HOW DO YOU REMOVE THE REAR CONTROL ARM

  • Tiny
  • demonsdc
  • 2001 Ford Escape
  • 180,000 miles

I need to replace the wheel bearing on a rear wheel. It is a 2 wheel drive. I can manage to get the ball joints off. But I can't get the bushing end of the control arm out. How do you do this

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Monday, March 19th, 2012 AT 5:58 PM

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  • 2CarPros Ken
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Hello there,

Here are a couple guides that will help you get going in the right direction.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/rear-axle-seal-replacement

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/bearing-press-how-to-use

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/lower-control-arm-bushing-replacement

Please let us know how it goes we are here to help.

Best, Ken

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