Helpful Automotive Resources
November 27, 2019 How to Replace a Front Lower Control ArmControl arm replacement can be difficult—especially if the vehicle’s suspension is rusted and corroded. Separating the ball joint from the steering knuckle can be tricky, too, if you’ve never done the job before. And, oh yeah, you’ll want to get your car’s alignment checked after replacing the control arm.
Front Lower November 26, 2019 How to Diagnose a Faulty Control ArmReading Time: 3 minutesControl arms are basically just big hunks of metal. Unless they suffer impact damage from, say, a collision, they rarely fail. Instead, what usually require replacement are the bushings and ball joints that are built into the control arm.
November 21, 2019 Common Control Arm SymptomsWhen it comes to car parts, control arms don’t get a lot of attention. Instead, it’s all about engines and transmissions. You know, the big, expensive stuff. But control arms are important, too. And they can be a real bear to replace if they’re rusted or seized in place.