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2006 Subaru Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Auto Black Int

2006 Subaru Legacy Wagon (Natl)
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All Wheel Drive, 4 Door Wagon, Mid-Size Station Wagon
19 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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January 21, 2012, 10:36 am

George K

Question: Both Control arm bushings replacement cost?

During oil change service, I was advised that the left and right control arm bushings were worn and should be replaced

January 22, 2012, 9:58 pm

Ron W
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Please check our Repair Cost Calculator for estimates.

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January 23, 2012, 6:45 am

George K

Control arm bushings were not listed

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January 23, 2012, 10:28 pm

Ron W
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If its the front control arms bushings labor is about 2.5 hours to do both sides.
If its the rear control arms bushings, its about 2 hours to do both sides.

Add an alignment ($100) and the cost of the bushings (probably less than $50 total)

So you are looking around (at $100 shop labor rate)$400 to $450 to do this job.

Check with your local shop as labor rates vary as does parts costs.

And some shops will sell the whole control arms rather than pressing out and in just the bushings. The labor drops, but the parts costs go way up.

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