Deet27

2nd Gen GS300 Rear Upper Control Arm Ball Joint

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My car due for MOT next week and I have noticed that my Rear Upper Control Arm Ball joint has play in it. Checked a few motor factors and looks to be dealer only @£704+V

After checking  a few forums there seems to be a few posts about people replacing there IS(steel) control arms with GS(Alloy) ones as they are a straight replacement, Also there is a few posts about the ballpoints not being replaceable however Japeurocarparts sell a replacement Ball joint https://goo.gl/oZTWHQ

 

Has anyone ever replaced the ball joint? or are there another options?

 

Many Thanks Deet

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Contacted the seller and he informed me the he has sold many of them and after you remove the ball joint it has cir clip that holds it in place.

Would be very great full if anyone has any knowledge of this being done.

 

Regards Deet

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No idea specifically on the replacement balljoints, but I do have a couple of alloy top arms in the garage which I can take a look at tomorrow evening if it helps?

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If you could have a look that would be great, Many Thanks Deet

 

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Had a look, and after peeling back the sealant on the top of the ballpoint, I’m not sure how the ball joint is removed. Maybe needs to be pressed out

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There will be a circlip hidden under the rubber boot. Once the boot is removed you can get to the circlip, and removing this allows you to knock out or press out the ball joint.

John.

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