How to Check Worn Front Ball Joints?

Answer Ball joints are a rather complex component of the front suspension and steering systems of your vehicle. A lot is asked of them; they allow your suspension to flex when going over bumps, allow the ... Read More »

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How Can I Tell If Ball Joints Are Worn?

When you drive your car down the road, the wheels and suspension are able to move up, down and side to side due to the ball joints. A vehicle's ball joints connect the steering control arm to the s... Read More »

Symptoms of Worn Ball Joints?

The front suspension of a car is held together by a ball joint, which acts in a similar fashion to the ball joints found in the human body (such as the shoulder or the knee). The ball joint links t... Read More »

What Happens When Your Front End Ball Joints Go Bad?

A part of your vehicle's suspension system, the front end ball joints support the weight of your vehicle as well as connect the tie rods, struts/shocks and other suspension parts to the tires. Over... Read More »

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 »