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Kalona Tire provides Ball Joint Replacement services to Kalona, IA, Williamsburg, IA, Lone Tree, IA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Ball Joint Replacement Services at Kalona Tire

The suspension system allows your tires to maintain constant contact with the road, especially on uneven surfaces like bumps and potholes. Ball joints are ball-and-socket joints located between the control arm and the steering knuckle. Ball joints act as the pivot point between the wheels and the rest of the suspension system. They are designed to allow for movement in two planes at once while providing ease of rotation in those planes. They allow a vehicle’s suspension system to move up or down while the wheels turn left or right. Vehicles with shocks have upper and lower ball joints, while many vehicles with struts have only lower ball joints. Some ball joints are load-bearing and will wear faster than normal ball joints. As an important suspension component, ball joints are designed to experience wear and tear, often in the form of friction. Like all suspension system components, ball joints have a maintenance schedule that can help prevent unexpected repairs or replacements.



Why Should You Have Ball Joint Replacement Services Performed at Kalona Tire?

Upper and lower ball joints are designed to fit snugly inside a lubricated casing. If the casing loses lubrication, dries out, or the linkage becomes loose, wheel alignment may be affected. A loose ball joint can also result in suspension noise and uneven tire wear. Because ball joints act as the link between the wheels and other suspension components, a bad joint can conflict with normal steering capabilities. In extreme cases, a worn ball joint that fails may fall out of its casing and cause a collapse of the suspension system. Clunking sounds, poor handling, and unnatural pulling are all signs of bad ball joints. In some cases, ball joints may require replacements. If you plan on avoiding a ball joint failure, be sure to consult your owner’s manual for the maximum allowable wear on your suspension system’s ball joints. Our replacement ball joints will restore full functionality to your suspension system.

We proudly service the Ball Joint Replacement needs of customers in Kalona, IA, Williamsburg, IA, Lone Tree, IA, and surrounding areas.

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Kalona Tire, Williamsburg Tire & Service, and Lone Tree Tire & Service serve our regions with excellence.  All of our locations are leaders in offering name brand tires and auto repairs - all with a promise of great service and great pricing. In addition to taking care of your car, truck, or SUV with tires or auto repairs, we also offer a full suite of commercial services. Come to us for diesel repair, commercial truck tires, inspections, and more. If you need farm tires, our agricultural tire selection is second to none in the Lone Tree, Kalona, and Williamsburg regions. Need your car repaired or serviced? See any of our locations for oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignments or other services. We can help you take better care of your vehicle while also offering a great deal on complete automotive care. For tires, trust any of our shops for the best deals from the best brands!

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