Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.6 D Multijet

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

Required tools:
Required tools:
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
AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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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:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 6
    Unscrew and remove the wheel arch cover fasteners.Use a Phillips screwdriver.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 7
    Remove the wheel arch cover.
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    Step 8
    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.
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    Step 9
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #17.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 10
    Remove the fastening bolt.
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    Step 11
    Unscrew the front arm fastener. Use a drive socket #21.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 12
    Unscrew the rear arm fastener. Use a drive socket #19.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 13
    Remove the fastening bolts (2 pieces).
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    Step 14
    Release the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle.Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
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    Step 15
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle
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    Step 16
    Remove the arm.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 17
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 18
    Install a new arm.Use a pin punch.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
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    Step 19
    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
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    Step 20
    Install the control arm fasteners.
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    Step 21
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 22
    Install the fastening bolt.
    Step 23
    Screw the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #17.Use a combination spanner #17.
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    Step 24
    Raise the hydraulic transmission jack by 10-15 cm.
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    Step 25
    Tighten the ball joint fastener. Use a drive socket #17.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 65 nm torque.
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    Step 26
    Tighten the front fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a drive socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 90 nm torque.
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    Step 27
    Tighten the rear fastener connecting the arm to the body subframe.Use a drive socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 75 nm torque.
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    Step 28
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 29
    Install the wheel arch cover to its mounting seat.
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    Step 30
    Install and tighten the wheel arch cover fasteners.Use a Phillips screwdriver.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 31
    Treat all joints of the arm.Use copper grease.
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    Step 32
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
  32. How to replace FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.9 D Multijet 2007 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 33
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  33. FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.6 D Multijet 2008 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 34
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  34. Changing Control Arm on FIAT BRAVO II (198) 1.4 T-Jet 2009 by yourself
    Step 35
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 110 nm torque.
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    Step 36
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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