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Use a 17mm socket to remove the bolts securing the control arm bushing brackets to the frame.
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Use a gear puller to separate the bushing/bracket from the end of the control arm. It's likely that the outer part of the bushing will tear away from the inner. If it does, use the gear puller again to remove the inner part of the bushing from the control arm. May 31, I used a gear puller, press and deep impact sockets as right size press attachments. get the gear puller as tight as you can to the inner sleeve and press the rubber off. once that is off, use the grinder again to cut the inner metal sleeve off the control arm.
once that is done, time for the forward bushing. Feb 03, Is it possible to remove control arm bushings without a press? Find out how we do it in the Budget Build Garage. We'll show you 2 easy (and cheap) ways to re.
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Jul 31, E46 Front Control Arm Bushing (FCAB) Gear Puller Tool. Dec 08, I went ahead and used the same gear puller on the rear-upper arms, but used a larger gas torch to heat the rubber. This thing fried the rubber very quick, I was able to push out the bushings with some strenght on my part (the gear puller did a good job). I then hacksawd the sleeve and out it.
Aug 27, Three bolts in these three rods have the same issue, I think. If a bolt like that corrodes inside of the bushing (inside of the metal tube that sits inside of the bushing), then it is dead seized.
As I mentioned above, I tried to push it out using a gear-puller, but I broke the gear puller (it was a cheap set from Harbor, but still). Oct 29, How to Replace Control Arm Bushings (EASY) Maybe you could try a 3 jaw gear puller for removal of the rear bushing? Center pin of the puller pushes against the shaft on the control arm, and the jaws pull back against the OE bushing. You can rent (free with a deposit) a gear puller at most auto parts takedownstump.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.
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