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1998 Mazda B4000 Question: How hard is it to change the ball joints in this truck,and is it needed?

 

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mikesmazda, Huntington Station, NY, February 17, 2013, 08:22
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I find my that the rubber boots on the ball joints in my truck are all rotting.

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    goodguy February 17, 2013, 10:51
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    are they upper or lower ball joints

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    mikesmazda, February 17, 2013, 11:05
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    it is both of them

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    goodguy, February 17, 2013, 17:01
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    remove the nuts on the ball joints then scerw the nuts back on a couple of turns then hit the contorl arm until the ball jonts pop loose if the control arms are aluminum then you should use a pickle fork to try and bust them loose

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