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VERY BAD Ball Joints - WATCH THIS!!!

This is a car that recently came in for an oil change. We did our free 100 point inspection and found this!!! Check it out! Ball Joints can be dangerous and should be checked often as they are a critical part of your suspension.


 


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How to Change Tie Rods (inner and outer tie rod ends)
How to replace inner and outer tie rods, How to replace tie rod ends, How to replace tie rods. How to check to see if your tie rod is bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brI2feYiEi8 Tie Rod End Cutaway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RjhtVse6jE This video will show you in depth how to change the inner and outer tie rods of your car or truck. You need a special tool, an inner tie rod end tool, to complete the job (this can be rented for free at your local parts store). The job straight forward and anyone with basic tools can do it! **If the video helped, please give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. Leave any questions or comments below and I will answer them as well.** My Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 My Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisFix6 Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 How to replace Drum Brakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FYRwfKNHxw How to replace Differential Fluid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmqMUJb-E4M How to fix a Squeaky Belt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF3W-vHPYHg How to replace a Wheel Bearing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPs-QALECqs Replacing a Rack & Pinion Type Inner Tie Rod DIY, How to change a tie rod on your vehicle, tie rod replacement, tie rod end replacement, tie rod end check, tie rod noise, tie rod end removal, tie rod end, tie rod removal, tie rod adjustment, tie rod, fix tie rod, tie rods, tie rod ends, inner tie rod, outer tie rod, tierod, toyota camry alignment, tj death wobble, yukun tie rod, u-joint replacement, ball joint separator, bellows boot, steering rack boot, camry tie rod, k30 tie rod, steering parts, alignment wheel, wheel alignment, satrun tie rod, saturn tie rod, tierod adjustment, tie rod adjustment, tie-rod, separate tie rod, tie rod separator, tie rod adjuster, Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.





Oops, Axle and Ball Joint Replacement - EricTheCarGuy
Oops, Axle and Ball Joint Replacement Sorry I missed you last week, I had this video half done and didn't get a chance to finish. Well we have our 1990 Accord again, I'm getting some mileage out of this one but I don't mind cause there are still quite a few of these on the road and a few of you have claimed ownership to one of these 4th generation Accords, so enjoy. A couple of things to note, I could do a video on taking out the wishbone bolt alone, I've run into a few problems here such as a rusted bolt that won't come out of it's bushing as one example, perhaps future videos will show how to overcome this problem. I thought this one went together well despite the fact that you might be getting sick of Honda Accords, I still have more from other makes that I haven't edited or posted yet. I have more to this video as well that may show up in DVD form at one point, YouTube only gives me 10min to work with but I think that is enough to get you started and not lose interest. Perhaps you could help by submitting questions in the form of text responses or what I would really like is a video response to something I've put out there, that would be great. Visit me at EricTheCarGuy.com http://ericthecarguy.com/ Visit EricTheCarGuy Forum http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/default.aspx Visit my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





How to Replace a Ball Joint (in depth, ultimate guide)
Replacing Lower Control Arm/Ball Joint, Ball Joint Press, Ball Joint Replacement, Lower Ball Joint, Lower Control Arm Ball Joint, Ford Lower Ball Joint Replacement, Pressing a ball joint, Ball Joint Removal, Replace worn ball joints, Squeaky Ball Joint Replacement, how to replace front lower ball joints, Ford Ranger Ball joint and Control Arm Repair Watch to see how to replace a lower ball joint by pressing it out of the control arm and pressing the new one back in. This video goes into depth on how to do this. To watch the shorter version, click the link below. **If the video helped, please give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. Leave any questions or comments below and I will answer them as well.** Link to the part: http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/sku/Moog/Ball_Joint/MOK8771T.html Short and Fast Version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9O_cOB2MTI Upper Control Arm Replacement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7bOxQe_WhU How To Press a Ball Joint https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37NgLM4tIzw How to Change a Wheel Bearing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPs-QALECqs Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisFix6 Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 Torque Specs for my 2001 Mazda B3000 (each make and model will have different torque specs so check your service manual for proper torque specs.) Lower Ball Joint 83-113 ft-lbs and tighten to the next slot for the cotter pin (don't back the nut off) Upper Control Arm Ball Joint 35-46ft-lbs Caliper Bracket Bolts 85ft-lbs Replacing Lower Control Arm/Ball Joint, Ball Joint Press, Ball Joint Replacement, Lower Ball Joint, Lower Control Arm Ball Joint, Ford Lower Ball Joint Replacement, Pressing a ball joint, Ball Joint Removal, Replace worn ball joints, Squeaky Ball Joint Replacement, how to replace front lower ball joints, front ball joint replacement, 4x4 ball joint replacement, ford ranger ball joint replacement, how to replace ball joints on a ford ranger, how to replace ball joints on a Mazda b3000 Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.





