How do you replace the ball joints on a 1995 ford F150 4x4?
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well i just replaced my ball joints on my 94 F-150 and what i did was tore the axels down and pulled the brake callipers and brake disks, to get to the ball joints. un bolted the nuts and took the peice holding the ball joints in and had them pressed out at a auto shop saved me like 200 dollars. But you need a ball joint press if you wanna do it on your…
Where can you find step by step instruction to remove and replace upper and lower ball joints on your 1995 F150 V8 5 speed transmition?
The 1998 Dodge Dakota has both upper and lower ball joints. OEM grade replacements are approximately 40-50$ per ball joint (as of August 2014). Labor to replace will depend on how many need replacement and time necessary. The changing of ball joints will require an alignment upon completion additionally. It is advisable to replace ball joints as pairs, when possible.
Are the ball joints on the lower control arms on a 2000 ford explorer xls 4x2 replaceable or do you need to replace the whole lower control arm?
Should you replace the upper ball joints after replacing the lower ball joints on a 2005 Ford Taurus?
replace them when the have play. When replacing them, it is wise to not use a torch on certain ball joints as they will explode. Some basic things about ball joints, by Vertebrate from the spindle. Sometimes you need a ball joint separator to do that part of the job. My suggestion is to ask "How do you replace ball joints on a "Year, Make, Model"? And hopefully someone has answered the question for that…
Put your truck up on jacks. Loosen the lug nuts on the wheel and then remove them. Remove the tire so you have access to the ball joints. Use a pair of pliers to remove the cotter pins. Place a ball joint separator between the ball joint and the steering knuckle and then hammer it until it pops loose. Remove the old ball joints and then replace them with the new ones.
This depends on upper or lower ball joints. If you need to replace the upper ball joints, you must replace the upper control arm. For the lowers, you will need a ball joint press, and some snap ring pliers. Be careful with the spring when taking the spindle apart from the control arms. (spring type suspension) Have to unload the torsion bar (Torsion Bar suspension) You will need a special tool to do this
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.