May 15, Todays how to video is on removing and replacing your upper control arm and ball fallen tree by river on your chevy truck. its a pretty simple do it yourself job, that just.
Jul 05, Remove the 18mm nut securing the upper control arm ball joint to the knuckle. With the nut removed, pull the control arm free from the knuckle. At this point there is no tension on the camber bolts of the two attachment brackets. Figure 9. Jack up the wheel knuckle to loosen tension from the upper control arm. Step 7 – Remove the old upper control arm. 6. Remove upper control arm flange bolts and spin arm degrees to gain access to the control arm bushings.
Removal Instructions:(Using Optional “C-Clamp” Adapter Kit) 7. Install receiver tube over large end of bushing and install extractor plug on small end of bushing. (See Fig. 1 & 2) 8. Oct 22, The experts at 1A Auto show you how to replace the front control arms on your Chevy Silverado or GMC Sierra.
step 1:Disconnecting the Strut.
This just relieves a little pressure so that we can then lift the upper control arm up, and get the ball joint lined up and then back into place, and then once it's all set, we'll actually jack the suspension back up until it's basically in the position it should be when the vehicle is riding on the ground.
Pull the wire off the 18mm nut on top of the strut. Remove the three 18mm nuts that hold the top of the strut. step 2:Removing the Wheel. Jul 06, Chevrolet Silverado How to Replace Upper Control Arm. One result of serious truck driving is the wearing out of one or more upper control arms, resulting in the added failure of the connection bushings, the ball joints, or all of the above.
Aug 08, Use a 18mm wrench or socket loosen and remove the nut on either side of the arm. 4. Remove the Upper Control Arm. After both nuts have been removed slide the bolts from the control arm mounts while keeping the adjusters in order. To remove the control arm use a upward motion on the arm while pulling outward. 5. Aug 08, 5. Replace the Bushings.
If you are replacing just the bushings then continue with this guide. If you are replacing the entire control arm then continue onto number 6 in this guide. In the image below you can see the old bushing is torn allowing the control arm to wonder around in its mounts which causes brake pull and irregular tire wear.