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97 cavalier lower control arm bushing replace

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SOURCE: need to replace upper & lower control arm bushings

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Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My mechanic told me that the control arm bushings

i will not suggest you doing this in your grage because you could severily hurt yourself because the sping is hunder extream pressure and if tooken apart wrong the spring can kill you. and also it will need a wheel alignment after this procedure.
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Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: removal/replacement of upper control arm bushing

the a arms need to be removed, and the bushings pressed in and out , then you will need to reinstall them and the truck will need a front end alignment. You really need a qualified person to do this.

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

SOURCE: 1998 cavalier, front brakes I just

I would say your brake work wasn't done correctly,wouldn't you

Did it pull with the old brakes? Doubt it

Control Arm Bushings -- I would resolve the brake issues
first & need a really good reason to do the control arm bushings

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Posted on Aug 02, 2011

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sometimes it can end up cheaper replacing the whole lower control arm rather than just the bushing due to the labor/time it takes to remove and replace just the bushing get a second opinion to be sure

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How do u replace lower control arm bushes nissan navara d22 duel cab 4wd 1997 , do u need to drop torsion bar and if so what's the best way to do this


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1998 cavalier, front brakes I just had new front brakes and rotors. They asked to install Control arm bushings and lower control arm bushing. I declined. Now the car pulls to the left when I brake. Why?...


I would say your brake work wasn't done correctly,wouldn't you

Did it pull with the old brakes? Doubt it

Control Arm Bushings -- I would resolve the brake issues
first & need a really good reason to do the control arm bushings

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Aug 02, 2011 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Need to replace the lower control Arm. Is there a procedure available?


Please be mindful to carefully note the position of the old parts as you disassemble the suspension, then follow these steps to do the re-installation:

REMOVAL

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Raise and safely support the vehicle.

3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.

4. Remove and discard the tension strut-to-control arm nut, then pull off the dished washer.

When separating the control arm from the steering knuckle, do not use a hammer. Be careful not to damage the ball joint boot seal.

5. Remove and discard the control arm-to-steering knuckle pinch bolt. Using a small prybar, spread the pinch joint slightly, then separate the control arm from the steering knuckle. A drift punch may be used to remove the bolt, but be very careful not to damage the ball joint boot seal.

Do not allow the halfshaft to move outward, or the tripod CV-joint internal parts could separate, causing failure of the joint.

6. Remove and discard the lower control arm inner pivot bolt and nut.

7. Remove the lower control arm from the frame and the tension strut.

INSTALLATION

Make sure the front washer is at the strut-to-lower control arm attachment.

8. Insert the strut into the inner bushing.

9. Position the lower control arm into the subframe bracket, using a new nut and bolt. Tighten to 73-97 ft. lbs. (98-132 Nm).

10. Assemble the lower control arm ball joint stud to the steering knuckle, making sure the ball stud groove is positioned properly. Be very careful not to damage the lower control arm seal.

11. Insert a new pinch bolt and nut, then tighten to 40-53 ft. lbs. (53-72 Nm).

12. Clean the strut threads to remove dirt and/or debris.

13. Install the dished washer, with its dished side away from the control arm bushing. Install a new nut on the strut and tighten to 73-97 ft. lbs. (98-132 Nm).

14. Install the wheel and tire assembly, tightening the lug nuts to 85-105 ft. lbs. (115-142 Nm), then carefully lower the vehicle.

I hope this helps.

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You can replace just the bushings!, and the job should be MUCH less than that. If your in the Maine area, please give me an email at chris@expertvolvo.com

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2001 Volvo s80 has left/right lower control arms Cracks noticed


the bushings are most likely what he was saying is cracke go to fcp groton .com buy the parts yourself and pay some one to install them it is common

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2003 Cavalier, I have a rattling/graning sounds coming from the front end. Already replaced a bad wheel bearing and end link, so its better, but still have this noise.


Take a look at the lower control arm rear bushings..Also look at the sway bar for bad bushing and stabilizer links.The exhaust towards the manifold,And or struts,Hope this helps you find the problem..Have a great night

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Hi,
I just did this job on my 98 regal, and I own the service manuals also. The lower control arm bushing that usually goes, is the front one. The rear one doesn't usually go, it is horizontally mounted. The front one for some reason is vertical. The control arm must be removed, and put in a vise. The front bushings outer metal sleeve, must be driven out with a chisel. It comes out easily. The new bushing can be tapped in with a hammer. Hope this helps!
JOEVETTE

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Loud creaking noise coming from one of the arms that connects to wheel


Sounds like the upper or lower control arm bushings.If it only happens when you make a turn its the axle thats bad.

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