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Old 10-28-2009, 02:23 PM
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just bought a 2000 ranger and when i go over a bump it sounds like a chain or something is under the truck. im guessing that its the front right shock squeaking. any help on the subject would be great.
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Old 10-28-2009, 02:42 PM
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Ball joints check them also
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Old 10-29-2009, 03:54 AM
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Rock the truck from the outside. That might help pinpoint where it's coming from.
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:25 AM
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Prolly ball joints or control arm bushings.
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:55 AM
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its the ball joints mine did the same thing till i got them replaced...
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Old 10-29-2009, 02:27 PM
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how much do new ball joints go for
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Old 10-29-2009, 02:41 PM
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how much do new ball joints go for
All depends on exactly what kinda ranger you have
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Plus u will wanna replace upper and lower
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:41 PM
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On the uppers, if they haven't been replaced before, you have to replace the whole upper control arm. The Moog replacement control arm has ball joints that can be replaced, but the stock ones can't.
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Old 10-29-2009, 05:46 PM
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Thats right forgot about that John. It is worth your money to buy the moog upper arm so down the road you can replace just the ball
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Old 10-30-2009, 05:49 PM
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wow this is gettin expesive sounding. i have a 2000 xlt 2wd
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