How to Troubleshoot Ball Joints?

Answer The automotive ball joint uses a ball and socket arrangement almost identical to a human shoulder joint. Ball joints allows rotational play while keeping a tight joint between the steering joint an... Read More »

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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 »

How do i know if my ball joints are bad?

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 »

How to Change Ball Joints?

A vehicle's ball joints are important components of the steering system. They control the arms and steering knuckles. Ball joints allow your vehicle's suspension system to move while the vehicle is... 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 »