Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly
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Driveworks Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly

Part No. 520-222 Warranty  

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Rigorously tested for sustained, secure performance by a team of product and quality engineers, Autocraft’s Control Arm & Ball Joint Assembly is designed for passenger safety. Our industry-leading evaluation process ensures a smooth ride, directional stability, and agile handling.

Product Features:
  • Ball joints and bushings included for a complete installation, saving time and labor (where applicable)
  • Direct replacement for a trouble-free installation
  • Steel, iron or aluminum construction ensures durability
  • Powder-coated or painted for long-lasting rust and corrosion resistance
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Ball Joint Attachment Type:Pressed
Ball Joint Included:Yes
Ball Joint Installed:Yes
Ball Joint Stud Type:Pinch Bolt
Bushing Material:Rubber
Bushings Included:Yes
Control Arm Material:Iron
Control Arm Type:Casting/Forged
Grease Fittings Included:Yes
Greased:Yes
Location:Front Upper

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Dorman - OE SolutionsControl Arm Front Upper Right
 
3.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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        (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Was the wrong part/didn't rit.

        By joejava

        from central Georgia

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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            • Trucks

            Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Control Arm Front Upper Right:

            Checked stock at my local advanced and their stock won't fit either.I will have to get it elsewhere.

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            (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good Value

            By PontGP

            from MO

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

            Level 3

            Pros

            • Correct fit

            Cons

            • No position markings

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              Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Control Arm Front Upper Right:

              Overall I am pretty satisfied with this purchase. There were a couple of inconveniences with the product. First, there was no marking of left or right on the control arm anywhere for the right side. At least the left had an L and I had my receipt to verify part number and side. Second, the zerks were different sizes for R and L. Left was a 7mm, right was a 3/8" but they both screwed in okay and took grease. The parts fit perfect otherwise and were cheap so I can't complain. FYI, on 98 mountaineer you must push the left control arm up as far as it will go to be able to get the bolts out and back in, otherwise the fuel lines are in the way. I wasted a lot of time before I figured this out.

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              (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Disapointed

              By Joe

              from Cumming GA

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                • Incompatible

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                  Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Control Arm Front Upper Right:

                  Was for my 1999 Mazda B2500. Control arm was the same size, but the "shaft" of the ball joint was too large to fit the existing hole. Plus, one control arm (replacing both sides) had a zerk fitting, but the other arm did not (no hole).

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                  • Casual Driver
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                  (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect fit. Marked well for L & R side.

                  By Rod Mac

                  from AR

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                  Level 3

                  Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Control Arm Front Upper Right:

                  Perfect fit. Marked well for L & R side. I did both lower and upper contol arms and tie rod ends.

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                  • Q:

                    I understand that this one piece control arm for upper right on 1999 Ford explorer is a replacement for the original 2 piece equipment I have now--but I also understand that I will have no camber adjustment if I use the one piece as above--what do I do to adjust the camber on alignment?
                    Asked on 8/16/2013 by Jim from Woodbridge Virginia

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                      A:

                      With respect to your inquiry on the Driveworks Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly - Part No. 520-222 you would need an adjustment kit for this one piece design, Moog Caster / Camshaft Kit - Part No. K8674 which helps with a negative 1 1/4 to 1 1/4 degrees of adjustment for your 1999 Ford Explorer. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                      Answered on 8/19/2013 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                  • Q:

                    someone please help with this question, doe's this one peise replace the two peise
                    Asked on 3/19/2010 by Bubba from Nashville Tn

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                      A:

                      There should only be one upper control arm on each side of the front of your vehicle. This is one of those control arms. Two would have to be purchased.

                      Answered on 4/27/2010 by Mike from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Will this control arm replace the two piece design? My 98 Explorer has the two piece control arm and I would like to replace it with this unit if possible.
                    Asked on 2/28/2010 by Anonymous

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                    • A:

                      The OE adjustment is for caster NOT camber. Also if your control arm bushings are fine I.E. no play in them, you should just replace with the small ball joint arm not the whole control arm (more cost effective).

                      Answered on 4/22/2010 by Clay from South Florida
                    • A:

                      I was mistaken in my other answer. Yes this will, but you won't have the camber adjustment.

                      Answered on 3/9/2010 by Fox F from Columbus, Ga
                    • A:

                      No, this is for the left side, the two piece is on the right. The two piece is necessary for camber adjustments and is simple to replace when the ball joint boot rips.

                      Answered on 3/9/2010 by Fox F from Columbus, Ga
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