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It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

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Ball Joint Front - Upper Right Replacement for 2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport V8-4.2L TurboYourMechanic Price$120.81Shop/Dealer Price$161.30 - $208.44
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Ball Joint Front - Upper Right Replacement for 1996 Chevrolet G30 V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$171.82Shop/Dealer Price$210.67 - $281.33
Ball Joint Front - Upper Right Replacement for 2000 Chevrolet K3500 V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$164.14Shop/Dealer Price$201.01 - $265.87
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1988 Dodge D150 V8-5.9LYourMechanic Price$212.81Shop/Dealer Price$259.75 - $331.97
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 1993 GMC G1500 V6-4.3LYourMechanic Price$144.41Shop/Dealer Price$176.75 - $231.05
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1983 Ford F-250 V8-7.5LYourMechanic Price$219.55Shop/Dealer Price$267.73 - $336.80
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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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2000 FORD CROWN VICTORIA - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER RIGHT)
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Arrived on time and quickly finished, even with the old part stuck he handled it awsome, very friendly, would recommend him again!
2000 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER LEFT)
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ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Ball Joint Front - Upper Right Replacement for 2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport V8-4.2L TurboYourMechanic Price$120.81Shop/Dealer Price$161.30 - $208.44
Ball Joint Front - Upper Left Replacement for 1997 Nissan Pickup L4-2.4LYourMechanic Price$130.45Shop/Dealer Price$159.86 - $211.99
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 1988 Dodge Ramcharger V8-5.2LYourMechanic Price$261.55Shop/Dealer Price$318.36 - $393.90
Ball Joint Front - Upper Right Replacement for 1996 Chevrolet G30 V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$171.82Shop/Dealer Price$210.67 - $281.33
Ball Joint Front - Upper Right Replacement for 2000 Chevrolet K3500 V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$164.14Shop/Dealer Price$201.01 - $265.87
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1988 Dodge D150 V8-5.9LYourMechanic Price$212.81Shop/Dealer Price$259.75 - $331.97
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 1993 GMC G1500 V6-4.3LYourMechanic Price$144.41Shop/Dealer Price$176.75 - $231.05
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1983 Ford F-250 V8-7.5LYourMechanic Price$219.55Shop/Dealer Price$267.73 - $336.80
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