Question about 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD
My Wheel broke off while 4x4 ing due to my ball joints breaking, also broke the floating shaft. Im hoping to just replace the ball joints so I can get it home then get a new shaft. Will I be able to replace the ball joints myself and how diffucult.
Not hard, you'll need a special socket to get the axle nut off and getting the bearing out of the spindle is usually a real chore. Since it sounds like the spindle is already out, you might be able to do it in a press.
To get the ball joints out of the spindle, drive them out with a hammer. If you need to get the ball joint out of the axle, strike the axle next to where the ball joint taper is with a large hammer. That will usually distort the axle material enough (for a split second) to let the tappered section loose.
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