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Q: The bushings are pressed in the control arms

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The bushings are pressed in the control arms.

The repair is intensive and requires several special tools. In this case, it appears that the control arms will have to be removed and replaced. The repair will improve your stability and tire wear. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, can assist you with diagnosis and repair to safely get your vehicle back on the road.

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