Replacement of the Honda Civic VIII front control arm bushing insert

How to easily replace the control arm bushing in a Honda Civic VIII. Replacing the entire control arm is a considerable expense. It is also possible to use the original metal sleeve housing. Repair costs can be significantly reduced with the help of the bushing insert 00264466.

00264466 – Front lower arm rear bushing rubber insert (L = R) Honda Civic VIII

The exact replacement process is as follows:

1

Before replacing the insert, mark the appropriate position of the insert in relation to the housing with a line.

2

To remove the used metal-rubber insert from the housing, use a hydraulic or mechanical press.

3

After pressing out, the housing should be thoroughly cleaned of rust and all kinds of contamination. Additionally, check the general condition of the housing.

4

Before pressing, lubricate the internal part of the housing with graphite grease to facilitate the pressing of the element. The insert should be pressed into the housing, taking care to press the press against the outer part of the insert using a properly fitted sleeve.

5

The insert should be pressed into the housing, taking care to press the press against the outer part of the insert using a properly fitted bushing.

6

During pressing in, pay attention to the position of the insert. It should be in the axis of symmetry with the socket for proper bending of the ribs.

7

After all previous operations, the bushing should be preserved against rust, e.g. painted with protective paint.

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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