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SOURCE: lower ball joint replacement 2003 GMC Sierra 2WD

You have to drill them out, it can be a real pain to.

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SOURCE: do i need any special tools to change upper an

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SOURCE: both upper and lower ball joints need replaced

no you do not have to remove the axles give these websites atry www.autozone.com and www.alldatadiy.com if all fails stop by your local library and get your hands on a Haynes auto repair manual for your truck wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.

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SOURCE: can you remove the upper and lower ball joints in

well its possible...maybe...., but why try???, just do the job correctly and dont get hurt. put in the best you can buy, dont buy the cheap ones or you'll be doing them again in 2 years.

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Turn the spindle Knuckle to one side so you can hit it with a big hammer and smack the fat part of it while putting pressure on it. If this doesn't work heat and repeat. I can give you more Ideas but I don't know what your car is.

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NEED NEW BALL JOINTS WHAT PARTS WOULD I NEED


Ball joints come as upper and lower. Requires at least a ball joint separater tool and small hand grinder along with basic hand tools. Some lowers are pressed in/out and require either a c-clamp style press or to remove control arm and take to a machine shop to be pressed in using a floor press. Parts are ordered by vehicle make, ball joints run in the $25-$40 range per joint. All you need to do is go to the parts store, tell them what vehicle and they can give you the proper joints you require. 2 upper joints and 2 lower joints. (1 each on each vehicle side). Not and easy job, but not impossible to do at home. Joints for your vehicle should be in stock at most auto parts stores.
Call around for price and availability.
Please rate this answer..MIke

Jun 21, 2011 | 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Ball joint repair and how do you do it


To perform the following procedure, the lower control arm must be removed from the vehicle. Refer to Removal And Installation for that procedure.

  1. Using a screw driver or other suitable tool, pry the seal boot off of the ball joint assembly
  2. Position receiving cup, Special Tool 6758 to support lower control arm when removing ball joint assembly. Install Remover, Special Tool 6919 on the top of the ball joint assembly.
  3. Using the arbor press, press the ball joint assembly completely out of the lower control arm.

NOTE: When installing ball joint in lower control arm, position the ball joint in control arm so notch in ball joint stud is in the direction shown. This will ease assembly of the ball joint to the steering when installing pinch bolt.

  1. By hand, position ball joint into ball joint bore of lower control arm. Be sure ball joint is not cocked in the bore of the control arm, this will cause the ball joint to bind when being pressed into control arm.

 

  1. Position control arm with installed ball joint, in an arbor press with Receiving Cup, Special Tool 6758 supporting the lower control arm. Then center Installer, Special Tool 6908-4 on the bottom of the ball joint
  2. Carefully align all pieces. Then press the ball joint into the lower control arm until it is completely seated against surface of lower control arm. The ball joint is correctly installed when there is no gap between the ball joint and the lower control arm. Do not apply excessive force against the ball joint or the lower control arm.
  3. Install a NEW seal boot by hand as far as possible on the ball joint. Installation of the seal boot is to be with the shield positioned as shown.

CAUTION: Do not use an arbor press to install the sealing boot on the ball joint. Damage to the sealing boot will occur if excessive pressure is applied to the sealing boot when it is being installed.

  1. Place Installer, Special Tool 6758 over seal boot and squarely align it with bottom edge of seal boot. Apply hand pressure to Special Tool 6758 until seal boot is pressed squarely against top surface of lower control arm.

CAUTION: A replacement ball joint is not pre-lubricated. Properly lubricate the replacement ball joint using Mopar Multi-Mile grease or an equivalent. Lubricate ball joint after seal boot is installed but prior to top of seal boot being pushed down below notch in ball joint stud. Air must vent out of the seal boot at notch when grease is pumped into ball joint, failure to do so will balloon and damage seal boot. Do not over grease the ball joint, this will prevent the seal boot from pushing down on the stud of the ball joint.

CAUTION: After the ball joint is properly greased, clip the end of the grease fleeing off below the hex. The ball joint seal boot is non-purgeable and further greasing is not required and can result in damage to the seal boot.

  1. Reinstall lower control arm on vehicle.

Mar 07, 2011 | 2000 Dodge Caravan

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How to remove upper and lower ball joins on a 4x4 bronco full size 1986


For Lower & Upper Ball Joint Step by Step :

For That you use a C-clamp style ball joint press to remove the ball joint from the suspension arm-note the location of the receiver cup ! For installation of the ball-joint, use the same tool when pressing the ball joint into the suspension arm-again, note the location of the receiver cup.

