GPC Asia Pacific — Lower Control Arm Ball Joint

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Product description

Global branded ball joints for lower control arm supplied as replacement part for aftermarket steering and suspension.

Suited for Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 90/95 series sold between July 1996 – February 2003.

Ball joints sold between 1 May 2022 – 8 September 2023.

The ball joint, showing the locations for the bolts.
The affected bolt, showing the markings on the head
Green box displaying the name and product number of the product
Identifying features

Barcode number

93 11998 97469 5 and 93 11998 97473 2


GBJ2258 and GBJ2286

Reasons the product is recalled

The supplied bolts used to secure the ball joint of the steering and suspension unit may shear or snap and cause the wheels collapse into the guard.

The hazards to consumers

There is a risk of accident, serious injury or death if the bolts shear or snap while the vehicle is used.

The risk of incident is increased if the vehicle is used for off-road or 4WD driving.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using the vehicle for off-road or 4WD driving immediately.

Consumers should take the vehicle to the place where the product was purchased or installed to arrange for an inspection. Consumers will be offered free replacement of the bolts or ball joint if the bolts are affected.

If consumers cannot return their vehicle to the place of purchase or for more information, please contact GPC Asia Pacific on 1300 301 072 or email

Traders who sold this product

Repco Auto Parts, NAPA Auto Parts, Sparesbox

Where the product was sold


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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.