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Knocking or rattling noise on rough ground, steering wander. Jack vehicle up grab the wheel at the top and bottom and try and rock the wheel, if yes ball joint? Then side to side, if yes track rod or steering rack? If movement in all directions suspect wheel bearing.
Posted on Dec 28, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the upper or lower ball joint is bolted into lower control arm or upper control arm
to remove from knuckle possibly has split pin to remove first before undoing nut. leave nut on ball joint (finger loose) but so you cant see any thread from shaft and use ball joint splitter to seperate or hit side of knucle with ball peine hammer to jolt tapper shaft of ball joint loose from knucle(dont hit to of ball joint shaft)then to remove nut you have to lift top arm & or knuckle to get between driveshaft
Posted on Jul 01, 2009
If you turn the steering one way fully, looking behind the front wheel, you will see a pair of ball joints, one above the brakes, and the other below, very close to the wheel.
They are each attatched to a wishbone shaped component.The upper and lower.
Posted on Aug 27, 2009
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It would be a good idea to get the manual for your car as you will need specialised tools to do the job. This will cover the work you need to do. Manuals are often found cheap on ebay or other web sites.
Posted on Nov 25, 2009
SOURCE: ball joint problem
YOU HAVE TO REPLACE BALL JOINT AND CONTROL ARM AS A ASSEMBLY.YOU CANT BUY IT SEPERATELY.WARNING BESURE TO TURN OFF AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM SWITCH UNDER THE RIGHT KICK PANEL.IF YOU DONT TURN OFF AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM SWITCH.YOU WILL DAMAGE THE AIR SPRINGS.
Posted on Jun 12, 2010
That will be your lower ball joint.
Posted on Jul 04, 2010
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