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View Poll Results: Has your car needed a rear alignment after the rear arms were epoxied?
No, my car has not needed alignment 2 28.57%
Yes, and I paid for the repairs 1 14.29%
Yes, and Toyota paid for the repairs 3 42.86%
No, I refused to allow the dealer to epoxy the arms 1 14.29%
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 09-12-2017, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by RTexasF View Post
Pardon my ignorance but..... are there two to replace or just one?
Two, one on each side. Best price I found on eBay is around $150 for a pair.

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Mine needed an alignment. I made Toyota replace my recalled epoxied ones with adjustable ones when I found out.

I went for an alignment at a non-Toyota place since they owned me an alignment and was told it was already aligned.

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Moog tech support tells me that they sell upper and lower adjustable arms for the 2009 rear. Seems odd that Toyota only provides a adjustable lower and then of course epoxies it so it cant be adjusted again. I do see a different supplier on the net that sells an adjustable upper as well. I need a really good alignment shop. Also I am a little worried that if I install the moog parts, will that duplicate the condition that initiated the Toyota recall in the first place?
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