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Nightmare of replacing outer tie rods and control arms.

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nightmare of replacing outer tie rods and control arms
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: malibu 2009
JA: Are you fixing your Malibu yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, shop wanted 1k in labor cost alone for this job, looks from various videos like it should be straightforward, not sure on the control arm
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
That would be good, trying to figure out how to replace control arm (lower). I have all 3 bolts/nuts removed, the 4th one (the one closest to the front of the car by the engine), I have the nut off, but the bolt is too long to pull out , think I'm missing something there. Or am I in over my head on this?