Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007 Discussion, 03 CTS Rear upper control arm bolt (front) in Cadillac CTS Coupe, Sport Sedan and Sport Wagon Forums; image.jpg I've searched around but haven't come across the answer, so if it has been told pleas forgive me. So ...
- 10-02-13 09:14 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
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03 CTS Rear upper control arm bolt (front)
image.jpgI've searched around but haven't come across the answer, so if it has been told pleas forgive me. So the clunk on right turn takeoff is the right rear ball joint being loose in the actual control arm. I have the replacement control arm with ball joint. I have the ball joint off, rear bolt off of the control arm in front of the spare tire tub, but the front bolt I cannot figure out how to get it out. It hits the frame. I've seen a bunch I posts relating to changing the bushings, but none on the actual bolt removal. The bolt head goes right to the frame. Probably going to cut the end of the bolt off and put the new one in with nut end towards the frame for easier removal. Any ideas?