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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Mercury Mariner

Mercury Mariner Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $215 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2007 Mercury MarinerL4-2.3L HybridService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$163.63Shop/Dealer Price$191.94 - $248.97
2009 Mercury MarinerV6-3.0LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$289.59Shop/Dealer Price$354.41 - $520.92
2008 Mercury MarinerV6-3.0LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$215.44Shop/Dealer Price$255.66 - $326.02
2005 Mercury MarinerL4-2.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$250.79Shop/Dealer Price$305.89 - $443.28
2010 Mercury MarinerL4-2.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$289.59Shop/Dealer Price$354.42 - $520.95
2005 Mercury MarinerV6-3.0LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$325.67Shop/Dealer Price$399.51 - $593.08
2010 Mercury MarinerL4-2.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$294.59Shop/Dealer Price$359.27 - $525.68
2006 Mercury MarinerL4-2.3L HybridService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$362.58Shop/Dealer Price$437.76 - $612.04
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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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Michael

35 years of experience
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Michael
35 years of experience
Mariner 2005 - Warning Light is on - San Antonio, TX
Mike went above and beyond to find out what was wrong with my car. He was upfront and honest. Definitely 5 star service!

Michael

35 years of experience
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Michael
35 years of experience
Mariner 2005 - Battery Light is on - San Antonio, TX
Mike went above and beyond to find out what was wrong with my car. He was upfront and honest. Definitely 5 star service!

Jermaine

22 years of experience
147 reviews
Jermaine
22 years of experience
Mariner 2005 - Power Steering Pump - Silver Spring, MD
Thank you Jermaine for a great job and excellent service!!! He is a great man with alot of talents. I will be using him for all my future service needs!!! I will be in touch ASAP!!! WOULD RECOMMEND TO ANYONE AND I WILL!!! THANK U!!!!

Hugh

10 years of experience
49 reviews
Hugh
10 years of experience
Mariner 2006 - Brakes, Steering and Suspension Inspection - Littleton, CO
Hugh was very transparent and professional

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