When replacing the ball-joint. on 2001 Ford Ranger

The article stated that " in some cases, the control arm would need to be replaced when replacing the ball-joint. How about for a 2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 4.0 V6.

by in Wailuku, HI on October 15, 2013
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ANSWER by on October 16, 2013
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