Control Arms Archives - Page 3 of 3 - Brake & Front End
Torque-To-Yield Suspension Components (Ball Joints, Tie Rods And Control Arms)

Always make sure to check the service information to get the right torque for a suspension component no matter what type of fastener. If you see an initial torque spec along with an angle in degrees, it is a torque-to-yield (TTY) fastener. TTY ball joint and tie-rod studs have two advantages. First, they can weigh less and still apply the same clamping loads. Second, the clamping loads are more consistent and controllable.

Federal-Mogul Introduces Nearly 120 MOOG Control Arms, Other Replacement Parts for Foreign Nameplate and Domestic Models

Federal-Mogul has announced that its MOOG steering and suspension line now includes nearly 120 additional control arms, ball joints, tie rod ends and other replacement parts for popular foreign nameplate and domestic models.

Federal-Mogul Offering Up to $150 in Prepaid Cash Cards to Technicians Who Install MOOG Complete Strut Assemblies, Control Arms

Federal-Mogul is offering pre-paid cash cards valued at up to $150 to professional technicians who install MOOG complete strut assemblies and control arms between Feb. 25 and April 30. This special offer is designed to reward technicians for experiencing the exclusive benefits of the MOOG brand’s new line of high-quality complete strut assemblies and dramatically expanded offering of control arms for today’s vehicles.

Tech Feature: Diagnosing and Replacing Chassis & Ride Control Parts

Worn chassis parts are often-overlooked causes of tire wear, steering and handling problems, and even road noise. Worn tie rods are the most common culprit for causing rapid tire wear, but worn control arm bushings or ball joints can also contribute to tire wear.

Chassis Control Engineering & Application

It is a common mistake to look at a vehicle’s chassis and suspension system as just components that are either good, bad or broken. It should be looked at as a system. Understanding basic terminology and vehicle configurations is important to the technician for maintaining or returning that new car chassis control and performance. It