Need help! Having trouble replacing front suspension bushings

Asked by Dec 12, 2008 at 06:35 PM about the 1994 Nissan Sentra Limited (1994.5)

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I'm replacing all of the rubber suspension bushings on my car since it has 385K miles on it and they're all cracked and broken. I bought the Energy Suspension Hyperflex Kit to replace them all and I'm having trouble getting the old front lower control arm (or as Nissan calls them "Transverse Links") forward bushings out. Has anyone replaced these before? It seems to me that they need to be pressed out somehow but I don't know what tool is needed to do the job. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.  

2 Answers

100

That's a big project. There are tools you can purchase to take out the lower control arm. I guess you can use a pickle fork and hammer.

100

That's a big project. There are tools you can purchase to take out the control arm. I guess you can use a pickle fork and hammer.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Nissan Sentra Questions

Nissan Sentra Experts

#1 L_R
L_R
Reputation 1,190
#2 Doran Harney
Doran Harney
Reputation 1,090
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 930
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
1,350 Great Deals out of 86,045 listings starting at $695
Used Toyota Corolla
1,417 Great Deals out of 69,993 listings starting at $988
Used Honda Civic
1,173 Great Deals out of 67,654 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,525 Great Deals out of 101,602 listings starting at $700
Used Honda Accord
1,264 Great Deals out of 78,832 listings starting at $969
Used Nissan Maxima
516 Great Deals out of 25,500 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Elantra
939 Great Deals out of 53,181 listings starting at $1,450
Used Hyundai Sonata
1,003 Great Deals out of 50,140 listings starting at $700
Used Volkswagen Jetta
753 Great Deals out of 30,204 listings starting at $1,100

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra For Sale
20,815 listings starting at $11,605
2016 Nissan Sentra For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 15,568 listings starting at $9,999
2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
287 Great Deals out of 4,898 listings starting at $8,495
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
171 Great Deals out of 3,448 listings starting at $5,580
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
160 Great Deals out of 3,333 listings starting at $4,995