How to Tell If Ball Joints Have Failed?

Answer Ball joints pivot the steering knuckles that control the arms that steer the wheels of a vehicle. The design is not unlike the ball and socket joints that connect your hips to your legs. The joint ... 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 »

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 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 »