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Upper Front Ball Joints

(2004 Ford Explorer)
in Sugar Land, TX on November 06, 2009
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.

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on November 13, 2009
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.
on March 29, 2010
how can this be fix
on March 29, 2010
1996 honda do you have to replace the control arm
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