Auto Systems and Repair: Control Arm Bushing

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Suspension may make a knocking and/or squeaking noise when going over bumps
  • Vehicle may wander
  • Uneven tire wear

Related Repair Advice

  • If possible, we recommend replacing control arm bushings as a set, especially on vehicles subject to heavy usage.
  • In some cases, the control arm must be replaced in order to replace the bushings
  • Replacing the control may affect the alignment's settings. We recommend a four-wheel alignment when the ball joints are replaced.