Problem Description and Possible Solution
Failure of the front control arm bracket bushings—often referred to as thrust rod bushings—is moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.
Average mileage: 85,992 (35,000–123,000)
27 people reported this problem
Replaced by dealer at 35,000 under warranty because they were "blown out". Replaced again by dealer at 42.000 because they were "totally worn out" Not sure what the deal is but I cringe when I see a pot hole. Car not under warranty anymore. Sport Suspension.