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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Mini Cooper

Mini Cooper Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $200 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2009 Mini CooperL4-1.6L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$224.21Shop/Dealer Price$276.97 - $386.41
2015 Mini CooperL4-2.0L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$259.15Shop/Dealer Price$325.67 - $476.34
2013 Mini CooperL4-1.6L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$324.20Shop/Dealer Price$409.58 - $543.49
2015 Mini CooperL3-1.5L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$308.84Shop/Dealer Price$390.28 - $512.60
2009 Mini CooperL4-1.6LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$204.21Shop/Dealer Price$257.02 - $366.51
2004 Mini CooperL4-1.6L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$223.58Shop/Dealer Price$282.77 - $367.44
2018 Mini CooperL4-2.0L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$406.16Shop/Dealer Price$485.28 - $653.57
2015 Mini CooperL4-1.6LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$209.21Shop/Dealer Price$262.41 - $372.18
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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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Cooper 2006 - Electric Problems - Tampa, FL
When he pulled in in a Mini Cooper to work on my Mini Cooper, I knew things were going to go well. He identified the problem within a few minutes, and had the issue fixed a few minutes later. What more can you ask for?

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Nezar
22 years of experience
Cooper 2013 - Check Engine Light is on - Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Cooper 2011 - Oil Change - Bothell, WA
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