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Important : Place ignition cylinder in locked position, if removing left side upper control arm, or damage to the SIR coil may result.
Notice : Support front brake rotor to prevent weight from damaging front brake hose.
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Notice : When fasteners are removed, always reinstall them at the same location from which they were removed. If a fastener needs to be replaced, use the correct part number fastener for that application. Fasteners that are not reused, and those requiring thread locking compound will he called out. The correct torque value must be used when installing fasteners that require it. If the above conditions are not followed, parts or system damage could result.
I have included a link to the tools needed to press the bushings out of and back into the control arms. Alternatively you can use an air chisel to drive the bushings from the control arms. Or you could take the control arms to a machine shop to have the bushings pressed.
The shaft has a shoulder on it and will not come out until one of the bushings is removed.