Mechanics

REPLACEMENT OF BUSHINGS

2001 BMW 316

Suspension problem
2001 BMW 316 Two Wheel Drive Manual 185000 miles

Hi,

I bought the above BMW (1.9L) and was told buy the seller thatthe front wheels need new Bushings, is thisa hard job and any idea of the cost?

Many Thanks,

Rory

P.S. Living in Ireland2.
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Kenoscore
November 23, 2009.



This may have been a reference to the front lower control arm bracket, also called a bushing. It is not difficult to replace, but it does require a special tool to get the old brackets off the lower control arms. 31-12-6-757-623 is the part number.

Dr. Hagerty
Nov 23, 2009.