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Aug 12, Remove the plastic cover on the lower control arm. Unscrew the two 10mm nuts holding the cover on and then unclip the cover from the arm. Remove the 17mm nut and bolt that hold the shock to the rear control arm. Slightly lift the arm and slide the bolt out. Next, remove the nut holding the sway bar drop link to the control arm. Apr 26, I have a e and need to change the front lower control arm bushings and ball joints.
In looking for parts I have found that you need to know"with sport suspension" or"without sport suspension". How do I know what control arms I have? Please shrubgrinding.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. Remove the plastic cover on the lower control arm.
Unscrew the two 10mm nuts holding the cover on and then unclip the cover from the arm. The lower control arm has a bushing connecting it to the lower wheel carrier or hub. You should inspect this for wear and excessive movement. Jun 07, First of all it is probably the outer bushing in the lower control arm at abouteach. You need a coil spring compressor, or a safety chain to contain the rear spring while you extract the bolt and figure out a long bolt and thrust piece to extract the bushing from the rear knuckle.
The part is like a ball joint without a stud. Sep 13, Put the control arm gently in a vise. Cut the bushing out by taking a hacksaw and removing the blade. Put the blade inside of the bushing and re-assemble the hacksaw handle around it. Saw carefully until you cut the bushing ring, but don't hit the control arm itself! Then you can add some Liquid Wrench and press out the rest of the bushing.
Apr 17, How To Replace Lower Control Arm Bushings In Car!Intro and outro is Preacher's Daughter by 3 Inches Of Bloodshrubgrinding.bar?v=YK4mjyTzQ54Bushin. Jun 07, There was no way with the tools I had to extract/beat out etc.
the bushing. Apparently there is a special tool just for this, although it is likeso not practical unless you have a fleet of e's. What I ended up doin was taking the whole lower control arm off (4 bolts basicly) and taking it to a shop to have them change the bushing.