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Control Arm and Leaf-Spring Bushings: Whether you have stock rubber bushings or aftermarket spherical bushings, they should be inspected regularly for any wear or damage that allows unnecessary movement in the control arm or leaf pack. Occasionally, rubber control arm bushings can be damaged during the installation of a lift or from tearing or binding as a result of extreme articulation that they weren’t designed for. Leaf springs can also suffer from loose or damaged U-bolts, allowing the axle to move around under the chassis on its own.