Do ball joints that are sealed come pre greased since the...

Q: Do ball joints that are sealed come pre greased since there's no way of greaseing them

asked by on September 27, 2017

Does ball joints that are sealed no grease fitting come pre greased since there are no way of greaseing them thanks

Sealed ball joints that do not have a grease fitting are lubed for life and are not serviceable and you cannot lube them. These type of joints are greased from the factory and sealed.

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