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.
You have to replace the lower control did assembly .
in the steering colume there is a little box connected to turn signal you replace that little box but you have to take lower colume off.
SLIDE OFF THE LOWER RADIATOR HOSE AT THE RADIATOR...
I have a 1999 mercury cougar v6 2.5 liter engin and it needed a two bolt lower control arm on the passenger side
with tools and a jack
Look at the lower rear end of engine - follow cable from starter solenoid
You can not just change the ball joint , you have to replace the whole lower control arm with ball joint.
replace lower ball joint on ford ranger 2001
it has to be pressed out and back in
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.
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.
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.