Question about Chevrolet 1500
Sorry to tell yall but on a z71the ball joints are held in by rivets and have to be drilled out
Posted on Mar 19, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The dealer's answer (if you are interested).......
The ball joint is pressed into the upper control arm and has a tapered stud for attachment to the steering knuckle. The ball joint stud is attached and locked into the steering knuckle using a special nut. The ball joint is a sealed-for-life type and requires no maintenance. If the ball joint is defective it will require replacement of the entire upper control arm.
Posted on Jun 20, 2008
take a 3 to 5 pound hammer strrike the center link around the outside circle where the idler arm goes through three good blows usually does it. alternative use a tie rod/ ball joint seperator available at any good parts store. a hammer always worked for me
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
You can replace them seperately,but they need pressed out and in. Other methods of removing and installing likely will damage control arm.
Posted on Apr 23, 2009
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