Its tough, but I cut the old factory ball joint in half to get the lower half out of the control arm and the upper half cut and air hammered off the knuckle arm. The replacement did not involve any rivits, just nuts and bolts.
The tools needed are a air hammer gun, air gun, a cut off disc tool(grinding disc), a pry bar, wratchet and various sockets for installation of new ball joint.
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.
i just disconnected the lower hose
You can get that picture from google.com.
You have to replace the lower control did assembly .
6 cyl.? Look at the lower rear end of the engine.
upper or lower? if it's lower you can bet on paying upwards of 400$
The front wheel hub on a 1999 Chevy Lumina is connected to several suspension components. Loosen and remove all the components including the lower and upper ball joints. Pull off the hub assembly and install the replacement.
take old ones out... put new ones in
with tools and a jack
There may not be one, My 2000 Lumina has a plug on the lower drivers side of the radiator that can be replaced with a petcock. Rather than do this I removed the lower radiator hose to facilitate flushing the cooling system.
it has to be pressed out and back in
replace lower ball joint on ford ranger 2001