Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) 1.5 TDCi, FORD Fiesta Mk6 Van 1.5 TDCi

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front suspension arm / front control arm on FORD FIESTA JA8 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: front lower arm – Ford Fiesta JA8. Tools you need:
Replacement: front lower arm – Ford Fiesta JA8. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Drive socket # 15
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Flat chisel
Hammer
Rubber mallet
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) and other FORD models
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Replacement: front lower arm – Ford Fiesta JA8. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Ford Fiesta JA8.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Control Arm on Ford Fiesta ja8 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace FORD Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) 1.25 2009 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Ford Fiesta JA8
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    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 6
    Clean all joints of the arm.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Ford Fiesta JA8. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Ford Fiesta ja8 1.4 2014 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #13.Use a drive socket #15.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 8
    Remove the fastening bolt.
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    Step 9
    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a drive socket #15.Use a tap wrench.
  10. FORD FIESTA 1.4 TDCi Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe.Use a drive socket #13.Use a tap wrench.
  11. Replacing Control Arm on Ford Fiesta ja8 2018 1.25 by yourself
    Step 11
    Remove the rear fastener of the control arm.
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    Step 12
    Release the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle.Use a flat metal-working chisel.Use a hammer.
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    Step 13
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle.
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    Step 14
    Remove the front fastener of the control arm.
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    Step 15
    Remove the arm.
  16. How to change Control Arm on Ford Fiesta ja8 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  17. How to replace FORD Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) 1.25 2009 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Install a new arm.Use a rubber mallet.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Ford Fiesta JA8. AUTODOC recommends:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
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    Step 18
    Install the control arm fasteners.
  19. Changing Control Arm on FORD Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) 1.5 TDCi 2011 by yourself
    Step 19
    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
    Step 20
    Support the arm.Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 21
    Install the fastening bolt.
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    Step 22
    Screw the fasteners of the ball joint.Use a combination spanner #13.Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Ford Fiesta ja8 1.4 2014 - download illustrated guide
    Step 23
    Screw the front arm fastener. Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 24
    Screw the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 25
    Tighten the rear fastener connecting the arm to the body subframe.Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
  25. FORD FIESTA 1.4 TDCi Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 26
    Tighten the front fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
  26. Replacing Control Arm on Ford Fiesta ja8 2018 1.25 by yourself
    Step 27
    Tighten the ball joint fastener. Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 50 nm torque.
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    Step 28
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – Ford Fiesta JA8. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  28. How to change Control Arm on FORD Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) 2020 - tips and tricks
    Step 29
    Treat all joints of the arm.Use copper grease.
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    Step 30
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 31
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  31. How to change Control Arm on Ford Fiesta ja8 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 32
    Install the wheel.
    Replacement: front lower arm – Ford Fiesta JA8. Tip from AUTODOC:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  32. How to replace FORD Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) 1.25 2009 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 33
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  33. Ford Fiesta ja8 1.4 TDCi 2010 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 34
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
  34. Changing Control Arm on FORD Fiesta Mk6 Hatchback (JA8, JR8) 1.5 TDCi 2011 by yourself
    Step 35
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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