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Ball Joints Parts for Dodge, Ford, GM Trucks

Ball joints are the spherical bearings which fasten the control arms to the steering knuckles. They consist of a bearing stud and socket enclosed in a casing; all of these parts are made of steel. Almost universally used in the front suspension but can also be found in the rear suspension of a few higher performance autos. Ball joints play a critical role in the safe operation of an automobile's steering and suspension.

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Dynatrac ProSteer Ball Joints - DYN CR92-2X3050-A Dynatrac ProSteer Ball Joints - DYN DA60-2X3050-A Dynatrac ProSteer Ball Joints - DYN JP44-2X3050-A Dynatrac CR92-2X3050-A ProSteer Ball Joints

03-10 5.9L, 6.7L Dodge Cummins
Ram 2500, 3500 - 4WD

92-10 7.3L, 6.0L, 6.4L
Ford Powerstroke
F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550 - 4WD
94-99 5.9L Dodge Cummins
Ram 2500, 3500 - 4WD
99-10 Dynatrac
Pro Series 60 Knuckles

07-10 Jeep Wrangler
4WD

Dynatrac for the following Diesel Pickup Truck(s):

    Full Vehicle Application List:
  • 2003-2010 5.9L, 6.7L Dodge Cummins 2500/3500 4WD
Dynatrac DA60-2X3050-A ProSteer Ball Joints Dynatrac CR92-1X3050-B Heavy Duty Ball Joint Installation Tool Kit

Dynatrac for the following Diesel Pickup Truck(s):

    Full Vehicle Application List:
  • 1992-2010 7.3L, 6.0L, 6.4L Ford Powerstroke F-250/350/450/550 4WD
  • 1994-1999 5.9L Dodge Cummins 2500/3500 4WD

Dynatrac for the following Diesel Pickup Truck(s):

    Full Vehicle Application List:
  • 2003-2012 Dodge 5.9L, 6.7L Cummins 2500/3500 4WD
   
 
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Ball Joints Parts for Dodge, Ford, GM Trucks

Sealed ball joints do not require lubrication as they are "lubed for life", but most ball joints have grease fitting and are designed for periodic addition of a lubricant. Standard ball joints will almost always outlive sealed ones because eventually the seal will break, causing the joint to dry out and rust. Adding new lubricant pushes out old and dry lubricant, extending the life of the joint. There is no exact lifespan that can be put on sealed ball joints, but they can fail as early as 80,000 miles. Signs of a failing ball joint start with a clicking, popping or snapping sound when the wheel is turned and eventually turn into a squeaking sound at the end of a stop, when the gas pedal is used and/or also when hitting bumps. Another symptom could be 'thud' noises coming from front suspension when going over bumps. When your ball joints get dry, you're going to notice a huge increase in the amount of friction. The steering can even stick! If one of these joints fails, the results can be catastrophic. The wheel can become unconstrained, stripping you of control of your vehicle, bringing you to a complete halt.