Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.6 D Multijet (198AXM1B), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.9 D Multijet (198AXD1A), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.9 D Multijet (198AXB1A), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.9 D Multijet (198AXC1B), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.4 (198AXA1B), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.4 T-Jet (198AXG1B), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.4 T-Jet (198AXF1B), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.6 D Multijet (198AXL1B), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.9 D Multijet (198AXE1A), FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2.0 D Multijet (198AXN1B) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front suspension arm / front control arm on FIAT BRAVO 2 (198) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Fiat Bravo 2. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Phillips Screwdriver
Pin punch
Tap wrench
Hammer
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Fiat Bravo 2. 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 – Fiat Bravo 2. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Control Arm on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Fiat Bravo 2. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Unscrew and remove the wheel arch cover fasteners. Use a Phillips screwdriver. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel arch cover.
  8. Step 8
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    Clean the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  11. Step 11
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    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench.
  12. Step 12
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    Unscrew the rear arm fastener. Use a drive socket #19. Use a tap wrench.
  13. Step 13
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    Remove the fastening bolts (2 pieces).
  14. Step 14
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    Release the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
  15. Step 15
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Control Arm on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the arm. Use a crowbar.
  17. Step 17
    How to replace FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.9 D Multijet (198AXB1A) 2007 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  18. Step 18
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    Install a new arm. Use a pin punch.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Fiat Bravo 2. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  19. Step 19
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    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
  20. Step 20
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    Install the control arm fasteners.
  21. Step 21
    How to replace Control Arm on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 2011: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
Comments – 2
  • @user_1905620
    27.10.2023 07:35
    Member
    These instructions and video would be helpful but why do the torque values differ? Which values are correct?
    • Jessica_L
      27.10.2023 08:07
      Member
      Hello, there were some errors in some points and they have been corrected. Here are the right points
      "Tighten the front linkage to the subframe. - 95 Nm
      Tighten the rear linkage to the subframe. - 120 Nm
      Lower the car and work in a crisscross pattern, tighten the wheel bolts. - 120Nm
      The rest of the points are correct.
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