Q: Does the 2002 lexus gs300 have upper and lower ball joints?

asked by on February 26, 2017

does the 2002 Lexus gs300 have upper and lower ball joints ?

My car has 162587 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. There is only an upper ball joint on the 2002 Lexus GS300. The bottom portion of the knuckle to the wheel hub is attached to a frame member with a pressure bolt and bushing and fitted with a torsion bar that keeps the alignment true. If you need further assistance with your ball joints, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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