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How To Replace a Ball Joint

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Preparing to Replace Your Ball Joint
Safety Ball Joint Replacement

Be sure your vehicle is safely held on jack stands!

photo by Chuck Kopelson
Before you begin the process of ball joint replacement, or any procedure that involves working underneath your vehicle, you should be sure it is safely supported on jack stands. Never work on your car supported by a jack alone!

Now that you have safety on your mind, you can proceed to Chuck's excellent repair steps. This procedure was performed on a Hummer, but is similar for any vehicle. Maybe a little less heavy duty, but same stuff.

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