1997 Ford Explorer Q&A
1997 Ford Explorer Question: Ball joint replacement
How often do ball joints need to be replaced and how can I tell if they're going bad? I have had all four replaced in the last 5 yrs and now am told by one garage that one has 1/4 in. left and needs replacing now, while another garage says the lower ones "have too much play" and need replacing again! Who do I believe? - Visitor
If the ball joints need replacement again make sure they use the best quality ball joints available ( Moog or McQuay-Norris ) as the cheaper ball joints save you money but you end up replacing them sooner - hemicuda
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I believe I have to replace my ball joints because when I drive or even get into my explorer it makes a rattles alot. My tires get worn out quickly as well.
how much will it cost to replace all upper and lower ball joints on my suv?
Is this estimate for replacing one or two lower ball joints?