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2001 xl 4dr blazer. front end clunks only when turning and steering shakes when turning slowly

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  • jmbstyle Nov 17, 2009

    How much does a front end control bar bushing or ball joint replacement cost to repair

  • jmbstyle Nov 18, 2009

    Thank you so much for your help. I do have 1 more question....what would be a fair price to have these problems repaired by a mechanic.

  • jmbstyle Nov 18, 2009

    Dear Expert, Your Awesome! Thanks...

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Dear Clunks And Shakes.......This sounds like a very fun ride!!! We need to address this asap....Ok...From what I got out of this and my extensive background.....it sounds like one of two front end suspension issues.... Either your upper control arm bushings have failed.....or your balljoints have an incredible amount of play in them....It sure sounds like upper control arm bushings to me tho.....please get back to me so we can get this figured out for ya...I'll help ya thru it...I HOPE I HELPED!!!

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  • Jason Lewis
    Jason Lewis Nov 17, 2009

    The upper control arm bushing kit runs around $40 and that covers both sides. The balljoint(for one only) runs about $28( and there's four balljoints total) thx for getting back to me...I"M HERE TO HELP!!

  • Jason Lewis
    Jason Lewis Nov 18, 2009

    A mechanic would charge you around $800 parts and labor for the whole job......that's the control arm bushings and the balljoint.It is a very labor intensive job that is why it's a little spendy...HOPE I COULD HELP!!

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