What Do Ball Joints Do?

Answer The ball joints in a vehicle are objects shaped like spheres that enable a certain degree of rotary movement. It is an important component of a car's suspension.

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What is the cost of replacing ball joints?

The cost of having a mechanic replace ball joints can cost anywhere from $500 to $1100, depending upon the make, model and year of the vehicle, according to A do-it-yourself individ... 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 Repair Ball Joints?

Replacing ball joints remains the same on both rear-wheel drive vehicles and front-wheel drive vehicles. On front-wheel drive there is one ball joint on the lower control arm as opposed to two---up... 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 »