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This is a picture of when I did the 98. If you pull this out as 1 piece, you'll have unrestricted access to the lower ball joint when you swap it out. This is the same process I've used on all 3 trucks, it simplifies things in my opinion

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This is a picture of when I did the 98. If you pull this out as 1 piece, you'll have unrestricted access to the lower ball joint when you swap it out. This is the same process I've used on all 3 trucks, it simplifies things in my opinion


Obviuosly! lol
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Obviuosly! lol
you wouldnt believe some people on here in the past complaining about not having space then say they don't want to pull the axle out
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ok great news..... i was able to tear it apart today and replace that lower driver side ball joint and NO MORE squeaking at all!! simple as loaning the press poppin out the ball joint then pressed in the new one. so far so good... drives good & everything seems to be ok for now. thank u guys for your help with this much appreciated.

those of you that have the same annoying squeak.. heres your answer to the problem hope u get urs fixed as well.
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ok great news..... i was able to tear it apart today and replace that lower driver side ball joint and NO MORE squeaking at all!! simple as loaning the press poppin out the ball joint then pressed in the new one. so far so good... drives good & everything seems to be ok for now. thank u guys for your help with this much appreciated.

those of you that have the same annoying squeak.. heres your answer to the problem hope u get urs fixed as well.
saved yourself a few bucks not replacing the entire control arm huh? Lol, good to hear.
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yeah more then just a few bucks saved. glad i came on here for help before doing as the shop manuals said. thanks a lot, ur is help much appreciated
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It's the lower ball joint, just did mine on Sunday, same exact noise
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