What Happens When Your Front End Ball Joints Go Bad?

Answer 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 »

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How to Check Worn Front Ball Joints?

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 »

How to Remove Ball Joints From the Dana 44 Front Axle?

Manufactured by the Spicer Axle Division of the Dana Corporation, the Dana 44 is a well regarded axle used in truck applications by over a dozen domestic and foreign manufacturers. Removal of ball ... Read More »

How to Fix the Front Ball Joints on a 1997 Ford Escort?

In order to test the serviceability of the lower ball joint, the vehicle must be raised and supported on jack stands with the tire just clear of the floor. Use the jack to slightly raise the lower ... Read More »

How to Change Front Axle Ball Joints on a Jeep Cherokee?

The Jeep Cherokee uses a solid front axle with open knuckles and solid axle shafts running to the front wheels. The outer knuckles are mounted to the inner knuckle using two ball joints, one upper ... Read More »