How to Replace a Ball Joint in a Vehicle?

Answer Ball joints are an important car part that need to be checked and, if needed, replaced. Because ball joints connect the axle with the steering mechanism, broken ball joints can be dangerous, causi... Read More »

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How to Replace a Ball Joint on an S-10?

The Chevy S-10 truck uses two ball joints on each of the front wheels. Replacing either one of them is not an easy task. In most cases, it is possible change the upper ball joint yourself. You can ... Read More »

How to Replace the Ball Joint of an Escort?

The ball joints on a car are as important to the car's steering as the joints in your arms are. You need to change the ball joints if they have worn down, and it is likely that you'll need to chang... Read More »

How to Replace a Ball Joint on a Chevy S-10?

Worn ball joints on a Chevy S-10 cause alignment problems resulting in rapid uneven tire wear as well as banging noises when encountering rough surfaces. Severely worn ball joints can separate from... Read More »

How to Replace a Bottom Ball Joint?

Ball joints come in various styles--press-in, riveted and bolted. The older, early model trucks did not use ball joints--they used king pins. To understand the function of the ball joint, first pic... Read More »