Dodge Aspen/Volare 1976-1980 Repair Guide

Chassis Greasing


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Fig. Fig. 1 Ball joint grease fitting locations on all models

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Fig. Fig. 2 Steering linkage grease fitting locations

Upper and lower ball joints (four in all) the pitman arm, and the tie-rod ends (four) require greasing every three years or 30,000 miles. Halve that interval for cars driven regularly over unpaved back roads or used for other severe service. You'll need a cartridge of #2 chassis lubricant rated EP and a hand grease gun.

  1. Jack up the front of the car and support it at the lower control arms with jack stands.
  3. Locate the grease fittings and wipe them clean.
  5. Push the grease gun over the grease fitting and pump the lubricant in until grease flows freely from the bottom of the seal or when the seal begins to balloon.
  7. Wipe off any excess grease and lower the car.