Special Tools Required
Check the ball joint boot for weakness, damage, cracks, and grease leaks.
If the ball joint boot is damaged and leaks grease, replace the lower arm.
If the ball joint boot is weak and cracked but dose not leak grease, go to step 2. Replace the ball joint boot.
Remove the lower arm.
Remove the ball joint boot (A).
NOTE: Be careful not to damage the mating surface with ball joint boot of ball joint housing (B).
Pack the interior and lip (C) of a new ball joint boot with grease. Keep the grease off of the ball joint boot-to-lower arm mating surfaces (D).
Pack fresh grease into the base (E). Do not let dirt or other foreign materials get into the ball joint boot.
Install the boot on the ball joint, then squeeze it gently to force out any air.
Press the boot with the inner bearing driver attachment until the bottom seats (A) on the lower arm all the way around.
After installing a boot, wipe any grease off the exposed portion of the ball joint pin.
Install the lower arm.
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