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Ball Joint Front Upper Driver or Passenger Side
Part Number: REPT282302
0 Reviews
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$19.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1996 - 2000 Toyota 4Runner Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1996 - 2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1996 - 2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2000 - 2004 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2000 - 2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2000 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2000 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2001 Toyota 4Runner Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2001 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2001 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 4.0L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 4.0L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver Or Passenger Side, UpperType : Non-greasableQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyWarranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint - Front, Driver and Passenger Side, Upper
Part Number: SET-REPT282302-2
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$30.49
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1996 - 2000 Toyota 4Runner Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1996 - 2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1996 - 2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2000 - 2004 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2000 - 2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2000 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2000 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2001 Toyota 4Runner Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2001 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2001 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 4.0L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 4.0L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger Side, UpperComponents : (2) Ball JointsType : Non-greasableQuantity Sold : Set of 2Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint Front Lower Passenger Side For 4WD and Pre Runner Sub-Models
Part Number: REPT282303
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$37.49
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
Product Details
Location : Front, Passenger Side, LowerType : Non-greasableQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyWarranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint Front Lower Passenger Side
Part Number: REPT282327
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$31.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 4.0L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 4.0L
Product Details
Location : Front, Passenger Side, LowerNotes : Includes bolts and nutsType : GreasableQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyWarranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint, Tie Rod End, Wheel Hub and Sway Bar Link Kit
Part Number: KIT1-090617-82-D
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$206.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1996 - 2000 Toyota 4Runner Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1996 - 2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1996 - 2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2001 Toyota 4Runner Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
Product Details
Components : (2) Ball Joints, (2) Sway Bar Links, (2) Wheel Hubs, and (4) Tie Rod EndsType : Non-greasableReplaces OE Number : 4504739215, 4504639335, 4550339075, 4350235170Quantity Sold : Set of 10Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint Front Lower Driver Side For 4WD and Pre Runner Sub-Models
Part Number: REPT282304
0 Reviews
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$37.49
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver Side, LowerType : Non-greasableQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyWarranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint Front Lower Driver Side
Part Number: REPT282328
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$31.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 4.0L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 4.0L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver Side, LowerNotes : Includes bolts and nutsType : GreasableQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyWarranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint - Front, Driver and Passenger Side, Upper and Lower
Part Number: SET-REPT282302-4
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$61.49
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger Side, Upper And LowerComponents : (4) Ball JointsType : Non-greasableQuantity Sold : Set of 4Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint - Front, Driver and Passenger Side, Upper and Lower
Part Number: SET-REPT282327-4
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$67.49
Vehicle Fitment
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 4.0L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 4.0L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger Side, Upper And LowerComponents : (4) Ball JointsQuantity Sold : Set of 4Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint
Part Number: KIT1-030717-24-D
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$69.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 2001 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 2001 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2001 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 2003 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 2003 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
Product Details
Components : (2) Sway Bar Links, (4) Ball Joints, and (4) Tie Rod EndsType : Non-greasableReplaces OE Number : 4550339075Quantity Sold : Set of 10Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint
Part Number: KIT1-030717-24-D
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$69.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger SideComponents : (2) Sway Bar Links, (4) Ball Joints, and (4) Tie Rod EndsType : Non-greasableReplaces OE Number : 4550339075Quantity Sold : Set of 10Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint, Tie Rod End, Sway Bar Link and Control Arm Bushing Kit
Part Number: KIT1-083117-40-B
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$219.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 2001 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 2001 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2001 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
Product Details
Components : (2) Control Arm Bushings, (2) Sway Bar Links, (4) Ball Joints, and (4) Tie Rod EndsType : Non-greasableReplaces OE Number : 4550339075Quantity Sold : Set of 12Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint, Tie Rod End, Sway Bar Link and Control Arm Bushing Kit
Part Number: KIT1-083117-40-B
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$219.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1996 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1996 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1996 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1996 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1996 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1996 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1996 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger Side, Upper And LowerComponents : (2) Control Arm Bushings, (2) Sway Bar Links, (4) Ball Joints, and (4) Tie Rod EndsType : Non-greasableReplaces OE Number : 4550339075Quantity Sold : Set of 12Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint - Front, Driver and Passenger Side
Part Number: KIT1-102215-27-B
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$176.99
Vehicle Fitment
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.4L
  • 1995 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1995 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 1998 - 2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4 Cyl 2.7L
  • 1998 - 2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 6 Cyl 3.4L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger SideComponents : (4) Ball Joints, and (4) Tie Rod EndsType : Non-greasableReplaces OE Number : 4550339075Quantity Sold : Set of 8Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Ball Joint and Sway Bar Link Kit
Part Number: KIT1-112217-23-B
0 Reviews
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$63.49
Vehicle Fitment
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 3.4L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia Limited 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2004 - 2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 6 Cyl 4.0L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra Base 8 Cyl 4.7L
  • 2005 - 2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 6 Cyl 4.0L
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger Side, Upper And LowerComponents : (2) Sway Bar Links, and (4) Ball JointsQuantity Sold : Set of 6Warranty : 1-year TrueDrive unlimited-mileage warrantyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Mineral Oils, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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Toyota Ball Joint Guides

Why You Need a Sturdy Toyota Ball Joint

Ball joints are similar to the design of our hip joints or elbows. These are made up of a bearing stud and a socket that are all enclosed in a casing. In automobiles, they link the control arms to the steering knuckles. They allow the arm to swivel freely. Force from the suspension is transferred to the wheels with the help of these components. As the steering wheel is turned, the ball joints move along with the suspension. This makes it possible for the wheels to turn as you maneuver the vehicle. Without sturdy ball joints, steering response and quality will be greatly compromised. If your Toyota ball joint is already worn out, a knocking noise may be heard when the vehicle drives over bumps or makes sharp turns. The bad joint must be replaced before it completely fails due to its exposure to dirt, road salt, water, and other weather elements, aside from the usual wear and tear. Know what a reliable ball joint can do for your vehicle.

Support to the weight of the vehicle body

Aside from serving as pivot points, ball joints must also support the weight of the vehicle body. While some vehicles are equipped with four ball joints, two of which connect each front wheel, in some suspension systems, an upper and a lower ball joint are used. The weight of the vehicle is on the lower joint, which is fitted with a spring. Naturally, the load-carrying joints wear out faster. If the spring is on the upper ball joint, then this will wear out sooner since it bears the load. In a MacPherson strut suspension, the ball joints aren't the main load bearer. The strut is the one carrying the load. The ball joints simply provide secondary support.

Pivot points between the wheels and suspension

Ball joints are crucial parts of the chassis. On modern vehicles, they practically serve as a pivot between the wheels and the suspension as they connect the steering knuckles to the control arms. In a non-MacPherson strut suspension, there are upper and lower ball joints, while in a MacPherson strut suspension, one ball joint per side is used. This goes between the lower portion of the strut and the control arm. They rotate when you turn the steering wheel to drive the vehicle to a certain direction. Study ball joints give you better control of the vehicle. They also provide some steering stability as the vehicle corners or turns.

Wheel bearings vs. ball joints

Both the wheel bearings and ball joints are crucial parts of steering and suspension. While the ball joints link the wheel and the suspension, the wheel bearings are placed in the middle of the wheel, where the wheel turns around as the car moves. They're used to reduce metal-to-metal contact as the wheel turns. Without them, the wheel may rub against the suspension. While the wheel bearings absorb impact, the ball joints transfer force. These bearings allow the vehicle to move forward. The ball joints, on the other hand, give drivers control when it comes to the direction they want to take their vehicles.

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