • Designed with double-tapered bearing that decreases deflection and helps preserve proper toe setting
  • Weather resistant
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Arm Attachment:No
Bracket Holes:1
OE Number:S-190142
Replaceable Grease:Yes
Type:No

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DriveworksSteering Idler Arm
 
4.3

(based on 10 reviews)

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  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

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    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (3), Mechanic (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Steering Idler Arm Install

    If you are doing the frame bracket, that is the hard part. Once the new bracket is installed, the idler arm is a breeze. Mount it, start your bolts, use correct torque...Read complete review

    If you are doing the frame bracket, that is the hard part. Once the new bracket is installed, the idler arm is a breeze. Mount it, start your bolts, use correct torque spec, align cotter pin hole, install and bend cotter pin and your done.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Ok for now, don't know in the long run

    Tried saving $ on this instead of a known good Moog even though I've had issues on my other smaller truck with the cheapies. I guess we'll see how this one holds up.

    Tried saving $ on this instead of a known good Moog even though I've had issues on my other smaller truck with the cheapies. I guess we'll see how this one holds up.

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    5.0

    Good part

    By 

    from Elkhart

    About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

    3 or more reviews submitted

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      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

        Tightened steering on my 94 k1500 4x4. great product for the price.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Steering Idler Arm Install

        By 

        from Scottsville, KY

        About Me Diyer, Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

        If you are doing the frame bracket, that is the hard part. Once the new bracket is installed, the idler arm is a breeze. Mount it, start your bolts, use correct torque spec, align cotter pin hole, install and bend cotter pin and your done.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review(earn points)

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        GREAT

        By 

        from texas

        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

          Great part

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          fit perfect

          By 

          from quakertown

          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

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                Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

                seems well made..fit was right on

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                • No

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                (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Fit was good.

                By 

                from Hinsdale, NH

                About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

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                Verified Buyer
                Level 3

                Pros

                • As Expected
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Trucks

                  Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

                  The part fit. I'll get another 150k miles out of the truck with problem-free steering.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review(earn points)

                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Ok for now, don't know in the long run

                  By 

                  from Michigan

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 4

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Seems cheap

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

                      Tried saving $ on this instead of a known good Moog even though I've had issues on my other smaller truck with the cheapies. I guess we'll see how this one holds up.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review(earn points)

                      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Good fit to other part of idler arm

                      By 

                      from Elkhart, In

                      Verified Buyer
                      3 or more reviews submitted

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Trucks

                        Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

                        Helped take care of steering problem

                        • Car & Truck:
                        • Auto Enthusiast
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Exact fit, good price

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Trucks

                            Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

                            Installed easy, fit great, and good price. Install it with the idler arm mount to have the best job. Pretty straightforward install.

                            • Car & Truck:
                            • Mechanic
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Fit just as expected

                            By 

                            from Baton Rouge, La.

                            Verified Buyer
                            3 or more reviews submitted

                            Pros

                            • Durable

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Trucks

                            Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

                            Fit just as expected

                            • Car & Truck:
                            • Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Fit perfect

                            By 

                            from Tampa, Fl.

                            Helpful Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Trucks

                              Comments about Driveworks Steering Idler Arm:

                              I recently bought this part in addition to the idler arm bracket both fit perfect with no trouble

                              • Car & Truck:
                              • Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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                              2 Questions | 2 Answers
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                              • Q:

                                Does this fit a k1500 w/z-71 off-road package?
                                Asked on 2/28/2015 by Ed

                                1 answer

                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  Hi ED, To check the exact fit application for the part number DW-K6447, please provide us the year, and engine size of your vehicle.

                                  Answered on 2/28/2015 by Steve from AAP
                              • Q:

                                Does it have a grease zerk?
                                Asked on 5/13/2011 by Anonymous

                                1 answer

                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  In order to best answer your question, our technicians would be more than happy to assist you if you could please call us at -877-ADVANCE (238-2623).

                                  Answered on 7/5/2011 by Steve from AAP
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