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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Dodge Ram 1500

Dodge Ram 1500 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $228 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2007 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.7LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$354.84Shop/Dealer Price$430.13 - $580.74
2001 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.2LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$529.44Shop/Dealer Price$651.72 - $961.09
2001 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.9LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$538.94Shop/Dealer Price$659.85 - $968.20
2000 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.2LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$466.95Shop/Dealer Price$577.62 - $878.29
1994 Dodge Ram 1500V8-5.2LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$330.74Shop/Dealer Price$407.63 - $583.84
2009 Dodge Ram 1500V8-4.7LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$232.13Shop/Dealer Price$283.63 - $410.65
2008 Dodge Ram 1500V6-3.7LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$242.35Shop/Dealer Price$294.48 - $427.71
2004 Dodge Ram 1500V10-8.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$221.77Shop/Dealer Price$271.27 - $390.96
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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.

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Jacob

9 years of experience
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Jacob
9 years of experience
Jacob showed up on time, and got to work quickly. He was thorough, conversational and pleasant. I appreciated the time he spent on making sure everything was in good order before he left. Recommend.
2004 DODGE RAM 1500 - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (UPPER LEFT, UPPER RIGHT, LOWER RIGHT) - GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS

Kevin

33 years of experience
47 reviews
Kevin
33 years of experience
Kevin has done multiple jobs on my truck. He is very professional and skilled.
2002 DODGE RAM 1500 - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER LEFT, LOWER RIGHT) - PAWCATUCK, CONNECTICUT

Nathan

26 years of experience
235 reviews
Nathan
26 years of experience
Very professional and informative and fair. Great experience. I will Definately use from now on and recommend to all my friends
2004 DODGE RAM 1500 - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER LEFT, LOWER RIGHT) - TULSA, OKLAHOMA

Dan

36 years of experience
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Dan
36 years of experience
2006 DODGE RAM 1500 - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER LEFT, LOWER RIGHT) - GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA

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