Q: Is there another car i can use bushings off of? Can't find my cars bushing for lower control arms 1999 Mitsubishi Diamante

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I've been looking into trying to find bushings from another Mitsubishi that can fit on my Mitsubishi

My car has 206187 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - on this specific model, the bushing is pre-installed in the control arm by suppliers. For aluminum control arms such as this one, it is generally not a good idea to field-repair the control arm. The act of pressing out the old bushing, and pressing in the new one, does not maintain the "press-fit" of factory installed bushings. This leads to loose suspension motion, and a potential failure. Much different situation with steel control arms. I recommend a control arm replacement performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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