2001 Pontiac Montana grinding noise in the front end

Tiny
ERICBALMOS
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  • 2001 PONTIAC MONTANA
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 170,000 MILES
What is the difference between the ball joint and the cv joint.
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Thursday, December 18th, 2008 AT 2:01 PM

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Tiny
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Ball joint is a part of suspension attaching your control arm to the steering knuckle, and CV joint is attaching the transaxle to the wheel hub. Here is to illustrate:

Ball joint


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_fa21744_1.jpg



and your CV joint


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_661250_1.jpg

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Thursday, December 18th, 2008 AT 7:50 PM

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