How to Use the Installation Press Ring When Installing This Duralast Gold Ball Joint
this dura last gold ball joint includes an installation press ring that should be used to prevent damage to the river boot when installing the ball joint. To avoid this issue, be sure to position the installation press ring between the ball joint and press tool while pressing the ball joint into the knuckle or control arm. Once the ball joint is pressed on, it's critical to remove the installation press ring from the ball joint before assembling the rest of the suspension. Failure to remove this installation press ring before operating the vehicle will result in steering and suspension components binding or interfere with reassembly of the suspension.