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I went out tonight after supper to try replace the drivers side lower contol arm because the ball joint needed replaced. Anyway I got most of it apart but had great difficulty separating the ball joint from the steering knuckle.. :confused: I could get them separated about half the distance by prying with a big bar but couldn't for the life of me get them separated any further. :horse: So I thought I would ask if anyone else ever ran into this same issue?? I dont think any special tools are needed for this are they?? If anyone could help me it would be greatly appreciated.

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The Terminator said:
I went out tonight after supper to try replace the drivers side lower contol arm because the ball joint needed replaced. Anyway I got most of it apart but had great difficulty separating the ball joint from the steering knuckle.. :confused: I could get them separated about half the distance by prying with a big bar but couldn't for the life of me get them separated any further. :horse: So I thought I would ask if anyone else ever ran into this same issue?? I dont think any special tools are needed for this are they?? If anyone could help me it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jared
Jared I just removed mine and a two jaw puller works with ease.
 

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The Terminator said:
I went out tonight after supper to try replace the drivers side lower contol arm because the ball joint needed replaced. Anyway I got most of it apart but had great difficulty separating the ball joint from the steering knuckle.. :confused: I could get them separated about half the distance by prying with a big bar but couldn't for the life of me get them separated any further. :horse: So I thought I would ask if anyone else ever ran into this same issue?? I dont think any special tools are needed for this are they?? If anyone could help me it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jared
You must remove the bolt the ball joint stem has a groove in it then us a two jaw puller.
 
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