CHANGING UPPER BALL JOINTS

1996 Dodge Ram

Tiny

mo19619

June, 4, 2009 AT 6:45 PM

Suspension problem
1996 Dodge Ram V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 196000 miles

how do you change upper ball joints?

1 Answer

Tiny

BMRFIXIT

June, 4, 2009 AT 7:57 PM

Raise vehicle, and position safety stands under frame. Remove wheel.
Remove shock absorber and coil spring.
Remove brake caliper retainer and brake caliper. Support caliper aside.
Disconnect ball joint.
Remove pivot bolts and control arm.
Support control arm in vise.
Using Ball Joint Wrench (C-3561 ), unscrew ball joint from control arm.


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