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Bent frame on right front wheel.....need to know the name of the piece.

Tire from another car came off and hit my front left tire. my car ran over the tire which bumped the wheel HARD up into the wheel well. splashguard was violently rolled forward, and the frame is bent down on a strut or something. not a car guy, but the right side is separated from the frame, perfectly fine on the left wheel area. cant find any 2005 mountaineer schematics to properly identify the issue. thanks.

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An aligmnment check will only get u an answer on what the problem is, if anything is bent/damaged, they can not align the front end with damaged parts, don't drive this car until u find out what is wrong.

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Yes, that rod isn't bad to do, You'll need a ball-joint removal fork for the ball-joint. But after that removing the bolt, releasing the other end is a piece of cake. You will want a friend around for installing the new one. he or she will turn the steering wheel so you can insert the new ball-joint into the frame.

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SOURCE: nocking in front driver side strut area when hit

check under car for problem, broken parts, etc.,  push on car it should just bounce once then come to rest, look at top of strut for loose or broken parts

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