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Remove Upper/Lower Ball Joints

Hello. I'm researching the web to get tips on replacing ball joints and all the info I find indicates I should use a special tool for pressing out the ball joints. It this absolute? thanks in advance for any reply. V. Gonzaelz

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    I was told that the Auto Parts store will rent you the tool for pressing out and in the Ball Joint

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The only way is to press them out with a press, and press the new ones in. I have seen people try to press them out with a vise and a socket against the balljoint and it did not work, a local machine shop or repair shop should have a press.

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