Front Ball Joint Boot Replacement

Special Tools Required
Ball joint boot clip guide (  07GAF-SE00200)

1.Remove the knuckle.

2.Remove the boot clip and the boot.

3.Pack the interior and lip (A) of a new boot with grease. Keep the grease off of the boot-to-lower ball housing mating surfaces (B).


4.Wipe the grease off the tapered portion of the pin (C), and pack fresh grease into the base (D). Do not let dirt or other foreign materials get into the boot.

5.Install the boot on the ball joint, then squeeze it gently to force out any air.

6.Press the boot with the special tool until the bottom seats on the lower ball housing (A) all the way around.


7.After installing a boot, wipe any grease off the exposed portion of the ball joint pin.

8.Install the knuckle.