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How much does Lateral Link Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage $175 $90.69 $84.00 20% $219.69
2014 Chrysler 300 $156 $71.59 $84.00 22% $200.59
2005 Subaru Legacy $142 $57.96 $84.00 24% $186.96
2013 Lexus GS450h $308 $223.99 $84.00 12% $352.99
2009 Lincoln MKS $157 $73.23 $84.00 22% $202.23
2006 BMW M3 $144 $60.18 $84.00 23% $189.18
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Lateral Link Replacement Service

What is the Lateral Link all about?

While your front suspension is the most important for handling and steering, the rear also plays a significant role. There are fewer suspension components in the rear of your car, but one of the most critical is the lateral link. It connects the hub to the midpoint of the body, and keeps the wheel/hub assembly upright and centered while driving.

Lateral links are hollow metal tubes with a connection point on either end. Over time, the tube is exposed to significant amounts of stress and heat, but overall failure is uncommon.

Keep in mind:

  • A failed lateral link can make your car ride experience feel wobbly or insecure.
  • For the rear lateral link, there may be no noticeable symptoms, as the rear sway bar is thick enough to account for most of the rear lateral link’s operation.
  • The most common means for lateral links to fail is through accident damage.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is lifted onto jack stands and the front tires are removed.
  • The defective front lateral links are removed.
  • The new front lateral links are installed and secured to the link brackets.
  • The tires are reinstalled and the vehicle removed from the jack stands. Tires are tightened to specifications.
  • The repair is verified and the vehicle road tested to ensure proper operation.

Our recommendation:

Your lateral links are critical to overall vehicle performance. A damaged or broken lateral link can cause undue tire wear, reduce ride quality, and compromise your ability to drive. Immediately have your vehicle diagnosed and repaired by one of our expert mechanics if you suspect any type of suspension problem.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Lateral Link?

  • “Loose” feeling while driving down the road
  • Clunking sound in the rear while driving
  • Abnormal tire wear on the rear tires
  • Torque steer, which can make it seem as though the issue is in the front suspension

How important is this service?

A damaged lateral link can cause serious damage to tires, and even put you at risk while driving on the road. It can throw off your steering and handling to a significant degree. Our recommendation is to have the problem immediately diagnosed and repaired by on of our expert mechanics.

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Number of Reviews

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David

7 years of experience
72 reviews
David
7 years of experience
Would use David again for my car repairs.
2008 MAZDA 3 - LATERAL LINK REPLACEMENT (REAR) - UPPER DARBY, PENNSYLVANIA

Daniel

18 years of experience
121 reviews
Daniel
18 years of experience
Daniel is an excellent mechanic. Very kind and professional, he took his time to properly install all the suspension parts on the vehicle. I appreciated Daniel's explanation of what was being done and I was very pleased by his attention to detail. Highly recommended.
2008 JAGUAR XJ8 - LATERAL LINK REPLACEMENT (REAR) - HOUSTON, TEXAS

Kinder

18 years of experience
43 reviews
Kinder
18 years of experience
Would highly recommend Kinder to my friends and family if needed he is so responsible and very well manner. Very good at his job.
2010 MERCURY MILAN - LATERAL LINK REPLACEMENT (REAR) - WINSTON, GEORGIA

Joel

18 years of experience
562 reviews
Joel
18 years of experience
I went to the dealership and to Good Year for the shaking issue. Both said there was something different causing the problem. Both of them were wrong. Thanks to Joel for being honest about repairs needed.
2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE - LATERAL LINK REPLACEMENT (FRONT) - JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

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