Specifications:

  • Fits either LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side) FRONT LOWER
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Note: This is a redesigned ball joint and may look slightly different from the original, although it will install and function correctly.

Our steering and suspension components are pre-greased and sealed for long life and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Remove the Wheel (1:59)
    • Pull off the center cap
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Remove the cotter pin and loosen the 35mm hub nut
    • Loosen the seven 13mm 12-point bolts that hold the axle to the front drive
    • Raise and secure the car
    • Remove the wheel
  2. step : Loosen the Torsion Bar (2:54)
    • Spray the torsion bar with spray paint and loosen the torsion bar tension bolt with an 18mm bolt
  3. step : Remove the Tie Rod (3:45)
    • Use a pair of pliers to remove the cotter pin
    • Remove the nut at the end of the tie rod
    • Use a tie rod puller to separate the tie rod
  4. step : Remove the stabilizer links (5:25)
    • Use a 9/16 wrench to secure the bottom and a 14 mm socket to unbolt the stabilizer link
    • Use a hammer and punch to remove the stabilizer link
  5. step : Pull the Axle from the CV Joint (6:52)
    • Unbolt the seven bolts, using a pry bar to keep the hub from rotating
    • Remove the hub nut using a 35 mm socket
    • Give the axle a tap with a hammer and pull the axle out
  6. step : Remove the Ball Joint (9:00)
    • Use a jack and wood plank or two to lift the control arm and relieve tension from the ball joint
    • Unbolt the the ball joint using a breaker bar and 27mm socket
    • Use a ball joint removal tool to pull the ball joint apart
    • With a ball joint press, remove the ball joint completely
    • See Part Two for reassembly

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood
  • Marker / Writing Utensil
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

  • Specialty Tools

  • Ball Joint Press
  • Tie Rod Puller

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2002 Ford Expedition Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1995-2010 Ford Explorer Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2001-2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2007-2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2004 Ford F150 Heritage Truck Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1997-2003 Ford F150 Truck Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1997-1999 Ford F250 Light Duty Truck Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1998-2011 Ford Ranger Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2003-2005 Lincoln Aviator Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2002 Lincoln Blackwood Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1998-2002 Lincoln Navigator Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 2001-2009 Mazda B2300 Truck Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1999-2001 Mazda B2500 Truck Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1998-2007 Mazda B3000 Truck Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1998-2009 Mazda B4000 Truck Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1997-2010 Mercury Mountaineer Front Lower Ball Joint Driver or Passenger Side

This part replaces:

  • Moog K8695T
  • Moog K8694T
  • Moog K80771
Part #: 1ASBJ00024


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

How-to Video:

(13:53 min)