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Old 08-05-2005, 09:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Sway Bar Bushings

I am new to the forum and looking for some guidance. I have a 2001 MDX Touring with 61000 miles. I took my truck into the dealership for a scratching sound in the dash and they told me that they could not hear that noise, but did need to replace my sway bar bushings. (they heard something I didn't)
I contacted a friend who told me that bushings should not need to be replaced at this mileage, Acura Client Services say they are a wear and tear item. I'm interested in finding out what some of you have to say. Has anyone else had this problem?
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Old 08-05-2005, 10:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forum, Meregold!

I did a search for "sway bar bushing", and it came up with only one thread: http://www.acuramdx.org/forums/showt...g&pagenumber=2 . Only one of the replies was really helpful, and it talked about lubing the bushing with silicone spray. Take a look.

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Thanks for the info

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Welcome to the forum, Meregold!

I did a search for "sway bar bushing", and it came up with only one thread: http://www.acuramdx.org/forums/showt...g&pagenumber=2 . Only one of the replies was really helpful, and it talked about lubing the bushing with silicone spray. Take a look.

BTW, the search function is VERY useful!
Hi. I read the thread you recommended and noticed that the 2nd posting down mentioned a service bulletin to replace suspension bushings for the '01 MDX. Any chance you can help me find the bulletin number?
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Old 08-08-2005, 08:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I had my Stablizer Bushings replaced @ 75K miles par number 51306-S3V-A00. $4.93 ea plus an hour of labor. No longer making noise.
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