Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.3 (Z21A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.3 LPG (Z33A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 (Z23A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.1 (Z31A, Z32A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 DI-D (Z38A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 DI-D (Z39A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 CZT (Z37A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.1 LPG, MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.3 4WD (Z22A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 4WD (Z24A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 Ralliart R (Z27A), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 (Z27), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 (Z23), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 Ralliart (Z23), MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5, MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 Ralliart R, MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.3 Flexfuel (Z35A) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) and other MITSUBISHI models
Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – Mitsubishi Colt Z30. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Rubber mallet
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – Mitsubishi Colt Z30. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Mitsubishi Colt Z30 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Control Arm on Mitsubishi Colt Z30 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.3 (Z21A) 2003 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. Step 3
    Mitsubishi Colt Z30 1.1 (Z31A, Z32A) 2004 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 CZT (Z37A) 2005 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mitsubishi Colt Z30
  5. Step 5
    How to remove MITSUBISHI COLT 1.5 (Z23A) 2006 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
    How to replace Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Mitsubishi Colt Z30 1.3 LPG (Z33A) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  8. Step 9
    Need to know how to renew Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT 2009? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Clean all joints of the stabiliser link. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Control Arm on Mitsubishi Colt Z30 2010 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the stabilizer rod fasteners. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
    MITSUBISHI COLT 1.5 Ralliart (Z23) Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Control Arm on Mitsubishi Colt Z30 2012 1.3 (Z21A) by yourself
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
  12. Step 13
    COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 (Z23A) 2002 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 2003 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mitsubishi Colt Z30 2004 1.5 (Z23A) Control Arm
    Disconnect the lower arm from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller. Use a crowbar.
  15. Step 16
    DIY replacement of Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 DI-D (Z39A) 2005 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Clean the fasteners connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Control Arm on Mitsubishi Colt Z30 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a combination spanner #21. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.3 (Z21A) 2003 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the front fastener of the control arm.
  18. Step 19
    Mitsubishi Colt Z30 1.1 (Z31A, Z32A) 2004 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #21. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Step 20
    Changing Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 1.5 CZT (Z37A) 2005 by yourself
    Remove the rear fastener of the control arm.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove MITSUBISHI COLT 1.5 (Z23A) 2006 Control Arm - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the arm. Use a crowbar.
  21. Step 22
    How to replace Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT VI (Z3_A, Z2_A) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  22. Step 23
    How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Mitsubishi Colt Z30 1.3 LPG (Z33A) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Install a new arm. Use a rubber mallet.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – Mitsubishi Colt Z30. Use only new bolts and nuts for installation.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  23. Step 24
    Treat the fastening bolts. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 25
    Need to know how to renew Control Arm on MITSUBISHI COLT 2009? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Install the rear fastener of the control arm.
  24. Step 26
    Changing of Control Arm on Mitsubishi Colt Z30 2010 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Install the front fastener of the arm.
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