1999 Outback. 95000 miles. Noticed spots on the driveway for the past few weeks. All on the left side. But a couple have also shown up on the right side recently. Clearish liquid. Looked underneath and the only things that appeared to be leaking and in line with the spots on the driveway were the front control arm bushings. There appear to be posts here about replacing these. Local dealer wants $450 for both (parts and labor). I would like to know what are the pros and cons of delaying replacement. Don't understand what these do. I'm not going to replace myself. Likely go to dealer or subaru specialty shop (which is closed till 1/2 so don't know how much he wants). Images of two bushings attached. Thanks.
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