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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Mercedes-Benz G550

Mercedes-Benz G550 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $655 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2011 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-5.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$966.89Shop/Dealer Price$1205.47 - $1689.25
2016 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-4.0L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$1480.35Shop/Dealer Price$1849.91 - $2911.97
2015 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-5.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$421.13Shop/Dealer Price$523.38 - $786.33
2010 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-5.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$1480.35Shop/Dealer Price$1852.85 - $2917.12
2010 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-5.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$966.89Shop/Dealer Price$1195.29 - $1671.44
2018 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-4.0L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$1582.34Shop/Dealer Price$1950.29 - $3011.14
2015 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-5.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$251.21Shop/Dealer Price$309.72 - $444.29
2013 Mercedes-Benz G550V8-5.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$1581.89Shop/Dealer Price$1975.24 - $3034.08
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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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Ruben

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Ruben
12 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz G550 - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Van Nuys, California
Ruben was fantastic!! He arrived on time and meticulously looked over the dealer used car we were looking to purchase. He was very friendly and knowledgable and was happy to answer any questions we had. He was very factual and direct when observing the car, and found a number a faults with it that the the dealer didn't disclose. Ruben saved us from buying a lemon and for that we are truly grateful! Definitely recommend Ruben for a pre-purchase car inspection, he potentially saved us thousands in repair costs that we would have had to pay for if we followed through with buying this lemon Mercedes.

Sergio

8 years of experience
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Sergio
8 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz G550 - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - San Antonio, Texas
Sergio was responsive and on-time. He was also very throughout with his inspection.

Travis

10 years of experience
165 reviews
Travis
10 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz E320 - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Left, Lower Right) - Prosper, Texas
Great job works very efficiently and know his job very well.

Yoel

7 years of experience
71 reviews
Yoel
7 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz E320 - Ball Joint Front Replacement (Lower Left) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
He did a great job, would recommend him to my freinds.

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