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  1. suspension ball joints

    Steering and Suspension
    hi all just wondering if any one can help , suspension ball joint away i got ball joint do i need the whole arm ? i have laguna 1999 thanks
  2. Laguna II - replaced ball joint, replaced drop link, what next?

    Steering and Suspension
    Guys, Laguna II, knocks when driving over bumps from N/S/F. I've replaced NSF ball joint, no difference. Replaced NSF drop link and it improved the knocking by about 90%, it now doesn't knock over bumps but does make the same knocking noise when braking over bumps. Any thoughts????? I have...
  3. Scenic I ball joints.

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi all, I have done a search on this particular title but only found 1 unanswered thread. I have a Scenic I phase II which I now suspect needs new lower ball joints. (knocking over bumps and full lock etc) My question is: Is it easier to replace the whole arm, or just go for the joints. I...
  4. Renault Megane 2005,nearside front track rod end ball joint.

    Wheels & tyres
    Hi, my car has just failed its M.O.T because the "Nearside front Track rod end ball joint has excessive play"..Its is just the "ball joint" i need to buy & how mush do they cost.? Many Thanks
  5. Laguna Mk1 Front lower ball joint

    Steering and Suspension
    Hello, I tried search and it didn't come up with much. Well have a problem with rplacement of my Renault Laguna MK1 lower front ball joint. I've got the old ball joint out. Angle grinder, dremmel. and a lot of violence with a club hammer. Now getting the new one in is a bit difficult. Can...
  6. Megane 225 - Tyre sensors

    Wheels & tyres
    got a megane sports 225 turbo for a while my two front wheel sensors keep coming on and off but pressures in tyres are fine,then all of a sudden its showing up stop car tyres punctured on front again but pressures are fine does this mean i need to go to renault for new sensors to be fitted or...
  7. Laguna MK1 front ball joint

    Steering and Suspension
    Hello I think that the front ball joint is going on my car as it has a noise that is speed related and seems to have play with the wheel on the ground and none with the wheel in the air. Do you think that this is a correct assumption Now a search reveals that I can either change the arm or...
  8. Lower ball joint

    Wheels & tyres
    Hi my laguna 11 h/back failed mot on lower ball joint on the wishbone. I'm thinking of just changing the ball joint instead of complete wishbone component. Should i buy renault part or would motor factor part be up for the job,? Also any idea of price for parts, I'm in Ireland, Also failed on...
  9. 2005 clio bottom ball joint

    Wheels & tyres
    hi im looking for some advice on changing the front bottom ball joint on my 2005 clio 1.2 iv'e heard about press fit bottom ball joints does my clio have them and will i have to buy the hole arm if it does ? is it an easy job ? thanks stephen
  10. 2003 Espace Track Rod End Ball Joint

    Steering and Suspension
    Following MOT, the tester informed me that he is giving an advisory notice to replace my 'OFFSIDE TRACK ROD END BALL JOINT' as it has 'escessive play'. Could this be done myself or do I need to check it into a garage & cough up for their labour charges? If it can be done myself, how & where is...
  11. Ball joint - am I doing somthing wrong?

    Steering and Suspension
    Just changed the offside ball joint on my Lag 2. Looking at the posts here this shouldnt be a huge job. So I ground off the bottom rivit heads that hold the ball joint to the wishbone. Nothing - Still stuck solid. So next I try grinding off the top rivit heads and yet again still nothing...
  12. Wishbone Ball Joints?

    Wheels & tyres
    Hey i have a knocking noise from my drivers side and the previous owner told me the ball joint on the wishbone was a bit worn. Ive consulted my haynes manual and ses it might not beable to replace just the ball joint. Does any1 know if the whole wishbone has to be replaced?
  13. Espace lower ball joint removal

    Wheels & tyres
    Hi, I have a 1994 Espace it has failed the mot due to worn upper and lower suspension ball joints, I have replaced the upper ball joint but cannot remove the lower ball joint from the hub carrier. According to the haynes manual you just unscrew the ball joint nut until it pushes against the...
  14. MOT failure Track rod ball end joints

    Steering and Suspension
    :mad: Hi all, My Vel Satis failed on mainly both the front track rod ball end joints having excessive play. The MOT guy said the track rods need replacing. I'm waiting for Renault Minute (never heard of them before, but was put through from the Sunwin Renault in Derby) to 'phone me back with...
  15. Laguna II - Lower Ball Joint - How easy to replace?

    Steering and Suspension
    Hello..... I tried to get my steering alighned at the weekend but the garage were unsuccessful as they indicated that my Lower Front Ball Joints were bad - the PS was particulary bad & the DS not so good either... After a quote from my Renault Dealer for £165 :mad: and a quote for the parts...
  16. 172 noisey wishbones? ball joints? track rod ends? HELP

    Steering and Suspension
    :crazy: Hi i have a 2001 clio sport 172, when you boot it of in 1st and sumtimes 2nd thereis a sound from the front wheels or that area like there is someting metal loose, been told by m8s it cud by track rod ends or another m8 sed it cud b the wishbones or their joint may be gone?? any clues...
  17. >>>>>>>renault Clio Ball Joint<<<<<<<

    Steering and Suspension
    alrite peeps i got a renault clio mk2 1.2l 2002 reg and i have had the ball joints repaced on the drivers side over 8 times now,I no there is something wrong but i dont trust half the garages were im from one of them have said ive gt a bent subframe and another has said there is nothing wrong it...
  18. Co-axial ball joints - advice on replacing please

    Steering and Suspension
    Just had our Grand Scenic serviced at the local Renault dealer. 72K service, including cambelt & waterpump - £850 (ouch!) The invoice has a few notes of interest: excess play in steering co-axial ball joints and o/s track rod end The car is an 05 reg Grand Scenic Dyn 1.9 dCi 120, which has...
  19. laguna11 lower ball joints

    Steering and Suspension
    hi i have to replace the lower ball joints and have been told by a garage that they will have to fit a new front suspension lower arm as the joints are riveted to it .I also have to change the rear axel bushes same story subframe removal loads of money could anyone give me some advice please on...
  20. Special tool for lower whishbone ball joint on Scenic II

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi, I have a Scenic II, 00 and I just wonder if I need any special tool to replace a ball joint on the lower whishbone. The base of the ball joint is sitting on a plate that in turn is bolted to the whishbone. The pin of the ball joint is locked in place by a horizontal bolt/pin that also...
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