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

Part No. 520-288 Warranty  

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Rigorously tested for sustained, secure performance by a team of product and quality engineers, Dorman’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:Threaded
Bushing Material:Rubber
Bushings Included:Yes
Control Arm Material:Steel
Control Arm Type:Stamped
Grease Fittings Included:No
Greased:Yes
Location:Front Upper

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Dorman - OE SolutionsControl Arm Front Upper Right
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Everything as advertised & more

    By Sudden 1

    from Buffalo, NY

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Avid Do-it-yourselfer, Truck Enthusiast, Vehicle Testing Experienc

    Verified Buyer
    Helpful Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good appearance
    • High Quality
    • Well made

    Cons

    • None Observed

    Best Uses

    • Great For Do-it-yourself

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

    The product was worked exactly as advertised. Bushings were solid and new ball joint assembly was well made and fitted with dust boots securely attached to the ball joint housing. Installation was straight forward once old/worn control arms were removed. The performance improvement results were very noticeable returning the vehicles ride comfort, handling stability, precise steering control and front end ride height back to new vehicle level. I was genuinely surprised at the significant improvement these control arms made to the overall performance of an 11 year old vehicle. THe vehicle is a joy to ride in again. Highly recommend this product!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    quality at a fair price

    By fat

    from pgh, pa.

    About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

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

    These control arms worked very well, were easy to install, and looked to be of good quality.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent value & easy to install!

    By BillyD

    from East Greenwich, RI

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

    Verified Buyer
    Helpful Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

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

      Good value & hassle free installation...

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great fitment, excellent quality

      By Joe

      from Mount Rainier, MD

      About Me Shadetree mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Looks like OEM

      Cons

      • No zerk on ball joint

      Best Uses

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

        Instead of replacing a ball joint, I just replaced the whole arm. It was decently easy to do the job and didn't require any special disassembly.

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        • No

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        (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Squeak eliminator (I would buy again)

        By Homeowner 222

        from Marlton NJ

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

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

          It was an exact replacement for the original part which had started to squeak while driving. Replacement took about 45 minutes.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would by this product again

          By truckin54

          from decatur,al

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              This product worked great,easy to install.plus I messed up when i ordered it.got the wrong side and installed it.I called in took it off and went back to advanced I told them it was my mistake,but they still repllace it no questions ask and no charge.I will go back again and again to get parts.

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              • Auto Enthusiast
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              • No

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              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Good value

              By PEK

              from Central VA

              Verified Buyer
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              • Easy To Use

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

                  Good OEM replacement product. Appears to be good quality. Fit is good and the price is a fraction of OEM. Seems to perform just fine.

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                  • Q:

                    do u have to use the middle piece if not needed?
                    Asked on 10/29/2011 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      To help you in a better manner, Please be more specific on your query.
                      For compatibility, Please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                      Answered on 10/29/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                  • Q:

                    hi which side , Driver or passenger sides.
                    Asked on 10/21/2011 by Anonymous from Avon,Ma

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      This is the front Passenger side upper control arm.

                      Answered on 10/22/2011 by Vincent from AAP
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