Q: What is the shop time for lower control arm replacement on a 2006 Cadillac DTS?

asked by on January 15, 2017

How many hours labor for lower controll arm replacement mentioned on each side separately

My car has 86000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The labor to replace the lower control arm on one side is between 1 to 1 1/2 hours in a shop environment, depending on the bolts and if there is any rust or if the ball joint will not come out easy out of the steering knuckle.

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