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1606 E 20th Street
Farmington, NM 87401

(505) 436-2686

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We offer a variety of Automotive Services at American Car & Truck Care.  Click here to see our entire Automotive Service Catalog.

American Care & Truck Care has a variety of car services; specializing in breaks, alignments, tires, oil changes & air conditioning

The amount of tires that we have at American Car & Truck Care will amaze all customers.  Click here to find your next tire.

Check out our selection of tires at our location in Farmington, New Mexico

American Car & Truck Care provides Ball Joint Replacement services to Farmington, NM, Flora Vista, NM, Kirtland, NM, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Ball Joint Replacement Services at American Car & Truck Care

The suspension system allows your tires to maintain constant contact with the road, especially on uneven surfaces like bumps and potholes. Ball joints are ball-and-socket joints located between the control arm and the steering knuckle. Ball joints act as the pivot point between the wheels and the rest of the suspension system. They are designed to allow for movement in two planes at once while providing ease of rotation in those planes. They allow a vehicle’s suspension system to move up or down while the wheels turn left or right. Vehicles with shocks have upper and lower ball joints, while many vehicles with struts have only lower ball joints. Some ball joints are load-bearing and will wear faster than normal ball joints. As an important suspension component, ball joints are designed to experience wear and tear, often in the form of friction. Like all suspension system components, ball joints have a maintenance schedule that can help prevent unexpected repairs or replacements.



Why Should You Have Ball Joint Replacement Services Performed at American Car & Truck Care?

Upper and lower ball joints are designed to fit snugly inside a lubricated casing. If the casing loses lubrication, dries out, or the linkage becomes loose, wheel alignment may be affected. A loose ball joint can also result in suspension noise and uneven tire wear. Because ball joints act as the link between the wheels and other suspension components, a bad joint can conflict with normal steering capabilities. In extreme cases, a worn ball joint that fails may fall out of its casing and cause a collapse of the suspension system. Clunking sounds, poor handling, and unnatural pulling are all signs of bad ball joints. In some cases, ball joints may require replacements. If you plan on avoiding a ball joint failure, be sure to consult your owner’s manual for the maximum allowable wear on your suspension system’s ball joints. Our replacement ball joints will restore full functionality to your suspension system.

We proudly service the Ball Joint Replacement needs of customers in Farmington, NM, Flora Vista, NM, Kirtland, NM, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Farmington NM | Flora Vista NM | Kirtland NM | and surrounding areas

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American Car & Truck Care

American Car & Truck Care is a pillar in the Farmington, NM community. American Car & Truck Care is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Farmington, New Mexico area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. American Car & Truck Care employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at American Car & Truck Care. Special wheels compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse American Car & Truck Care website or call our tire and auto repair store for personalized service.

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Phone: 505-436-2686
Fax: 505-564-8444
Address: 1606 E 20th Street
Farmington, NM 87401

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