Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.3 D Multijet, FIAT PUNTO EVO (199) 1.3 D Multijet, FIAT PUNTO Van (199) 1.3 D Multijet, FIAT PUNTO (199) 1.3 D Multijet

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace front suspension arm / front control arm on FIAT PUNTO 199 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # E18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat chisel
Hammer
Tap wrench
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:
  1. How to change Control Arm on Fiat Punto 199 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.3 D Multijet 2009 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    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
    Clean all joints of the arm.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Wear protective goggles.
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    Step 7
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #16.Use a drive socket #16.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 #E18.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 10
    Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #E18.Use a tap wrench.
  11. Replacing Control Arm on Fiat Punto 199 2018 1.3 D Multijet by yourself
    Step 11
    Remove the fastening bolts.Use a drive socket #E18.Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.4 T-Jet 2019 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    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 arm.
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    Step 15
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  16. How to change Control Arm on Fiat Punto 199 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Install a new arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.Do not damage the ball joint cover.
  17. How to replace FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.3 D Multijet 2009 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Install the fastening bolts.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #E18.Use a tap wrench.
  18. Fiat Punto 199 1.4 2010 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Screw the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #E18.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 19
    Support the arm.Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 20
    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
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    Step 21
    Install the fastening bolt.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on Fiat Punto 199 1.4 Natural Power 2014 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Screw the fasteners of the ball joint.Use a combination spanner #16.Use a drive socket #16.Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Need to know how to renew Control Arm on FIAT GRANDE PUNTO ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 23
    Screw the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe.Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #E18.Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Changing of Control Arm on Fiat Punto 199 2016 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Tighten the front fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe.Use a drive socket #E18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.
  25. FIAT GRANDE PUNTO 1.4 Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Tighten the rear fastener connecting the arm to the body subframe.Use a drive socket #E18.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.
  26. Replacing Control Arm on Fiat Punto 199 2018 1.3 D Multijet by yourself
    Step 26
    Tighten the ball joint fastener.Use a drive socket #16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 50 nm torque.
  27. GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.4 T-Jet 2019 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
  28. How to change Control Arm on FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 2020 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Treat all joints of the arm.Use copper grease.
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    Step 29
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim.Use copper grease.
  30. DIY replacement of Control Arm on FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.2 2009 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 30
    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 Fiat Punto 199 2008 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  32. How to replace FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.3 D Multijet 2009 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  33. Fiat Punto 199 1.4 2010 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 FIAT GRANDE PUNTO (199) 1.4 16V 2011 by yourself
    Step 34
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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