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Cannot remove upper ball joint on e150 I have the tool remover but it wont budge

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Clamp the tool onto the ball joint and tighten it up till its tight then with a hammer strike the joint on the side a smart blow,,, watch your head as the joint will spring apart with some forse,,,,if your using the tool right that is!

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