you take it toa shop and pay $926.00. that includes allighnment
I believe the lower balljoints can be changed , but the upper control arm assembly with the balljoint has to be changed
My Haynes repair manual ( 1991 thru 2001 Ford Explorer ) shows on 1995 and newer that the balljoints on upper and lower control arms are not removable or serviceable . If a balljoint is damaged or worn , replace the control arm . ( my Chilton repair manual also shows the same information )
You can replace just the ball joints on the lower control arms , but the upper ball joints come with a new control arm
The upper ball joints must be replaced with the upper control arms but the lower ball joints can be replaced seperately. NOTE: THE BEST WAY TO GET THEM OUT IS TO KNOCK THEM OUT WITH A 3LB MINI SLEDGE HAMMER FROM AUTOZONE. According to my Haynes repair manual it states that 1995 and newer models upper and lower balljoints are not removable or serviceable. If a balljoint is damaged or worn, replace the control arm.
It's most likely gonna be your lower balljoints, replace them and the squeaking should stop.
the coil is in the front between the upper and lower control arm. its a big metal spiral looking thing. you have to break the balljoints to get to them
You have to replace the lower control did assembly .
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To replace the lower control arms on a 1994 Acura Integra safely raise and stabilize the car. Remove the lower ball joints and two bolts that hold the lower control arms to the car. Pull them off. Replace with a new unit.
I believe you can change just the ball joint on the lower control arms , the upper ball joints come with a new control arm
no you do not have to remove the strut just take the lower control arm lose.
On a 1996 Ford Explorer : There are ( 2 ) lower ball joints on the front suspension . Each lower control arm , drivers side and passenger side has ( 1 ) ball joint
It should be the same as my 1995 Ford Explorer , there is a " hook " on the front of both lower control arms
You must replace the entire control arm assembly with the ball joint included.
The lower control arms ( two / one on drivers side and one on passenger side , that have the lower ball joints ) are the lower part of the front suspension * at least that is the way it is on my 1995 Ford Explorer , 2003 and newer Ford Explorers might use them on the rear suspension also ( I'm not a mechanic / technician )
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
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upper or lower.
Lower the fuel tank and remove fuel pump from tank.
Currently it seems like you have no choice but to replace the complete arm, that is all I can find available.
You can't service the lower ball joints by themselves. You must replace the entire lower control arm.
Detach lower ball joint from steering knuckle. Remove bolts that secure control arm to vehicle.
The bottom suspension components on a 2002 Suzuki XL-7 will need to be loosen so the lower control arm can come off. Loosen the ball joint and then the hardware to remove the lower control arm. Align the new arm properly and replace the unit.
On a 1996 Ford Explorer : On the lower control arms on both sides of the vehicle you will see what looks like a hook ( or bar ) on the front side of the lower control arms The factory jack is placed there in order to change a front tire