Volvo C30 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) at your home or office.

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Ball Joint Replacement (Front) Estimate for Volvo C30

Volvo C30 Ball Joint Replacement (Front) costs $167 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2007 Volvo C30L5-2.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$214.79Shop/Dealer Price$263.18 - $378.11
2010 Volvo C30L5-2.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$411.65Shop/Dealer Price$508.12 - $761.41
2009 Volvo C30L5-2.5L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Left ReplacementEstimate$190.45Shop/Dealer Price$232.76 - $329.43
2009 Volvo C30L5-2.5L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$193.31Shop/Dealer Price$234.36 - $328.89
2009 Volvo C30L5-2.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$191.01Shop/Dealer Price$232.70 - $326.41
2008 Volvo C30L5-2.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Lower Right ReplacementEstimate$411.65Shop/Dealer Price$510.21 - $765.06
2007 Volvo C30L5-2.5L TurboService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Left ReplacementEstimate$137.77Shop/Dealer Price$165.68 - $221.93
2010 Volvo C30L5-2.4LService typeBall Joint Front - Upper Right ReplacementEstimate$214.79Shop/Dealer Price$260.03 - $372.59
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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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Brandon

Brandon

7 years of experience
26 reviews
Brandon
7 years of experience
Volvo C30 - Control Arm Assembly Replacement (Rear Lower Left, Rear Lower Right) - Waltham, Massachusetts
He was a pleasure to deal with, knowledgeable and 100% took the time to answer my questions. Was skeptical about using whole online sevice but by the end of the job, I felt reassured and booked him for a repeat job a few days later. Wanted to drive car first to "test things out" from first set or repairs before making any decesion. Obviously both he and the work he did pased the test. Not an eay task in this day and age to find a mechanic you are actually willing to believe the repairs they say are needed actually DO NEED to be done. I am on my 4th Volvo and have delt with enough dishonest dealerships to last me a lifetime and then some! What he may lack in perceived years of being in the biz (5 years verses a 10 plus year mechanic) by no means reflects on his aptitude, ability to get the work done in a timely manner or overall hands on experience with import cars.... he knows his stuff!
Dennys

Dennys

27 years of experience
22 reviews
Dennys
27 years of experience
Volvo C30 - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Boynton Beach, Florida
Denny helped us with a pre purchase inspection for a used car. He arrived on time and called me after the inspection. His report was available shortly after the visit and documented several places of damage we weren't of.
TJ

TJ

23 years of experience
236 reviews
TJ
23 years of experience
Volvo C30 - Spark Plugs - Denver, Colorado
Professional, knowledgeable, and timely. TJ did a fabulous job working on my car. After he finished, he showed me the old parts and made recommendations for improving the performance of my car. Would definitely trust TJ working on my car again.
James

James

28 years of experience
364 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Volvo C30 - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Irvine, California
James was courteous and professional. Please don't hesitate to use James. Although I wish he got more of my jokes.... lol.

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