There was a recall to replace the lower ball joints because they were susceptible to damage from moisture.
Car Problem Reports
Plymouth Prowler Recall to replace lower ball joints due to moisture damage
Plymouth Prowler Problem
Visitor, 1999 Plymouth Prowler, 93,000 mi
scary. ball joint popped out of socket on driver's front lower arm, and car slid to a stop in the road. The control arm grinded the inside of the wheel up very bad.