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Old 05-26-2011
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I am: Dan Mills
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Upper control arm joints

I was greasing the front suspension on my 2004 FX4 II and noticed that there is a small hole in the rubber boot on the driver's side upper control arm and the grease was coming out. I checked the other side and it looks like a previous owner replaced the upper control arm on that side and there isn't even a grease fitting on the top. The boot on that side looks good though.

Is it a problem if the boot is leaking a bit on the driver's side? Is it worth the trouble to replace it?
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Old 05-26-2011
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I am: Corey Ernst
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I'd just keep greasing it until it starts to get loose. I've got one joint yet that is doing that...no reason to replace it until it is broken.
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