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Remove and replace 2006 chev trailblazer front lower control…

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Remove and replace 2006...

Remove and replace 2006 chev trailblazer front lower control bushing

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Trailblazer yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, what pullers will I need

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Hello, let me get some info. please stand by.

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Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

Is your vehicle 2wd or 4wd?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
4wd
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
no
Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

No need to call, ignore the auto mated pop up.

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Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

You will need a Steering Linkage/Tie Rod Puller and a Ball Joint Remover

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
tell me how its done
Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

I have also attached the manufacture provided procedure for the replacament

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Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Do you have any other questions?

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Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
why do I have to remove the lower control arm? can't the bushing be pressed out in place?
Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

Without removing it you will not have enough room to use the ball joint tool

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
can't it be driven out with a hammer and drift?
Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

It is pressed in. Hammering it will not help at all.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
if tool J24319-B can be put in there to remove shock module yoke why can't another tool press the bushing out?
Chevy Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 11 months ago

This is the procedure provided by the manufacture. You dont have to do it exactly as showed. If you think you can get the tool in place and use it without removing the part you can do that to.

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Is there anything else i can help you with?

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