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Re: Control arm bushing question (archive)

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Posted by Victor on September 27, 2001 at 08:49:35:

In Reply to: Control arm bushing question posted by keith 1994 530ia on September 27, 2001 at 08:38:45:

the bushing will soon wear out (tear). It twists back & forth during normal use. When installed without a load on it, it starts life twisted way off center. One bump & it will twist past it's design point and self distruct.
Does that make sense?
I'm not a mechanic!

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