Helpful Automotive Resources
November 27, 2019 How to Replace a Front Lower Control ArmIf you decide to have a professional replace your control arm, which is a smart move if you’re uncertain of your mechanical prowess, expect to pay anywhere from around $500 to well over $1,000. The job can be even more costly if you have a high-end luxury or performance car.
November 26, 2019 How to Diagnose a Faulty Control ArmOn some cars, the bushings and joints are non-serviceable, meaning the entire control arm must be replaced when these items go bad. Other times, it’s just more efficient to replace the entire control arm instead of the individual joints and bushings, which are often press-fit and difficult to remove.
Front Control November 21, 2019 Common Control Arm SymptomsFor example, I recently had to replace the electric power steering rack in my car—a job that involves removing the subframe. I figured that, while I was at it, I would replace the control arms since their bushings were worn.