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Steering knuckle removal on 2003 Dodge 1500
2003 DODGE RAM
How do you separate the lower ball joint from the steering knuckle on a 2003 dodge ram 1500 4x4?
have the same problem?
Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 2:52 AM
You need a ball joint remover to separate ball joints from the knuckle. You can loan it from places that rent out tools.
An unorthodox way is to use a bar and hammer to bang on the lower arm around the ball joint to loosen and remove.
The following link should be helpful.
Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 6:16 PM
I got it apart after using a pickle fork, an impact chisle, sledge hammer, etc and finally got it apart. The rust here in West Virginia is too much for me. I think I'll go back to New Mexico :)
Sunday, January 9th, 2011 AT 3:39 AM
Some ball joints are stubborn, especially when it had not been touched for extended periods and coupled with rust, it can be a real nuisance.
Glad to know you have fixd the problem.
Have a nice day.
Sunday, January 9th, 2011 AT 5:31 AM
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