BMW 1802 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

customer ratings

(7)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

customer ratings

(7)

Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for BMW 1802

BMW 1802 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $243 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1971 BMW 1802L4-1.8LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$564.89Shop/Dealer Price$708.52 - $1073.24
1971 BMW 1802L4-1.8LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$209.83Shop/Dealer Price$264.02 - $377.70
1971 BMW 1802L4-1.8LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$190.49Shop/Dealer Price$239.85 - $339.02
1971 BMW 1802L4-1.8LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$558.85Shop/Dealer Price$700.59 - $1067.26
Show example BMW 1802 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) prices

Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Service

What is the Ball Joint Front all about?

Ball joints are a part of your vehicle's suspension system that connect the steering knuckles to the control arms. A ball joint is essentially a flexible ball and socket that allows the suspension to move and, at the same time, the wheels to steer. Cars and trucks will have multiple ball joint assemblies depending on their type of suspension system.

Like any other suspension component, ball joints will eventually wear out and become loose. Excessive play in the joint can affect wheel alignment and tire wear. Loose joints can also cause suspension noise (typically a "clunking" sound when going over a bump). If a ball joint fails, the suspension can collapse, causing a loss of control of the vehicle.

Keep in mind:

Depending on the suspension design, ball joints can be found either in the front or the rear. The vehicle may need to be taken to a shop for wheel alignment after this service. Mobile mechanics do not have the machinery to align wheels.

How it's done:

  • Remove the wheels.
  • Remove the control arm(s).
  • Remove and replace ball joints.
  • Check the entire suspension system for any problems.

Our recommendation:

When applicable, make sure the ball joints are lubricated during a major service.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Ball Joint Front?

  • Clunking noise from front tires.
  • Steering wheel shakes.
  • Car moves to the right or left, especially going over the bumps.
  • Vehicle tires have abnormal wear.

How important is this service?

The ball joint connects the control arm to the steering knuckle. As the wheels – and therefore the steering knuckles – move, the ball joints help the suspension – and therefore the control arm – stay steady. And as the suspension moves, the ball joints help the wheels steer. When the ball joints fail, the suspension and wheels have a hard time working independent of each other. This puts unnecessary strain on each component, which can alter wheel alignment and severely damage the suspension.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert BMW mechanics

Real customer reviews from BMW owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(7)

Rating Summary
7
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0

Anthony

7 years of experience
99 reviews
Anthony
7 years of experience
BMW 330xi L6-3.0L - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Right) - Elk Grove, California
Anthony came in and replaced the ball joint on my car. Very professional and quick. Will recommend him to my friends and family.

Christopher

27 years of experience
331 reviews
Christopher
27 years of experience
BMW 330i L6-3.0L - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Left, Lower Right) - Holyoke, Massachusetts
Chris was great as always.

Anderson

27 years of experience
90 reviews
Anderson
27 years of experience
BMW 528i xDrive L4-2.0L Turbo - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Upper Left) - Brooklyn, New York
knows what he's doing and does it well

Kenneth

20 years of experience
718 reviews
Kenneth
20 years of experience
BMW 328i L6-3.0L - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Right) - Los Angeles, California
As always i look forward to have Kenneth work on my BMW he is by far i think your best mechanic. He has a vast knowledge of cars. He shows and explains to you exactly what the problem is and the repair remedy. He is transparent in his diagnostic and only does what needs to be done. I would highly recommend Kenneth to anyone wanting to get their car repaired.

Excellent Rating

(7)

Rating Summary
7
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
Number of BMW Ball Joint Front Replacement services completed
77+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT BMW MECHANICS
1100+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

What To Do if Your Car is Pulled Over by the Police
Getting pulled over by the traffic police while driving your car can be less stressful if you pull over quickly, stay calm, and answer all questions.
B1915 OBD-II Trouble Code: Air Bag Driver Circuit Failure
B1915 means the air bag driver circuit has failed, likely due to defective wires or a faulty clock spring.
P2600 OBD-II Trouble Code: Coolant Pump Control Circuit/Open
P2600 means there is an issue with the auxiliary coolant pump control circuit, usually due to a faulty relay or damaged components.

Pressing the gas pedal and not getting the desired output

It may not have anything to do with your valve adjustment. Your car is almost 30 years old so it could have any number of problems. I would begin by checking for air leaks. Look at all of the hoses...

Car radio wont turn on.

Hi there. Sometimes when major mechanical work is completed, a mechanic will forget to reattach some accessory switches; assuming they were removed. It's also possible that during the service, a fuse that powers the radio or electrical relay was damaged...

Soft clutch, topped off clutch fluid reservoir and clutch pedal became firm/springing back on its own.

It is most common for the clutch hydraulic leak to be from a leaking clutch slave cylinder. You should have the clutch hydraulic system inspected by YourMechanic to see why the fluid is getting low. The fluid gets low anytime...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com