How To Replace/Upgrade Jeep Wrangler Ball Joint

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by: boostaholic60 on 10/30/2018 Views 116

Budget

$100.00

Tools & Materials

  • Hammer
  • Penetrating lubricant
  • Balljoint tool
  • Grease gun
  • Various sockets
  • Axle nut socket

Summary

It is very common for the ball joints in a Jeep Wrangler to go bad, especially if it has a lift. To replace the ball joints you are going to want to spray penetrating lubricant on everything and let it sit before removal.

Remove:
Brake caliper and rotor
Axle nut
Hub/wheel bearing
ABS sensor
Tie rod
Low ball joint nut
Upper ball joint nut
Remove steering knuckle with hammer
Remove Ball joints with ball joint removal tool https://amzn.to/2Og4DTI
Apply grease to new ball joints and install them with ball joint tool
Instead grease fittings if provided
Add grease
Reinstall everything you removed


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