How do i know if my ball joints are bad?

Answer Ball joints are an important component of a vehicle's steering and suspension system. Ball joints are protected by a rubber boot held on with a metal ring. If the boot gets torn and dirt is allowed... Read More »

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How to Know When Ball Joints Are Bad?

The ball joints--one on each side--are key components in the suspension of the front end on most vehicles. Whether you drive a car, truck, SUV or minivan, it probably has ball joints. These strong,... Read More »

How Do I Know if My Car Needs Tie Rods & Ball Joints?

Bad tie rods and ball joints are a serious problem for a car. These two parts help to stabilize your car, providing support for the wheels. If they go bad, your car may experience poor handling, di... Read More »

How to Change the Ball Joints on an F-350 4X4?

The ball joints on a four-by-four are an integral part of the vehicle's suspension and steering capability. There are two ball joints for each front wheel -- an upper and lower one. They are extr... Read More »

Types of Ball Joints?

Of all the types of ball joints, the most common is the automotive ball joint. It is part of the chassis and consists of the outer housing, the ball stud, bearings, an end cover and a washer or spr... Read More »