I have a 96 ford ranger, 4.0, 4x4. I was told by a break shop that my
ball joints are shot. I got a quote over the phone from a shop I
trust and I was quoted $800 for all four. I was wondering, how do you
know if the ball joints are shot? The only problem with the vehicle
is a small vibration while breaking (I'm guessing break pads or rotor
problems). Would there be a noise, something I can see, or any other
performance problems I'd be having if they were truly bad?
Did the BRAKE shop also do ball joints? Not unusual to solicit income with
"bad ball joints"
Did you take it to the shop you trust to see if they agreed?
And, depending on mileage, and how long you plan to keep it..you REALLY dont
have to replace all four at once.
* ** ** ** ** *
Anyone else notice more and more folks spell it "breaks".. or is it just me?
Motorsforum.com is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.