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How much does Ball Joint Replacement cost?

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 - Lower Right Replacement for 2005 Land Rover LR3 V8-4.4LYourMechanic Price$159.46Shop/Dealer Price$211.19 - $280.62
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$262.19Shop/Dealer Price$320.17 - $408.76
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1985 Mitsubishi Cordia L4-1.8L TurboYourMechanic Price$87.80Shop/Dealer Price$106.80 - $131.06
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1983 Plymouth PB350 V8-5.9LYourMechanic Price$234.11Shop/Dealer Price$286.77 - $379.20
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 2008 Ford Fusion L4-2.3LYourMechanic Price$322.27Shop/Dealer Price$391.26 - $470.72
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1998 Dodge Dakota V8-5.2LYourMechanic Price$222.49Shop/Dealer Price$272.44 - $360.23
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 2003 Saturn L200 L4-2.2LYourMechanic Price$187.42Shop/Dealer Price$230.51 - $317.06
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1984 GMC S15 V6-2.8LYourMechanic Price$145.11Shop/Dealer Price$177.01 - $223.50
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Ball Joint Replacement 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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Peter
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Peter does great work
1998 LEXUS LS400 - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER LEFT)
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26 years of experience
He went above and beyond my expectations. He performed the job very well, fixing what I was unable to fix myself. I would defiantly recommend him to my friends and family and will defiantly have him work on my car again in the future.
1988 DODGE COLT - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER RIGHT)
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Jeff always does a great job! Very professional!
1993 GMC K2500 - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (UPPER LEFT, UPPER RIGHT, LOWER LEFT, LOWER RIGHT)
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Chris exceeding all my expectations. I was very impressed with Chris and will definitely call Chris to work on my car in the future. Thank you for a great job!
1970 PORSCHE 911 - BALL JOINT FRONT REPLACEMENT (LOWER LEFT)
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ServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 2005 Land Rover LR3 V8-4.4LYourMechanic Price$159.46Shop/Dealer Price$211.19 - $280.62
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban V8-5.7LYourMechanic Price$262.19Shop/Dealer Price$320.17 - $408.76
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1985 Mitsubishi Cordia L4-1.8L TurboYourMechanic Price$87.80Shop/Dealer Price$106.80 - $131.06
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1983 Plymouth PB350 V8-5.9LYourMechanic Price$234.11Shop/Dealer Price$286.77 - $379.20
Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 2008 Ford Fusion L4-2.3LYourMechanic Price$322.27Shop/Dealer Price$391.26 - $470.72
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1998 Dodge Dakota V8-5.2LYourMechanic Price$222.49Shop/Dealer Price$272.44 - $360.23
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 2003 Saturn L200 L4-2.2LYourMechanic Price$187.42Shop/Dealer Price$230.51 - $317.06
Ball Joint Front - Lower Left Replacement for 1984 GMC S15 V6-2.8LYourMechanic Price$145.11Shop/Dealer Price$177.01 - $223.50
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