Lateral Arm Bushings
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What is a lateral arm bushing?
A lateral arm bushing is a metal cylinder with a rubber coating that connects the vehicle's lateral arm to the frame. It helps to absorb road shock and keep the car stable while driving.
What is the purpose of a lateral arm bushing?
The lateral arm bushing is designed to reduce vibrations and absorb road shock, helping to keep the car stable while driving. It also helps to reduce wear and tear on other suspension components.
How do I know if my lateral arm bushing needs to be replaced?
If your car is exhibiting more vibration than usual, and/or if you hear a knocking sound when you turn the steering wheel, it may be a sign that your lateral arm bushings are worn out.
Can a faulty lateral arm bushing cause damage to other parts of the suspension?
Yes, a worn out lateral arm bushing can cause additional wear and tear on other suspension components.
How do I replace a lateral arm bushing?
- Lift the car up with a jack and secure it with jack stands.
- Remove the bolts connecting the lateral arm to the frame.
- Remove the old lateral arm bushing and install the new one.
- Reattach the lateral arm and bolts to the frame.
- Lower the car off the jack stands.