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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-05-2018, 12:50 PM Thread Starter
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Busted Ball Joint??

R.I.P. to this poor dude in the F150 I saw in a Walmart parking lot walking into my shift at 4am last October...

What broke??
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An average of 170 miles put on my car daily & she's more reliable than a rental.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-05-2018, 01:35 PM
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I had a Sonata do that. Yes, it's a broken ball joint. I was fortunate that mine broke as I was parking in front of my sister's house. Still not good for the fenders.
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You have to believe there was some warning sounds that were ignored.
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Lower ball joint. Mine took the spring and shock with it.
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