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Control Arm Bushing
The Control Arm Bushing is attached to the ends of the upper and lower control arms. It consists of an inner metal sleeve, outer metal sleeve and a rubber bushing. The control arm bushing is a hinged dampener that cushions the suspension. Its function is to provide a more manageable and quiet ride. Without bushings, the ends of the control arms will be connected to the frame of the vehicle, which would result in metal to metal contact. This will cause clunking, as the vehicle's suspension system moves over bumps and other deviations.
The bushings deteriorate over time affecting the automobile's handling and alignment. A bad control arm bushing affects the tire's vertical angle. This prevents the tires from making full contact with the road.
Symptoms of a faulty control arm bushing include premature tire wear and difficulty in steering. The automobile may veer slightly or wildly to the right or left, depending on the severity of the bushing wear. If you experience any of the symptoms mentioned above, you should consider inspecting your control arm bushing. At Buy Auto Parts we stock a wide variety of control arm bushing for every car make and model.
We have genuine OEM replacements and premium aftermarket parts. All our car parts are thoroughly tested and come with a warranty. To view the parts that fit your vehicle, select the right year, make and model of your car on our online catalog. At Buy Auto Parts you will find high-quality control arm bushing at unbeatable prices, and free shipping. If you have any questions about our car parts, call our toll-free support line 1-888-907-7225 or email us at [email protected].