DIY Control Arm Bushing on a Dodge RAM by Dan Ferrell. Trying to replace the control arm bushings, upper or lower, on your Dodge Ram model without the right tools is next to impossible.
These tools may be expensive to buy, however, a good alternative is to rent them from your local auto parts outlet.
Dodge Dakota Front Wheel Bearing Removal. Sep 22, Description. Energy Suspension HYPER-FLEX polyurethane front control arm bushings for your ''09 Dodge Ram / 4WD truck do not rot or deteriorate from exposure to oils and undertruck chemicals or atmospheric conditions like smog and ozone. Unlike O.E.M. rubber, HYPER-FLEX components will not break down and deteriorate causing mushy. Gen 2 dodge ram control arm bushing replacement. Nov 23, 2wd Dodge Ram QC w/a with Royal Purple 5w in the motor, RP Max ATF in the trans, w in trimed bush, 22201 Arlington VA Auburn LSD rolling on American Racing Dale Earnhart"Tank" 24s wrapped in Pirelli /45/24s (36" tires) Has anyone replaced there lower control arm bushings?
What tools did you use successfuly? The one at O'Reilly was the Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Sep 12, Reaction score. 5. How long do control arm bushing usually last? Just replaced my rear lower control arms today.
I couldn't find the bushings so I just replaced the entire arm. My RAM only has 85, miles on it at 6 yrs old. I'm not too upset because it wasn't expensive and I. What I've found to be the easiest way to remove the lower control arm bushings that are pressed into the FRAME of a x4. 2wd trucks have both l. Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Cart.
Feb 12, The upper control arms have a ball joint that is not replaceable and when its time to replace the ball joint you will have to buy an entire new upper control arm. These come with the bushings.
As for the lower bushings you can order those through our Sponsor ROCKAUTO, they press out with a press. It will be a bit of a job as the entire front.
Dec 30, tek I have a Dodge 4x4 with the Cummins Diesel. Atit was time to start rebuilding the front end. I replaced the ball joints, tie rod ends, trac bar, ect.
Now I am at the point of replacing the control arms, or maybe just the bushings. I am pretty sure the bump I feel in the floorboard is the upper bushing.