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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Fiat 124

Fiat 124 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $215 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1974 Fiat 124L4-1.8LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$224.99Shop/Dealer Price$271.83 - $385.71
1968 Fiat 124L4-1.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$484.55Shop/Dealer Price$591.48 - $872.53
1973 Fiat 124L4-1.6LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$217.41Shop/Dealer Price$262.36 - $370.55
1973 Fiat 124L4-1.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$492.05Shop/Dealer Price$597.99 - $878.30
1970 Fiat 124L4-1.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$484.55Shop/Dealer Price$594.09 - $877.10
1972 Fiat 124L4-1.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$484.55Shop/Dealer Price$589.74 - $869.48
1978 Fiat 124L4-1.8LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$224.99Shop/Dealer Price$268.68 - $380.19
1969 Fiat 124L4-1.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$222.41Shop/Dealer Price$265.92 - $373.04
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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.

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Terry
24 years of experience
Fiat 124 - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Glendale, Arizona
Terry came out to look over a car that I was thinking of purchasing. He asked lots of good questions and took very thorough notes and photos for me to look at. In the end, I felt much more comfortable buying the vehicle with Terry's blessing.

Joe

13 years of experience
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Joe
13 years of experience
Fiat 124 - Electrical components are not working - Franklin, Tennessee
Joe acted very professional and did a great job getting my car running. He was very friendly and explained everything in detail. In addition to the explanation he took the time to show me the things he would recommend instead of simply adding them to a report. This type of service is extremely rare.

David

20 years of experience
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David
20 years of experience
Fiat 124 - Electric Problems - Morgan Hill, California
David quickly solved the issue and spend rest of time doing a quick check up on my car in general. I was very satisfied with his service and would recommend him to friends. Well done, David!

Matthew

9 years of experience
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9 years of experience
Fiat 124 - Electrical components are not working - Henderson, Nevada
Matthew was a true professional, an expert and troubleshooter with a extensive knowledge - very pleasant with technical conversation - AAA service and professional

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