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  1. Struts, tie rod ends, sway bar links/bushings, ball joints at same time?

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    My 2007 CRV AWD is riding a little rough these days with 150k miles. Ride is bouncy, chirps some on turns, clunk when turning wheel all the way to left. I was thinking of doing all the stuff in the thread title at the same time, then get an alignment at the shop. Any reason not to do all this...
  2. 2009 cr-v front struts & sway link, should I do ball joints too

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    I have a 2009 cr-v with 150k. I took it to a mechanic and they said front struts and sway bar links that are causing noise when turning. They said the ball joints are fine. But with that many parts torn out, should I do upper/lower ball joints while in there? Which wears out faster (upper or...
  3. U joints

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Just looking fot some direction on where to buy replacement u joints ? I have all ready taken old ones out of shaft so just looking . Live up in canada so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance Sent from my SM-G920W8 using Tapatalk
  4. 02 removing ball joints and axles

    Maintenance and Service
    so im in process of doing clutch replacement and found bad ball joints and such got a prospectors hammer i used for poping the lower ball joints discoverered they are worn out bad so i inspected the rest found some i never knew exsisted on the sway bar that was not even bolted in anymore...
  5. ball joints

    Problems & Issues
    I went to a tire store to get a $79 four wheel alignment.The man came back out and said he could not do it because the ball joints needed replaced.he came back again with a estimate of a total job of $637. I went to Advance and Auto zone and both said it only showed two lower or bottom ball...
  6. Ball joints

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 97 CRV with 160000 miles the ball joints have a little up-and-down play when checked with a tire iron also I'm having a hell of a time getting the swaybar links out? Is this normal for ball joints
  7. Need New Ball Joints - Trust Ebay?

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello, Last week my mechanic told me both upper and lower ball joints are in urgent need of repair. I have 290,000 Km's and they likely have never been done. He mentioned parts and labor would be close to $1000.00. I found a link on Ebay for the control arms & ball joints...
  8. Replacing lower ball joints

    Problems & Issues
    I tried searchinig for a sticky how too but couldn't find one. Is this a straight forward thing too do? I have a ball joint press from Harbour Freight from brother but never used it. Can someone point me to a post that tackles this? Thanks
  9. Just replaced my '03 V's lower ball joints. Alignment?

    Maintenance and Service
    2003 CR-V, 184,000 or so miles.... Hello! I was told during an oil change back in December, that the lower ball joint boots were torn. The joints were okay, but they'd need to be replaced on both sides. They quoted me $600 to do the job. I decided I'd tackle it my self and save some money...
  10. 06 CRV ball joints leaking -- How much does it cost to replace them?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Folks, Have a 2006 CRV SE w/ 85,000 miles. At my last oil change, the mechanic told me the ball joints are leaking. The first picture is the driver side and the second one is passenger side. I don't know much about this but I can see there is a crack on the passenger side boot. The one...
  11. CVC joints

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2007 CRV, When I back-up or pull ahead slowly and turn the steering wheel, It feels like the cvc joints are binding like they are dry. The CRV has 55.000 miles and the boots are in great shape, no leaking of grease? I hope someone has a idea that my help. Jon46514
  12. I cannot find diy info on bottom ball joints

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    I have trawled for hours, the search and faq/how to's are not helping me get a basic how to replace lower ball joint, Is it separate or do I need to replace a bigger part with it already integrated? I have already replaced the track rod end and upper ball joint (wishbone) and drifted out and...
  13. Gen 1 exhaust joints

    Problems & Issues
    Both the "flexible" joints in my exhaust system are rotting away. The one in front of the catalytic converter and the one in front of the muffler are rusted off on one side. In both cases its the flange on the upstream side. The downstream side (the cat & muffler) seem sound. Rather than...
  14. 1999 CRV Clunking Noise coming from CV joints

    Problems & Issues
    I have Clunking Noise coming from CV joints. When I put my car in drive I hear a loud clunking-banging noise from the front wheels (CV joints) . I talked to my mechanic and tolded me to replace both front CV joints. My Honda CRV has 185,000 miles on it.I replaced them using after market brand...
  15. Ball joints on '01? ABS indicator

    Problems & Issues
    Newbie here to forum. Dealer just advised ball joints need replacement on 01 with 172,500 miles. I'm old school on these things. Do I check by lifting front end and attempting to shake wheel like we used to in the 60's and 70's? Not that I don't trust my dealer...... Question 2: daughter...
  16. 2004 CRV Lower Ball Joints

    Problems & Issues
    Could anyone please help with the part number for the lower Ball Joints on my 2004 CRV LX? I have been looking at the part descriptions on several sites on the net but don't seem to see the Ball Joints. Regards, Akiwamwa
  17. Upper ball joints (upper arms)OEM, EBAY, NAPA?

    Problems & Issues
    I find myself in need of replacing the ball joints (upper control arms) on my wifes 1999 CR-V. NAPA wants $92 each. I found Ebay prices, $35 each (2 year warranty) and $48 (lifetime warranty). Any reason not to use the ebay parts or should I spend $$$ and get OEM?
  18. Shuddering after brakes/cv joints done

    Maintenance and Service
    We have a 2002 CRV that had the CV joints and the front brakes replaced recently at our regular mechanic (this was recommended after a routine oil change at the dealer). Immediately after pick-up, it was noticed that the car shuddered when accelerating at 20-25km/hr. It also shuddered and had...
  19. Rattle in front end (not lower ball joints)

    Problems & Issues
    I did my research, the CRV's are amazing. My buddy and I beat the living hell out of his going deer hunting last season and I said I have to have one. So I picked up a 99, loaded, manual, red with 115,000 for 10,000 and have been loving it. I had it checked over by a mec and all was good. I...
  20. Clunky suspension in '99 (bad ball joints?)

    Maintenance and Service
    I am babysitting my parent's '99 CR-V - its got 190 000 km and has been maintained very well. Problem is that it clunks (loudly!) over the slightest bump or road imperfection. At low speeds it's all you hear. Embarassing and unnerving. The car still handles well though - cornering and braking...