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Chrysler PT Cruiser Ball Joint Replacement

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Chrysler PT Cruiser Ball Joint Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Chrysler PT Cruiser Ball Joint Replacement is $293. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Base • 108,000 miles
Guasti CA 91743
Nov 20, 2020
$276 - $338
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Base • 117,000 miles
Santa Barbara CA 93108
Nov 18, 2020
$293 - $359
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Turbo Street Cruiser • 110,000 miles
Vallejo CA 94592
Nov 16, 2020
$244 - $298
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Limited • 181,000 miles
Lakewood CA 90712
Nov 14, 2020
$251 - $307
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Turbo GT • 102,000 miles
San Francisco CA 94122
Nov 12, 2020
$246 - $300
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Turbo GT • 62,000 miles
Sacramento CA 95815
Nov 6, 2020
$241 - $295
2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Classic • 145,000 miles
Glendale CA 91204
Oct 30, 2020
$260 - $318
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Turbo GT • 102,000 miles
El Centro CA 92243
Oct 30, 2020
$277 - $339
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Turbo Touring • 96,000 miles
Oakland CA 94605
Oct 28, 2020
$271 - $331
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2.4L L4 Base • 199,000 miles
Lomita CA 90717
Oct 26, 2020
$277 - $339
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Jan 21, 2021 4:52 PM
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How do Ball Joints work?

Ball joints are a crucial part of your car’s steering and suspension. They act similarly to the joints in your knees or shoulders, and allow the car’s front wheels to pivot. Furthermore, they allow the suspension to move up and down as you drive over inconsistencies in the road.   Some cars have one ball joint in each front wheel. Others have two in each front wheel, and some have ball joints in the rear wheels as well.

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Signs of failing Ball Joints

Creaking or clunking noise

As ball joints wear out, they’ll begin to have excess friction when in use. That will usually result in a creaking sound, like the mechanical version of a noisy bed spring. You’re most likely to hear this noise when turning your wheels, or driving over bumps or potholes, as that’s when the ball joints are in use. While creaking is the most common noise, you might hear a clunking sound coming from around the wheels. That’s also a sign of ball joints that don’t have much life left.

Worn tires

There are a lot of things that can cause excessive tire wear, and malfunctioning ball joints are one of them. If the ball joints aren’t doing their job, your car’s alignment will be thrown off, leading to quicker wear and tear.

Loose steering

While less common than the other symptoms, failing ball joints can also result in steering that is very loose, which can be rather disconcerting for a driver.

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How urgent are Ball Joint replacements?

As ball joints wear out, they cease to do their job as well. Eventually, the wear reaches a critical point, and the ball joints fail completely. Since they’re responsible for controlling the car’s wheels, this means a loss of control. If your ball joints are failing, they should be repaired immediately, before you risk losing your steering while traveling at a high speed.

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