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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Ford Capri

Ford Capri Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $316 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1963 Ford CapriL4-1.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$384.57Shop/Dealer Price$471.25 - $704.77
1964 Ford CapriL4-1.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$466.76Shop/Dealer Price$546.77 - $682.88
1962 Ford CapriL4-1.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$389.57Shop/Dealer Price$475.59 - $708.61
1963 Ford CapriL4-1.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$369.71Shop/Dealer Price$454.41 - $678.09
1964 Ford CapriL4-1.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$466.76Shop/Dealer Price$542.00 - $674.54
1964 Ford CapriL4-1.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$364.71Shop/Dealer Price$445.25 - $665.81
1963 Ford CapriL4-1.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$486.26Shop/Dealer Price$560.06 - $691.51
1964 Ford CapriL4-1.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$486.26Shop/Dealer Price$560.66 - $692.57
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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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John

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John
26 years of experience
Ford F-150 - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Left, Lower Right) - Houston, Texas
Without a doubt the best service you can get. I highly recommend getting Mr.Conner to service/repair your vehicle He was on time and got the work done quickly. He spent extra time explaining what he was going to do. Both upper and. Lower ball joints were replaced. Once he was done I test drove it. Its like driving a brand new truck. I am very pleased. I plan on using him again in the future if needed.

Jamahl

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Jamahl
19 years of experience
Ford Taurus - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Left) - Kissimmee, Florida
Jamal was great. He took the time to explain what was going on with my car. He was helpful and knowledgeable. Would request him again.

Robert

26 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
26 years of experience
Ford Crown Victoria - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Upper Left, Upper Right) - Beltsville, Maryland
Robert was very professional. Without a mechanic shop he had some limitations and was not able to replace the lower ball joints because they were apparently frozen in place. However, we were only charged for the work that was done and the price was very reasonable compared to the prices charged at the dealership. Also, Robert provided information that was useful to me regarding the condition of the rotars which I had been told needed to be resurfaced and apparently do not.

Michael

26 years of experience
95 reviews
Michael
26 years of experience
Ford Mustang - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Left, Lower Right) - Houston, Texas

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