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The nut that is in the body for the upper rear control arm for my 99 jeep grand cherokee is loose now. Is there any way to access this so i can tighten the bolt that is now flopping and making the banging in the rear end?

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Have you tried tightening the bolt yet? There are no access points that is for sure. If you have tried tightening it and the nut is just spinning you might be able to tac weld it back on with a MIG welder.

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