Thread: Thrust arm
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Old 08-27-2010, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
Can someone break it to me gently ... What IS a thrust arm? What does it do?

Why do you guys replace them (how do we know if they're bad)?

I keep hearing this term but I have no clue what it is.
I agree it's confusing jargon for what others may refer to as the control arm - see #5 in the link below. The culprit bushing is #6.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...64&hg=31&fg=05
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