DeVille, Eldorado, Seville 1999-2005

Lower Ball Joints

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NOTE
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm.
    NOTE
    The tension of the coil spring must be supported with a suitable jack stand.

  4.  
  5. Remove the cotter pin and ball stud nut.
  6.  
  7. Separate the ball joint from the knuckle.
  8.  
  9. Press the ball joint out of the control arm.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Press the ball joint into the control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install the ball joint into the knuckle.
  4.  
  5. Install the ball stud nut. Torque the nut to 129 ft. lbs. (175 Nm) and install a new cotter pin.
  6.  
  7. Remove the support from the lower control arm.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheel. Torque the lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm).
  10.  

 
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