The control arms are a core element of your vehicle's front suspension. Put simply, they serve as the link that connects the front wheels to your vehicle. One end connects to your wheel assembly, while the other attaches to the vehicle's frame by a control arm bushing.
One end of the control arm connects to your wheel assembly via a steel spindle, while the other attaches to the vehicle's framework.
Types of Control Arm Suspensions
There are two types of control arm suspension systems. A strut type suspension features a lower control arm that connects to the lowermost portion of your front wheel. In a control arm suspension system, there are also upper control arms -- instead of a strut -- that connect to the top area of the wheel.
How to Spot Control Arm Issues
Even the best control arms can wind up wearing out, or get bent or damaged from an impact. If that happens, your safe handling is quickly put at risk. Signs of trouble include:
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