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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser

Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $148 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$84 to $213
Labor: $70 -$112
Parts: $14 -$101
Average Dealer price
$121 to 333
Average Shop price
$101 to 243
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserL4-2.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.33Shop/Dealer Price$129.04 - $154.69
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV6-3.1LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$85.04Shop/Dealer Price$103.40 - $125.62
1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-5.7L DieselService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$171.83Shop/Dealer Price$211.84 - $299.12
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV6-3.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$85.04Shop/Dealer Price$103.37 - $125.58
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV6-3.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$85.33Shop/Dealer Price$103.69 - $126.09
1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-4.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$173.75Shop/Dealer Price$214.21 - $302.91
1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-4.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$194.42Shop/Dealer Price$238.97 - $326.62
1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-5.0LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$192.20Shop/Dealer Price$236.16 - $322.13
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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Service & Cost

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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Josh is a great guy and is very professional and boy is he ever thorough. He called me that morning and told me he had a cancellation and asked if he could come by earlier. I was happy to have it done earlier. He called again when he was nearby and said he'd be here in 5 mins. He's friendly and nice as can be. He knows what he is doing and explained it all to me in terms I could understand and then quickly got to work. After he finished, he told me about the front brakes being worn and recommended replacing them soon. He didn't pressure me to have this work done, just that they should be sooner rather than later. Based on that recommendation and the fact that I am starting to hear something when I step on the brake....so, I have made an appointment to have the brakes replaced and I am glad that I was able to book Joshua. Thank you!
2000 OLDSMOBILE ALERO - STEERING RACK/GEARBOX REPLACEMENT
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Steven
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Really like your services. Steve was a very pleasant person and did a great job. Have already referred him to a friend, Karen Sievers, but however he is not working on Sunday when she is having the belt changed.
1971 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS - CAR IS STALLING INSPECTION
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Jose
12 years of experience
Don't know for sure if diagnose is correct as repair not booked yet.i did agree to what he thinks problem is.just wish could be 100% sure before spending more money.
1990 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME - INSPECTION / DIAGNOSTICS
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Scott always does great work and he is pleasant as well...
2001 OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE - ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL MODULE (EBCM) REMOVAL ONLY
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserL4-2.5LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$106.33Shop/Dealer Price$129.04 - $154.69
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV6-3.1LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$85.04Shop/Dealer Price$103.40 - $125.62
1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-5.7L DieselService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$171.83Shop/Dealer Price$211.84 - $299.12
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV6-3.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$85.04Shop/Dealer Price$103.37 - $125.58
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV6-3.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementYourMechanic Price$85.33Shop/Dealer Price$103.69 - $126.09
1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-4.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$173.75Shop/Dealer Price$214.21 - $302.91
1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-4.3LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$194.42Shop/Dealer Price$238.97 - $326.62
1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass CruiserV8-5.0LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementYourMechanic Price$192.20Shop/Dealer Price$236.16 - $322.13
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