Dodge Ram 3500 Upper Ball Joint
About upper ball joint
The ball joint forms a pivot between the wheels and your car's suspension. There are two ball joints found at two ends and are called upper and lower ball joints in the front suspension geometry. The ball joints are responsible for providing wheel spindle pivoting movement so the wheels can be turned. The upper ball joints are usually loaded.
What is the purpose of upper ball joint?
Ball joints would connect the control arm to the knuckle in the steering. The ball joint is a pivot between the wheels, as is your vehicle's suspension. There are upper and lower ball joints on both sides of the front suspension on a number of automobiles.
How upper ball joint works?
When the steering wheel is turned, the ball joints would rotate to move the wheel of the automobile to left and right. The joints are the pivot points between the steering knuckle that would be connected to the wheel on the chassis and the upper and lower control arms.
Where is upper ball joint located?
The ball joints would connect the steering knuckle to the control arm. The ball joint is a pivot between your wheels, as well as your car's suspension. There are upper and lower ball joints on both sides on a lot of vehicles in the front suspension.