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Old 11-25-2009, 10:37 AM   #1
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my front lower control arm bushings are bad cant seem to find bushings anywherenew control arm is $270.00 does anyone know where i can get a better price on this control arm or where i could get just the new bushings
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Is this what your talking about? https://www.gmforum.com/t285040/ These are universal bushings. Get them at autozone.
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no not sway bay bushings lower control arm
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Check out RockAuto Auto Parts They have great prices.
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Other than used, you are probably looking at Dealer only. Lower cost online dealers are:

GM Parts Direct: Your direct source for Genuine GM Parts

Monster Parts Online

Monster is usually better when considering total cost with shipping.

Another consideration to look into:
On some í00+ cars, the control arm bushings are liquid filled.
When customers complained about excessive vibration, GM had dealers replace the regular bushings with this type. (Iím not sure if any cars came off the line with these or not).
I have heard of failures on the liquid filled ones where the fluid leaks out and they become sloppy.

My non-liquid filled ones are still fine after 10+ years and 200k+ miles.
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ok thanks for the info i looked everywhere for them i ended up buying newfrom a dealer that had it in stock thanks fro the websites for future use .
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your lucky GM canada wanted $700 up here and us dealer I called wanted $425
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