4015 Ayers Street • Corpus Christi, TX 78415 • (361) 852-7311 // Monday-Friday: 8am-6pm • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Loa’s Tire & Auto Service provides Ball Joint Replacement services to Corpus Christi, TX, Rockport, TX, Ingleside, TX, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Ball Joint Replacement Services at Loa’s Tire & Auto Service

The suspension system allows your tires to maintain constant contact with the road, especially on uneven surfaces like bumps and potholes. Ball joints are ball-and-socket joints located between the control arm and the steering knuckle. Ball joints act as the pivot point between the wheels and the rest of the suspension system. They are designed to allow for movement in two planes at once while providing ease of rotation in those planes. They allow a vehicle’s suspension system to move up or down while the wheels turn left or right. Vehicles with shocks have upper and lower ball joints, while many vehicles with struts have only lower ball joints. Some ball joints are load-bearing and will wear faster than normal ball joints. As an important suspension component, ball joints are designed to experience wear and tear, often in the form of friction. Like all suspension system components, ball joints have a maintenance schedule that can help prevent unexpected repairs or replacements.



Why Should You Have Ball Joint Replacement Services Performed at Loa’s Tire & Auto Service?

Upper and lower ball joints are designed to fit snugly inside a lubricated casing. If the casing loses lubrication, dries out, or the linkage becomes loose, wheel alignment may be affected. A loose ball joint can also result in suspension noise and uneven tire wear. Because ball joints act as the link between the wheels and other suspension components, a bad joint can conflict with normal steering capabilities. In extreme cases, a worn ball joint that fails may fall out of its casing and cause a collapse of the suspension system. Clunking sounds, poor handling, and unnatural pulling are all signs of bad ball joints. In some cases, ball joints may require replacements. If you plan on avoiding a ball joint failure, be sure to consult your owner’s manual for the maximum allowable wear on your suspension system’s ball joints. Our replacement ball joints will restore full functionality to your suspension system.

We proudly service the Ball Joint Replacement needs of customers in Corpus Christi, TX, Rockport, TX, Ingleside, TX, and surrounding areas.

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Loa’s Tire & Auto Service

Loa’s Tire & Auto Service is a family owned and operated tire and automotive repair shop in Corpus Christi, Texas with over 43 years of experience in the industry. We offer a wide array of services including tire rotation, sales on new and used tires, computer balancing, and more in tire services. Plus our highly trained and certified technicians offer great automotive services including routine oil and fluid changes, tune-ups, computer diagnostics, brake check and replacement, wheel alignments and more. Here at Loa’s Tire & Auto Service we take great care of your car, truck, van or SUV and help you get back on the road quickly. We understand that your vehicle is not just a mode of transportation…it is also an investment that needs proper care. Don’t settle for second best…come into Loa’s Tire & Auto Service for the best service in Corpus Christi, Texas!

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Phone: (361) 852-7311
Fax: (361) 852-7032
Address: 4015 Ayers Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78415

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