Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front suspension arm / front control arm on CITROEN C1 (PM, PN) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Tools you might need:
Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #12
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Round-nose pliers
Ball joint puller
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for C1 (PM_, PN_) and other CITROËN models
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Link Set, wheel suspension
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Track Control Arm
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CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0
Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Use the following procedure:
  1. How to change Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2006 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.4 HDi 2007 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Changing Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.4 HDi 2008 by yourself
    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Citroen C1 1 PM PN
  5. How to remove CITROËN C1 1.0 2009 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
  6. How to replace Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a combination spanner #12.Use a drive socket #12.Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Need to know how to renew Control Arm on CITROËN C1 ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 8
    Clean all joints of the arm.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.
  9. Changing of Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Remove the cotter pin.Use round-nose pliers.
  10. CITROËN C1 1.0 Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #17.
  11. Replacing Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2005 1.0 by yourself
    Step 11
    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a drive socket #17.Use a tap wrench.
  12. C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2006 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe.Use a drive socket #17.Use a tap wrench.
  13. How to change Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Remove the rear fastener of the control arm.Use a drive socket #17.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2008 1.0 Control Arm
    Step 14
    Remove the front fastener of the control arm.Use a drive socket #17.
  15. DIY replacement of Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2009 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Disconnect the lower arm from the steering knuckle.Use a ball joint puller.
  16. How to change Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Remove the arm.Use a crowbar.
  17. How to replace CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2006 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  18. CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.4 HDi 2007 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Install a new arm.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Professionals recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  19. Changing Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.4 HDi 2008 by yourself
    Step 19
    Install the control arm fasteners.
  20. How to remove CITROËN C1 1.0 2009 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Connect the lower arm to the steering knuckle.
  21. How to replace Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Tighten the front fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.
  23. Need to know how to renew Control Arm on CITROËN C1 ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 23
    Tighten the rear fastener of the control arm.Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.
  24. Changing of Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Tighten the ball joint fastener. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 50 nm torque.
  25. CITROËN C1 1.0 Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  26. Replacing Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2005 1.0 by yourself
    Step 26
    Screw in the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar to the control arm.Use a combination spanner #12.Use a drive socket #12.Use a ratchet wrench.
  27. C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2006 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer bar with the control arm. Use a drive socket #12.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  28. How to change Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Treat all joints of the arm.Use copper grease.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2008 1.0 Control Arm
    Step 29
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  30. DIY replacement of Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2009 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 30
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Citroen C1 1 PM PN. Tip from AUTODOC:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  31. How to change Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts. Citroen C1 1 PM PN
  32. How to replace CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.0 2006 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  33. CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.4 HDi 2007 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 33
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
  34. Changing Control Arm on CITROËN C1 (PM_, PN_) 1.4 HDi 2008 by yourself
    Step 34
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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