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Old 06-02-2009, 05:37 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever replaced these? In replacing wheel bearings, I had to put some muscle into lostening a few bolts and while doing so, I noticed a good bit of play in these busihings. Apparently, that'* the rattle that I've been hearing when I go over bumps! I have been trying to figure that out!
Anyway, I'm wondering if the bushings have to be pressed in. If so, you'd have to take the entire A-Frame off of the car.
If they slide in and out with the tap of a hammer, I think this project is one I can tackle myself. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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According to the 2000 FSM, the lower control arm bushings are not serviceable. The assembly must be replaced.
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You've got to be kidding me! That part'* got to cost an outrageous amount of money! I can't understand why the bushings can't be replaced. I found the parts for a 01-03 on e-bay. Are you sure?
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You've got to be kidding me! That part'* got to cost an outrageous amount of money! I can't understand why the bushings can't be replaced. I found the parts for a 01-03 on e-bay. Are you sure?
If were talking the same bushings...and according to my FSM...I'm sure.
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