GMC P15/P1500 Van Ball Joint Replacement (Front) at your home or office.

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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for GMC P15/P1500 Van

GMC P15/P1500 Van Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $269 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1968 GMC P15/P1500 VanL6-4.1LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$348.34Shop/Dealer Price$415.55 - $561.50
1971 GMC P15/P1500 VanV8-6.6LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$258.14Shop/Dealer Price$301.98 - $374.89
1970 GMC P15/P1500 VanL6-4.1LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$358.84Shop/Dealer Price$424.66 - $569.57
1970 GMC P15/P1500 VanV8-5.0LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$338.30Shop/Dealer Price$405.88 - $541.68
1972 GMC P15/P1500 VanL6-4.1LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$455.94Shop/Dealer Price$547.60 - $772.42
1967 GMC P15/P1500 VanV8-4.6LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$363.80Shop/Dealer Price$423.34 - $553.12
1971 GMC P15/P1500 VanV8-5.0LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$269.14Shop/Dealer Price$309.82 - $380.36
1969 GMC P15/P1500 VanL6-4.1LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$337.84Shop/Dealer Price$403.39 - $548.10
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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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Jeff

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Jeff
31 years of experience
GMC K2500 - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Upper Left, Upper Right, Lower Left, Lower Right) - Citrus Heights, California
Jeff always does a great job! Very professional!

Daniel

11 years of experience
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Daniel
11 years of experience
GMC Yukon XL 1500 - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Upper Left, Lower Left) - Jonesboro, Georgia
Daniel arrived on time and he was ready to work. He was very professional and knowledgeable about the work that needed to be done. He repaired my truck quickly and so far it is driving just fine. Thanks Daniel!

Barry

30 years of experience
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Barry
30 years of experience
GMC Yukon XL 1500 - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Right) - Grain Valley, Missouri
Barry was early and kept me up to date with the whole process. I’ll definitely be coming back for our next repair!

Rusty

21 years of experience
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Rusty
21 years of experience
GMC Jimmy - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Upper Right, Lower Right) - Arlington, Texas
Rusty was very professional, expedient, and helpful. He replaced upper and lower ball joints and hub assembly on 2000 Jimmy (no easy task). I will definitely use him again!

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