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2000 Ford Taurus LX 4dr Sedan

2000 Ford Taurus
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
19 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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February 20, 2013, 3:54 pm

Jeff J
 

Question: how to repair driver side lower ball joint

came apart while driving. so its 2 different pieces. im not a mechanic and have no clue what im doing. but i do not have the money to pay shop cost really need some help with this one


February 23, 2013, 6:59 pm

Ron W
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I'd need to see the vehicle to see what failed. I would say if it came apart, you probably need more than just ball joints and a shop should really inspect the suspension to be on the safe side.

There are probably online sources with instruction guides on the internet. Google "free online repair guides" and you should be able to find some service information.

If you need a step by step procedure, you will have to buy a service manual for the vehicle.

Also check youtube as many people have posted videos of simple repairs


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