Ball joints are part of your vehicle steering and suspension system. They hold your vehicles steering knuckle to the control arm. The ball joint is designed to allow the vehicle to steer, while allowing for the wheels to move with the vehicles suspension system.
Depending on your vehicle, you may have upper and lower ball joints or just lower ball joint. Some vehicles have press in style ball joints, while others have bolt in style; others require the replacement of the entire control arm.
Over time they wear out and excessive play results. When this happens you will typically notice
- Clunking noise
- Abnormal tire wear
- Loose steering while going over bumps
- Steering wheel shacking
How much will it cost?
The typical cost for the testing and replacement is between $180-$730 for parts and labor.
The cost depends on your specific make, model and year. The cost depends on your specific make, model and year. This price range is averaged across all passenger vehicles. The actual cost depends on your specific make, model and year. Depending on your specific vehicle, this cost may be lower or higher. This cost estimate is for the specific repair listed and doesn’t include additional, related items that may require repair.
Here is what is included:
- Inspection of ball joints
- Replacement if necessary
- Inspection of related components
The Fixitfor.us difference:
Most common vehicle repair services can be preformed at your location. This saves you time. No need to arrange drop-offs or pick ups. No sitting in a waiting room. Just continue with your day, while our experts handle your repair. Our Mechanics are all certified. Our business is a registered repair facility in Michigan. We are fully insured and back our service with our warranty.
What we require
- A safe place to work on your vehicle
- Authorization from a property owner or management.
- We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.
- We do not preform repairs in unsafe location or on unstable surfaces
- We do not preform repairs during serve weather
Book your appointment
Ready to set up your appointment? The whole process can be completed online. Simply choose a day and time that works for you. Let us know what service you need or what your car issues are. You will be contacted with an estimate and the ability to confirm your appoint. We will even send you a reminder. If you aren’t sure when you will want service performed, you can get an estimate without choosing a time.