Your suspension system is made up of a variety of parts, including the GMC ball joint, that work together to keep your vehicle firmly on the ground and in your control, with the comfort of your ride being a pleasant side effect of a suspension system in which all parts are in good repair. When a GMC ball joint starts to become worn, you'll notice a deterioration in the handling of your vehicle that, as the condition of the GMC ball joint worsens, can be joined by some very unpleasant noises, such as grinding and clunking, which - as far as your suspension system is concerned - means that something needs your attention, and very badly. Because your GMC ball joint is an essential part of your suspension system, it is better to replace it sooner, rather than later, if it has become worn enough to significantly affect the handling of your vehicle, as the suspension system parts are interrelated, working closely together, and when one suspension system part, such as a GMC ball joint, fails, other suspension system parts can adversely affected, even damaged, as they are then put under undue stress and strain. Replacing a GMC ball joint is a bit of a complex repair task, and if you have not done it before, you may want to consider making one of our well written repair manuals your work partner. You can easily order your GMC ball joint, and any other part or accessory that you may need, via our secure online ordering system or by dialing our toll-free telephone number to place your order directly with one of our capable customer service team members.