Step by Step :

  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely, with jackstands.
  2. Remove the spindle and the ball joint assembly from the vehicle.
  3. Remove the snapring from the ball joint. Using a ball joint removal tool, remove the ball joint from the spindle. Do not heat the ball joint or the axle to aid in removal.
  4. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Torque the ball joint stud nut to 85-110 ft. lbs. for 1983-89 Ranger and Bronco II.

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Aug 13, 2010 | 1994 Ford Bronco

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HOW TO PUT BOTTOM BALL JOINT


Requires 2 jacks, 1 under ball joint suspension, remove wheel. Remove ball joint nut, using a pickle fork tool separate wheel spindle from ball joint. With second jack carefully raise vehicle. Press out ball joint with tool and press in new and install in reverse instruction order.

Aug 10, 2010 | 2000 Lincoln LS

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How to replace upper/lower ball joints on a 94 chevy suburban


YOU NEED SOME TOOLS LIKE 1/8 1/2 DRILL BITS.YOU NEED A PUNCH.YOU NEED A BALL JOINT SEPERATOR.YOU NEED BALL JOINT PRESS TOOL TO PRESS OUT BALL JOINT AND PRESS IN NEW BALL JOINT.YOU WILL NEED A HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL TO SHOW YOU PHOTOS AND GIVE YOU YOUR TORQUE SPECS.

Jul 21, 2010 | 1994 Chevrolet Suburban

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On the lower ball joints do the control arms have to come out Are the ball joints pressed in ?


the lower ball joint are pressed in , there is a tool to remove them called a "BALL JOINT PRESS" so with the tool u don't need to remove the control arm, which is a huge job on the 4 wheel drive model.
here is the tool and part number from www.rockauto.com

MOOG Part # T40003 USD 115.79
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/908368/how_to_use_a_ball_joint_press_video_shows_astro_pneumatic_ap7865/

Feb 25, 2010 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

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Front end bushing and ball joint do you need to change upper and lower bushings at same time and how hard is to them


It's not required to change the upper and the lower at the same time. However it will save you time if you do them both as if one is going out the other will soon.
The actual job is not that difficult but you may need a pickle fork or a ball joint removal tool to disconnect the ball joints from the steering knuckle. You will also need a ball joint press to remove/install the ball joints. You may also need a strut spring compressor. You can rent these at an auto parts store.
Basically you have to do the following -loosen lug nuts -jack the vehicle up and place on jack stands -remove wheel -remove upper ball joint cotter pin and nut -remove lower ball joint cotter pin and nut -with pickle fork/ball joint removal tool remove both upper and lower ball joints from steering knuckle -disconnect tie rod end from knuckle (optional depending on clearance) -disconnect strut (be sure to install strut spring compressors) -with ball joint press you will need to press both ball joints out (you also use the press to install ball joints)
Installation is reverse of removal.
For exact instructions you can buy the manual for about $20 or go to autozone.com, register, and view the manual on their site for free.

Jan 26, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

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How to change the ball joints on my 99 dodge ram 2500 4wd?


it takes a ball joint press which can be purchased at harbor freight. you should purchase "moog problem solvers". they are your best bet for trouble free repairs.

Nov 08, 2009 | 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD

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How do i change my upper and lower ball joints 2001 chevy silverado crew cab


Jack up the car remove wheel remove brake caliper and remove rotor rent a ball joint press remover and installer tool (at schucks you get money back when you bring it back) if it's 4 wheel drive you will have to remove the axle shaft next pull the snap ring off on the top side and put tool on the lower tie rod end and press out, next do the top press out top joint next sand ball joint sockets so it is clean lube with WD-40 next press in top ball joint and then lower ball joint. In this order otherwise you will have to un install the top ball joint by removing the pin then nut.

Aug 19, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

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Replacing a '98 Grand Cherokees ball joints


The only parts you need are the ball joints, upper and lower, a total of 4, if you need all 4. As far as tools, you'll need wrenches, a removal and installer tool, the ball joints are pressed into the control arms, and a ball joint to steering knuckle seperator tool.Without those special tools, you will never get them changed, if you do it yourself.

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