Method of assembly and disassembly of metal-rubber-metal bushings with insert (Manual #27)

For some bushings, there is an additional element that is located inside the bushing and which has a flange on one side. The instructions below show how to properly replace the metal-rubber-metal bushing and use the original inner insert.

Before replacement

Removing the old bushing


A – Press
B – Auxiliary bushing for pressing out
C – Bushing metall-rubber-metall
D – Inner insert
E – Control arm
F – Bushing to support the control arm


We cut the properly dismantled element

A – We cut it open to reach the inner insert
B – Inner insert



A – Surfaces to be greased
B – Auxiliary bushing for pressing in
C – The new insert TEDGUM
D – Control arm
E – Bushing to support the control arm, bigger than the control arm socket

We press in the new insert using a press. Lubricate the indicated places with the included grease.


Correctly pressed new TEDGUM insert


A – Rotate the element
B – Press
C – Insert from the old bushing
D – The new TEDGUM insert
E – Control arm
F – Support

Prepare the old inner insert


We press all the elements together


The process of pressing in the old inner insert


Correctly installed element

Manual shown above is just a presentation showing how the repair procedure can be made. TEDGUM® company does not bear responsibility for any errors in the manual and incorrect interpretation of the manual. Repair should be preceded by skilled personnel with the use of appropriate tools and with keeping all the safety means. All rights reserved.

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