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Old 03-02-2016, 05:04 PM
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It has happened to others and there is at least 3 treads on what to do. The last resort is to use a "Sawasall" power Saw and cut through the Bolt or the Arm.

On mine it was the Lower Control Arm Bolt that was stuck but I was eventually able with a combination of heat, penetrating Oil and beating on it. The reason it stuck was the Steel Bolt corroded to the Aluminum tube inside of the bushing.

It might be possible to cut the head of the Bolt off and the Nut end without damaging the sheet metal and then grind one of the bolt ends enough that the arm can be pulled out. But, I have not read of anyone doing that.

If the Ball Joint on the original arm is no good then you do not need to worry about damage to the arm.
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