How to Check Tie Rod Ball Joints?

Answer Tie rods are the direct link between the steering gearbox or rack-and-pinion unit and the wheel. On a vehicle with conventional steering, the tie rod ends are connected in the middle by an adjustab... Read More »

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How to Check for Bad Ball Joints?

Ball joints allow your steering and suspension to work together. After a period of wear, ball joints need to be replaced. Check them periodically or you risk the ball joint failing and your wheel c... Read More »

How to Check Ball Joints?

Ball joints are used to connect car's suspension system to control arms and steering knuckles. Ball joints allow your suspension system to move while the vehicle is steered. The number and location... Read More »

How Do I Check the Ball Joints on My Car?

Ball joints are important parts to the car's suspension system as they help with steering and the ability for the car to move easier. While different car makers use different types of ball joints, ... Read More »

How to Check the Ball Joints on an Astro?

The Chevy Astro van is equipped with the common GM Short/Long Arm (SLA) front suspension system. This system features unequal length upper and lower control arms that are attached to the steering k... Read More »