First you need to jack the vehicle up and support it on stands, then remove the tire. Remove the torsion bar and disconnect the lower shock mount, and remove the stabilizer bar connecting rod from the lower link. Loosen the lower ball joint nut, and use a ball joint separator to separate the ball joint from the lower link, then disconnect the tension rod from the lower link. Remove the front lower link pivot nut and push the stud out, then remove the torque arm from the frame. Remove the ball joint by removing the retaining bolts and install the new one, I suggest you replace the bushing as well.
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.
You have to replace the lower control did assembly .
You can not just change the ball joint , you have to replace the whole lower control arm with 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.
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
replace lower ball joint on ford ranger 2001
Since it's the lower, I think you can replace just the ball joint. Most of the time the uppers are replaced by replacing the entire arm.
with tools and a jack
THE BALL JOINT IS PART OF THE LOWER CONTROL ARM
Get a big hammer and beat the lower ball joint out from the top of the lower control arm then look at the new ball joint make sure they match before you press them in.
how do u replace the lower ball joint on a 1997 ford mustang
it has to be pressed out and back in
You need to have a "Ball joint press".
If you mean the lower suspension arm (wishbone) ball joint, it is fixed into the arm. This means you need to replace the whole lower arm.
In the Standard Beetle the ball joints are pressed into the trailing arms. You need a special press tool to replace these. In the Super Beetle the ball joint is part of the lower control arm, you replace the arm when the ball joint is worn out.
Remove the tire and wheel from your 1993 Mercury Cougar. Remove the ball joint retaining nut. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer. Reverse the process to install your new ball joint.
To replace ball joints on a 2004 2WD Ranger, lift the upper control arm of the spindle assembly and remove the nut holding the lower ball joint in place. Then lower the lower control arm to relieve the ball joints. Replace with new.Ê
How do you get the lower ball joint out of the axcel hub assmb on a 2005 4x4 f150. the axcel appears to be in the way and the ball joint hits it when trying to remove. any help out there
Hi! It can be a difficult task but here is a nice guide to start with pictures and insturctions: http://mazda-mx-3.info/lower-ball-joint
The 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer has two different lower ball joints depending on whether it is a 2 or 4WD model. A low quality and budget lower ball joint can run around 5$ wholesale. A premium and preferable OE replacement lower ball joint is around 25$. The AC Delco Professional part# for a 2WD lower is 45D20226 and 45D2104. The labor to replace a single lower ball joint and realignment of the vehicle should cost no more than $200.
you will probably need a ball joint press and a splitter
Remove the tire and wheel from your 1999 Chevy Lumina. Remove the nut on the top of the ball joint. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer. Reverse the process to install the new ball joint.
The CV joints on a 1995 Ford Taurus can be replaced by removing the front tires, and the nuts on the lower ball joint. Next, the lower ball joint will need to be removed and the CV joint can be removed.
You need a ball joint press to do that job. Remove old ball joint with sledge hammer and press new on into control arm.
how do i change lower ball joint that is pressed in on a 99 tahoe