CTR maintenance-free ball joints are a safe, quiet and reliable replacement option.
The newly released MS25560 is a new front lower ball joint for the 2014-’18 Jeep Cherokee (KL).
The suspension needs just as much or more attention when compared to the engine.
Explore repair options for failed lower ball joints on front wheel drive vehicles. This video is sponsored by TrakMotive.
Andrew Markel discusses out-of-the-box ball joints and how stiffness may appear as an issue when it is really a normal condition.
Andrew Markel discusses the installation process of chassis components, and how some changes in ball joint design are making the process easier.
Andrew Markel discusses the evolution of ball joints, and how their attachment to aluminum components has called for more stringent torque specifications.
Servicing the ball joints and U-joints on monobeam axles requires a fair amount of steering knuckle disassembly just to access these components.
One of the most frequent questions from my undercar customers is in regards to the availability of “greasable” chassis parts. Sealed-for-life components are very common at the OEM level, but many technicians have a definite preference for aftermarket greasable components. This poses the question: If greasable suspension joints are so popular, why don’t many modern suspensions have grease fittings anymore?