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  1. Inner track rod end ball joint

    Steering and Suspension
    Just had an MOT and it advises I change the inner track rod end ball joints on my '95 espace....... Now do they mean the track rod ends or is it something else?
  2. Renault Laguna 2 - ABS Sensor And Ball Joint Problem

    Steering and Suspension
    my abs and service light came on at the same time so i took it to a garage to get it checked out. after testing my brakes (which are fine) and using a computer for a test the following fault came back which is causing the abs and service lights to stay on. L/H front wheel memory speed sensor...
  3. Megane Ball Joints worn

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi guys. My first post so go easy on me. My car has failed MOT on the basis of worn lower ball joints on suspension. Its an 03 Megane. I have been told by Renault that it needs the steering arms done as well. The ball joints cannot be done on their own. Can anyone give me a clue as to whether...
  4. Renault - Scenic - Bottom Ball Joint *fixed*

    Steering and Suspension
    Anyone can tell me if drive shaft needs to be removed when replacing ball joint in this model. Many Thanks 1400 cc
  5. O/S Ball Joint worn

    Cars & motoring
    Hi, Just had a service done on my MKII 172 2002. Part of the report says "O/S Ball Joint worn". I understand this is the ball joint on the drivers side but a few questions: 1) What is a ball joint? 2) What does it do? 3) What does it look like? 4) How much are they to replace on my car? 5) How...
  6. Help With My Ball joint

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi if you look at the pic that i have up loaded below iam having a problem removing the nut as the whole joint is turning if you know what i mean, and if i hold it with pointy nose mole grips at the points marked Yellow it is still turning on me, iam i know at the stage where i will know have...
  7. Help Please further to my ball joint problem

    Wheels & tyres
    Hi to all and thanks for taking the time to have a wee look,well further to my ball joint problem after taking a good look with the wheel off and the car jacked up and on axle stands it seems its not the ball joint. This all started when i was turning left at higher speed 20/25mph and if the...
  8. Help with drivers side lower ball joint

    Steering and Suspension
    Hi over the last few weeks ive been getting a slit knock from the front drivers side now and then, on closer inspection it think its the lower ball joint it has a little play in it so went to my local motor factors to get one at the cost of £15+vat.The type that is on my car is the knock out...
  9. Replacing Front Ball Joints

    Steering and Suspension
    Has anyone here replaced their own lower suspension arm (wishbone) balljoints, if so is there a walkthrough available? Going to do these myself if I can (compotent DIYer) but could do with any tips or a photographic guide? Many thanks Allan
  10. Easy & Quick Way to change Lower Arm on Laguna 1994-2000 model

    Wheels & tyres
    Laguna 1 Front bottom ball joint I am about to embark on changing the front bottom ball joints in my Laguna 1. According to the good old Haynes manual, I need a special tool to be able to remove the old ones and press in the new ones. The alternative is to buy a new suspension arm. Does anyone...
  11. Replacing Laguna Mk1 ball joints

    Wheels & tyres
    I need to replace the front ball joints on my Mk1 1.9dti. I have heard from some that it is not a straight-forward easy job with clearance problems between the nut and the driveshaft. Is this correct? Also, how does the old one come out. Does it literally drop out or is it a press fit in? Any...
  12. Ball Joint Failure '94 Clio 1.4RT

    Steering and Suspension
    Yesterday afternoon going to collect girls from school, there was a clunk from the front drivers side of the car and the next instant I'm lurching across the road towards an oncoming mini and a wall. Somehow got it back on my side and stopped. Jacked up and found that one of the 2 bolts holding...
  13. Laguna Steering Rack Inner Ball Joints

    Steering and Suspension
    Laguna 1996 RT Sport, 1.8i F3P Is there anyone who has changed the inner steering balls joints on this type? I would like to know if it is possible to make up a suitable long box spanner such that they can be replaced in-situ; I understand there is a special tool that Renault garages use...
  14. front ball joint

    Steering and Suspension
    hi all, my scenic has just failed MOT:mad: because of play in ball joint. Have got new one but cant get old one off. removed all the nuts and pinch bolt but cant prize open enough to release the balljoint. anyone got any tips to do this? please please please Rich.
  15. Balls....front ball joints specifically

    Steering and Suspension
    I know there's plenty of posts regarding the front balls joints and on this same subject my Laguna is currently booked in to get them replaced. Question - is it the ball joint that is replaced or the whole lower wishbone? I've had a (non Renault) garage telling on the drivers side ball...
  16. Renault Vel Satis 52 reg - suspension ball joints - fair wear and tear?

    Cars & motoring
    Hi, Just taken my 3 and a half year old Vel Satis for an mot only to be shown that i have excessive movement in both front suspension ball joints. - hence a FAIL! I have an extended warranty (RAC) that states is does not cover 'fair wear and tear', can anyone (hopefully from a professional...
  17. mk1 laguna bottom ball joints?

    Steering and Suspension
    wtf is the story with the bottom ball joints or is it just me? when removing the nuts they get to the cv joint before they come off , easy u might say crack the joint and lower the ball joint. did that, the problem was putting them back on. u need to put the weight of the car on a jack under the...
  18. ball joint

    Steering and Suspension
    can you buy the ball joint separate on the laguna mk 1 or do you need to replace the whole wishbone ?
  19. Hi All - re laguna 2 front ball joints

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    I have just had to replace the front ball joints on my 51 1.6 Laguna 2 sports plus only done 43000 after making several enquires I thought that I would have to purchase the complete front wishbone arms with the ball joints attached at around £52.00 each however this was not the case I managed...
  20. Ball bearing rattle sound ?????

    Ive got a 1.9 120 dci 6spd Laguna Estate .......and when you change gear you some times get a sound that could only be described as a "ball bearing rolling forward and backwards hitting against something at eigther end" Any else had this? Is it a common thing? And is it exspensive? Thanking...