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Old 04-23-2021, 04:20 PM   #1
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suspension arm rusted

Good day,

Can someone identify this part (see picture attached ) and tell me if it's fixable?

It is a Yaris 2008 with 292000 KL. Nothing else is rusted. Mechanic A1

Thank you for your help

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Old 04-24-2021, 03:52 PM   #2
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Hi Les here. This appears to be a corrosion issue of the floor pan. My advice would be to take it in to a reputable auto body shop and have them look at it. Or to a Toyota dealership and have them look at it. The last thing you want is the arm to detach whilst driving.
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Old 04-25-2021, 08:53 AM   #3
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That is not a removable part, it is part of the unibody.

Unfortunately it also strengthens the attachment point of the rear axle beam. That would be a tough area to weld in new metal as it has a lot of tight curves.

I'm sure there is a shop that could do it, I'm just not sure it would make sense financially.

IMO the dealership is not the right place to have this looked at and fixed
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DIY repair if that area happened here
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