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    Default Discovery 3 front lower control arms.. How long should they last?

    Hi guys

    I have a 2005 D3 V8 which had its control arms replaced around 190 000km and it is now on 225 000km... im getting ALOT of creeks and squeaks coming from the from suspension.. I took it to a suspension specialist who said that the lower control arms are making this sound and that the bushes are worn.... it is normal for them to fail within 40 000km?

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    Default Re: Discovery 3 front lower control arms.. How long should they last?

    Depends, were just bushes replaced or complete arms?
    Are you sure its not the anti roll bar bushes squeaking, also common. Control arms normally clunk
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    Default Re: Discovery 3 front lower control arms.. How long should they last?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hamtheman View Post
    Depends, were just bushes replaced or complete arms?
    Are you sure its not the anti roll bar bushes squeaking, also common. Control arms normally clunk

    Thanks for your reply, I had my anti toll bar bushes replaced (front and rear at the same time)... very confusing

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    Default Re: Discovery 3 front lower control arms.. How long should they last?

    I have a set of those control arms here with me. I will be making a set of bushes. I will update here.

    Actually RRS, but I am told they are the same thing.
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    Default Re: Discovery 3 front lower control arms.. How long should they last?

    The standard Brit part arms donít last very long.

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