Replacement of metal-polyurethane-metal and metal-rubber-metal non-glued bushings manual(Manual #17)

Some bushing can be available in construction composed of 3 elements. This solution is more popular for polyurethane bushings, but can be also found in elements with the rubber. While replacement elements in this solution it is important to press these 3 elements in the correct order. Additionally, it is important to push the inner pushing while the polyurethane/rubber element is pressed to the 2/3 of its height. Below is manual how correctly handle that type of bushings.

How correctly place 3-elements bushing?

Before replacement

Removing the bushing


1 – Rotate element
2 – While removing bushing press on the upper surface of outer bushing
3 – Press
4 – Auxillary bushing for pressing out
5 – Outer bushing
6 – Inner bushing with rubber/polyurethane
7 – Control arm
8 -While removing bushing press on the upper surface of outer bushing


Correctly removed element


Before installation of new bushing precisely clean socket

1 – Control arm
2 – Outer bushing
3 – Inner bushing with rubber/polyurethane



1 – Surfaces to be greased
2 – Auxiliary bushing (used for removal)
3 – Outer bushing
4 – Control arm
5 – Auxiliary bushing bigger than control arm socket


1 – Surfaces to be greased
2 – Polyurethane/rubber insert
3 – 2/3 of height

Polyurethane/rubber insert push up to 2/3 of its height


1 – Surfaces to be greased

While pushing inner bushing, the polyurethane/rubber insert will be pushed in the same time


Polyurethane/rubber insert needs to be pushed until its flange go out of the outer bushing


1 – Press to align

Aligning inner bushing and polyurethane/rubber insert to socket


Correctly installed insert

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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