Is it possible to remove control arm bushings without a press? Find out how we do it in the Budget Build Garage. We'll show you 2 easy (and cheap) ways to re. Jan 25, My stealer told me I need to replace the lower control arm bushings. Says the 1, will make my ride smoother. So in labor costs, would I be better off replacing the lower control arm or going to all the effort to knock out the bushing in the existing arm.
This remove/replace seems a less costly (cheaper) way to bushclear.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins. check out my channel. i have lots of videos about these old school benzes!
subscribe please. Aug 08, Remove the nut using a 14mm or 15mm wrench or socket. There could be a mini taper fit for this connection so you may need to shock it loose much like the ball joint. Grasp the sway bar link and remove it away from the lower control arm mount. This will help the sway bar link stay out of the way during the job. 3. Aug 27, Remove the pieces holding it on (ball joints, shock) and then slowly lower the jack.
Definitely a risk of the spring popping out, but I think it;s pretty minimal. Replacement is the opposite. Slide the spring in, raise just enough with the jack and reconnect everything. WRT to poly bushings. This is a video of replacing upper and lower control arm bushings with energy suspension polyurethane bushings. Here we replace the control arm bushings with.