How to verify a lower ball joint is worn
Show how a ball joint is placed in the steering knuckle and it's purpose; illustrate how to check for a worn ball joint; show a vehicle with a bad ball joint installed.





F150 Squeaky Ball Joint Replacement
Thanks for watching! Please rate, comment & subscribe. This is video of a 2000 Ford F150 4x4 with very noisy ball joints. I show how to replace the front lower ball joints and the front upper control arms.





How To Replace a Front Wheel Drive Axle - EricTheCarGuy
If you start to notice your FWD vehicle clicking when you make a tight turn, you might have an issue with the outer CV joint. If you make a right turn, it's usually the left side that's bad and vice versa. Most axles are easy to replace and the one depicted in this video is fairly typical of what you run into. The main differences come in with how the lower ball joint is attached. I think this part will give you the most trouble. I often get asked about what to torque the axle nut to. To be hones, I don't know. I've only ever run them down with my impact. I've never had an issue doing it that way and I don't think you would either. Just be sure to stake the nut or install the cotter pin and retaining clip if it has one. If you'd like more information on how to deal with suspension noises, check out this article I wrote on the topic. http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/diagnosing-noises-in-your-car Video on CV boot replacement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S-ofMoWsr0 The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Information on Premium Membership: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/premium-content-streaming-etcg-content Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





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How to Replace a Lower Ball Joint (short, quick version)
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Great Idea for lifting a car
Here is an outstanding idea for lifting and working safely under any automobile. This Lift Stands is made to be used with any type of floor jack, and they do not get in the way like jack stands do. They are great to use for doing any type of work under the car or simply changing the motor oil. Bigger guys that need the extra room will love them. Lift Stands also can be used at car shows for displaying your car. I also like using them when doing body work for a more comfortable position when working on a side panel.





Bearing Making Noise? Fix it Before This Happens!
Thanks for watching. Please comment, rate, subscribe, and check out my channel for automotive repair how-to videos. This is video of a Ford Explorer / Mercury Mountaineer that lost a wheel on the interstate. The vehicle had to be making some serious noise for a long time before the wheel finally let go. The caliper bracket was all that was holding the wheel on until it broke. The people in the Exploder should be glad the thing didn't flip or hit any other cars. Next time you're riding down the road look at the car beside you or coming towards you. This could happen to any poorly maintained vehicle at any time. Be careful out there.





How To Find Suspension Noises 101 - EricTheCarGuy
How To Find Suspension Noises 101 - EricTheCarGuy http://www.ericthecarguy.com/ This is probably one of the most popular questions that I get so I'm happy to bring you this one because I know it's going to save me some typing. I may have missed a couple of things but I believe I've covered the basics on this one so this video should give you more than enough to start with. --- Click below and Stay Dirty Visit me at EricTheCarGuy.com http://ericthecarguy.com/ Visit EricTheCarGuy Forum http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/default.aspx Visit my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy --- Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





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Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows why it may not be a smart idea to purchase a mercedes,especially a used one. The high cost of repair combined with insane over engineering often tends to empty your pockets of cash faster than you can fill them back up. And, If you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VognjkYaMjg&list=UUuxpxCCevIlF-k-K5YU8XPA&f eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don't miss them.




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