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Nightmare of replacing outer tie rods and control arms.

Nightmare of replacing outer...

Nightmare of replacing outer tie rods and control arms

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

Malibu 2009

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

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

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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?
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