remove of frozen trailing arm bushing bolt Jul 07, Jul 6, #1. I'm removing the rear lower control arm got one side, but the other, the outside busing in the trailing arm is stuck.
The bolt is loose, but stuck inside the bushing race, or inner sleeve. So the bolt turns a little, twisting the bushing, but not breaking loose.
The impactor just seems to bounce against the bushing and hasn't Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Jul 14, removing trailing arm/stuck bushing. Jump to Latest Follow is to just take the trailing arm and strut/controller arm assemblies to a shop to remove the dead bolts and bushings.
Now, I can get the shock/controller arm off, but I am having an issue with the compensator arm bolt.
Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. This is the informational video, the demonstration link can be found at the end of this description. click/copy.1)soak bolts in penetrating oil and let the c. Demonstration of lower control arm bolt removal. This can be a real pain in the ass, key is patience and the right tools, in the right order. For the INSTRUC. Nov 22, Dealing with frozen bushing bolt. Jump to Latest Follow the lower control arm may need to be replaced and there is an even bigger bushing bolt on the lower control arm waiting to be removed.
You can probably use that ball joint tool to remove and replace the bushing. I have one, and I've changed similar sized bushings with stumpfelling.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins. Oct 18, It is a labor intensive job, especially where the front bolt goes into the frame/shell and compensator arm. Take your time, use PB Blaster to help loosen the threaded parts. Definitely remove the whole arm so you can press in new bushings.
You should feel quite a difference in the cornering and stability if you do all the bushings on both sides.