2004 Ford Explorer Q&A
2004 Ford Explorer Question: Upper Front Ball Joints
The rubber boots on my upper front ball joints are deteriorating on both sides. Appears to be made of inferior material. Is there a "replacement" boot or does the ball joint have to be replaced. AND if the ball joint has to be replaced does the entire Control Arm have to be replaced also. Thanks - PMM46
The rubber boots on ball joints are not generally replaced, the complete ball joint should be replaced. The upper and lower ball joints on your 2004 Ford Explorer are replaceable. Unless they are damaged there should be no need to replace the control arms. - Oakman
how can this be fix - Visitor
1996 honda do you have to replace the control arm - Visitor
My Explorer was riding a little rough and the dealer's mechanic says that I have to replace the upper control arm and the upper ball joint. There is nothing wrong with the control arm as far as we...
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