Also, it looks like you may have a recall on your vehicle. The dealer may fix this for free. Please contact the dealer service department, give them the VIN number of your car and have them check on this to see if it applies to you.
95V072000: LOWER BALL JOINTS
NHTSA RECALL BULLETIN
Reference Number(s): 95V072000
Related Ref Number(s): 95V072000
Model(s): 1993-94 Lexus GS 300
Campaign No: 95V072000
Number of Affected Vehicles: 27604
Beginning Date of Manufacture: 1992 SEP
Ending Date of Manufacture: 1994 MAY
Suspension; Independent Front Control Arm; Lower; Ball Joint.
Lower Ball Joints.
DESCRIPTION OF DEFECT
The spherical portions of certain lower ball joints had finished surfaces that were not smooth causing friction with the surface of the ball joint cap.
CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT
This condition can lead to separation of the ball joint increasing the potential for a vehicle accident.
Dealers will replace the lower ball joints on the affected vehicles.
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 AT 4:54 PM