Lower control arm bolts stuck

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  1. Jaybird91

    Jaybird91 Member

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    Help, Im having trouble getting the front lower control arm off. The cam bolts seem to be stuck with the inside of the bushings . Any suggestions. I tried a reciprocating saw but it doesn’t seem to work. 764A5A74-CA85-462A-975A-6FFAE35BF8FA.jpeg 4D9841F4-1C42-4F81-91E2-3B0E7B9873F9.jpeg
     
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    Can you apply heat with a torch? Maybe that would burn out the rubber bushing too though.
     
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    Reciprocating saws usually are the best ways to get those bolts out if they're seized. But you need a good high-quality blade.
    The first time I had to cut one of those bolts I started with a cheap blade from Harbor Freight. After half an hour, it still had barely made a dent in the bolt. Got a better blade, and it went through the whole bolt in a couple of minutes.
     
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    Finally got those bolts off. I used a carbide blade and it work . Thanks all for helping
     

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