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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-21-2005, 02:26 PM Thread Starter
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rear control arm bushings split

I was washing the sand out from under my car (drove on the beach what a mess) and I noticed that there are some rubber bushings that are split and grease was oozing out on both sides on the rear lower control arm. It is a little arm about 10 inches long that is running next to the main rear lower control arm.
I cleaned the dirt (and sand) out and put some fresh grease on the busted rubber bushings. I hope this problem is not a similar problem like that occurs on the front upper A arm. It looks like major work to replace these bushings. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-22-2005, 09:17 AM Thread Starter
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I would recommend to all readers to get under your car and check this problem out and BTW, it is not easy to find. I hope this problem is not as potentially dangerous as when the front A arm bushings crack allowing dirt and water to enter, then the ball joint failing and finally the wheel comming off. Maybe my car is the only one with this problem.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-22-2005, 03:15 PM
 
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I take it your talking about the rear sway bar bushings those are an easy replacement and i believe if they do happen to brake it wouldnt cause you to loose control just a wavey back end
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