Do you need to replace the ball joints if the boot is torn?

Answer On One Hand: The Boot Protects The JointThe purpose of a ball joint boot is to protect the ball joint. The boot is made of rubber and sealed to the ball joint with a metal ring. A ball joint can ge... Read More »

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How to Replace Ball Joints?

As a ball joint wears out, it can’t pivot or move vertically well enough to absorb bumps or steer smoothly, If it fails completely, you could lose steering control. If you’ve checked the ball j... Read More »

How to Replace Ball Joints in a Ram 4X4?

Ball joints are joints-as the name suggests-that help to provide flexibility and movement in a Ram 4x4 suspension. The Ram 4x4 uses an upper and lower ball joint combination to help provide this fl... Read More »

How to Replace Ball Joints on a Ford 4X4?

The ball joints on a Ford four-wheel-drive vehicle are ball and socket joints. These joints help the suspension by providing mobility and flexibility. Without ball joints, the suspension would coll... Read More »

How to Replace Dodge Ball Joints?

Regardless of the year of production of your Dodge, at some point the ball joints will need replaced. The ball joints are what connect the steering column to the two front wheel struts. If worn out... Read More »