- Remove wheel - remove caliper and brake pads - remove rotor - you should use a ball-joint separator (a.k.a. pickle-fork) to remove the ball-joint otherwise it is a very difficult process.
Remove wheel and brake caliper, remove caliper frame and ABS cable.Separate tie rod end and ball joint from steering knuckle. Remove hub nut and pull knuckle away from outer cv joint. Insert a thin pry bar between cv inner and transaxle case and jerk it to loosen cv joint. Re-install in reverse order.
you can get the ball joint sepretly
take it to a mechanic!
Unbolt/remove driveshaft. Use U-joint press to remove old U-joint, install new and replace driveshaft.
It is easier to replace the whole hub assembly. -remove wheel - remove caliper, brake pads and disk - disconnect tie rod end (separator required) - undo strut mount bolts - separate ball-joint (separator required)
YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE TIRE AND REMOVE THE SPINDAL IF IT IS A LOWER BALL JOINT THEN YOU HAVE TO PRESS IT OUT AND PRESS IT BACK IN WITH A BALL JOINT PRESS IF IT IS AN UPPER BALL JOINT THEN YOU HAVE TO REPLACE THE UPPER CONTOL ARM AND HAVE THE VEHICLE ALIGNED
Remove the rear U-Joint and be very careful not to loose caps or any needle bearings. Uses lock rings to hold it in place. Tape it together with duck tape. Now pull the drive shaft out of the transmission and remove the front U-Joint from the driveshaft and replace it. Reinstall in reverse order.
Remove the tire and wheel. Remove the brake assembly and rotor. Remove the retaining nut from the ball joint. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer. Reverse the process to install the new ball joint.
The grinding noise in the front of a 1990 Dodge Caravan could be a cv joint. If it is, it probably only grinds when you take a sharp turn. There is one located on each side.
Remove the tire and wheel. Remove the ball joint nut. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer or mallet. Reverse the process to install the new ball joint.
Remove the tire and wheel. Remove the brake assembly and rotor. Remove the ball joint retaining nut. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer. Reverse the process to install the new ball joint.
Jack the car out and remove the wheel. Remove the ball joint nut. Pound the ball joint out with a sledgehammer. Reverse the process to install the new ball joint
For the lower ball joint, remove the lower control arm and the ball joint seal. Press the ball joint from the control arm. Press the new ball joint into the lower control arm ensuring it is fully seated, install a new seal and the lower control arm.
don't repalce just the cv joint. You should purchase a rebuilt axle, it will be cheaper and easier. You should be able to get a repair manual from you local library. This should be a fairly straight forward job.
You will need to remove the tire and wheel from your Oldsmobile. Remove the retaining not on top of the ball joint. Pound the ball joint out. Reverse the process to install your new lower ball joint.
This for the 4x4 version, remove the caliper and brake assembly, remove the spindle nut (large bar or very large impact) remove the lower ball joint nut slowly with a jack under the ball joint and gently release the pressure on the suspension eventually lowering the jack. swing the wheel hub assembly a side and remove the axle. place the joint in a supported vise and remove the retainer clips that hold the u-joint stable in the joint housing, gently with a socket the same sixe of the u-joiny cap and a brass hammer pound the joint from the housing, install the new joint and reassembly in the reverse of disassembly. Be sure to torque the spindle not and replace all clips/kotter pins.
Remove u-joint clip (CV Joint), remove as an assembly, press bearing out.
CV joints on any car are part of a "half-shaft," and they run from the wheel to the transmission.
once have ball joint loose have to drill/remove the rivits holding it in, will be replaced with bolts/nuts
Jack up the side you want to replace and put a jack stand under it. Remove the ball joint clamp bolt and nut. Remove the bolt completely. Remove the 2 bolts holding the ball joint to the control arm and take it off.
Remove the tire and wheel. Remove the nut from the top of the ball joint. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer or mallet. Reverse the process to install the new ball joint.
Failed wheel bearing, or the suspension is severely bent.
Check the engine mounts. If the engine is not square it will brake them all the time.
Really not that bad to do. Order of removal remove wheel remove brake/ brake assy/caliper remove wheel bearing OR remove ball joint/tie rod and move spindle out of way to be able to pull axle out pull u-joint and axle out replace u joints assy is reverse of removal