Removal of metal-rubber-metal bushing and installation of non-glued metal-PU or metal-rubber bushing (Manual No. 16)

How to correctly replace 3-parts bushings?

Before replacing

Removal process

1

A – To remove the bushing push upper surface of the inner bushing with the use of press
B – Press
C – Outer bushing
D – Inner bushing with rubber
E – Control arm
F – Place blocks under control arm

Remove the inner sleeve with the rubber, leaving the outer bushing in the socket

2

After removing the inner bushing along with the rubber, it is necessary to clean the outer bushing from rubber residues

Correctly disassembled element

ATTENSION!

A – Remember to make a chamfer before installing the new element

B – Before assembly, thoroughly clean the entire socket of all contamination

C – Outer bushing
D – Control arm
E – Inner bushing with rubber

Installation

1

A – Surfaces to be covered with grease
B – Press
C – New polyurethane/rubber insert
D – Outer bushing
E – Control arm

All elements should be properly lubricated with the supplied grease

2

A – Surfaces to be covered with grease
B – Press
C – Inner bushing
D – New polyurethane/rubber insert
E – Outer bushing

Press the new polyurethane insert on its half length, then press it.

3

Push the new insert until the lower flange comes out of the lower part of the control arm.

4

Press the insert from the bottom to align it.

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 proceded by skilled personel with the use of appriopriate tools and with keeping all the safety means. All rights reserved.

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