Turns out it is way cheaper and looks a whole lot easier than replacing the ball joint by itself.
Dealer wantsout the door for ball joint and alignment. I dont think so!!!! Trailblazer SS - @mph. treefalling.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. Please note, this isn't a simple job however if you are simply replacing the parts with new ones it should be a day job depending on how fast you are wi.
Jul 14, First jack up the lower control arm at the point where it connects to the wheel knuckle. Raise it enough to release the downward pressure from rural king bush trimmers, 1960 Peabody MA shock absorber.
Figure Jack up the lower control arm near the knuckle. Remove the 21mm nut that holds the bottom of the shock absorber to the rear of the lower control arm; Then slide out the 21mm bolt.
REMOVAL. 1) Raise and support vehicle. 3) Remove the steering knuckle. Remove the bolts fastening the power steering cooler to the front suspension cradle crossmember reinforcement (Fig. 21). 5) Remove the lower control arm rear bushing retainer bolts located on each side of each lower control arm rear bushing.
1 Reply. HMAC EXPERT. Normally the lower control arm is replaced as an assembly surprised you found bushings. Arrow point to ones you don't want to replace. Check out the diagrams (Below). Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
Image (Click to. Dec 06, Trailblazer SS. Joined Jun 5. 30, Posts. #11 Dec 5, we allready did the upper a arms the right way drew and the front drop struts with stock springs might as well do both sides lowers. You saw the same thing i saw on the front end when we worked on it. Jul 20, 1) Raise and support vehicle. 3) Remove the steering knuckle. Remove the bolts fastening the power steering cooler to the front suspension cradle crossmember reinforcement (Fig.
21). 5) Remove the lower control arm rear bushing retainer bolts located on each side of each lower control arm rear bushing. RockAuto ships auto parts and body parts from over manufacturers to customers' doors worldwide, all at warehouse prices. Easy to use parts catalog. Aug 13, Having trouble removing control arm bushings - Answered by a verified Chevy Mechanic Chevrolet Repair Questions?
Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP. Ask an Expert, Get an Answer ASAP! If you cannot remove the bushings by hand, and if you do not have a press then you will need to have a machine shop do it for you.