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Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint

Part No. DW-K8710T Warranty Details  

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Driveworks ball joints are made to meet or exceed OE specifications. They play a critical role in the safe operation of the vehicle by eliminating unstable front-end suspension. Driveworks chassis parts ensure improved steering response and durability.
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DriveworksSuspension Ball Joint
 
4.4

(based on 16 reviews)

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    (9)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Durable (6)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Versatile (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (10)
  • Large cars (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

good product, good price

By 

from Waycross, Ga.

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer
Level 1

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Large Cars
  • Small Cars
  • Trucks

Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

As always Advanced Auto is the best place to buy parts and accessories. The service is always helpful and friendly.
No I have never worked there nor do I have family or friens that work there, it's just the best auto parts store that I have had the pleasure of dealing with. I would go out of my way, and do, to go to Advanced Auto

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good choice

By 

from Miami, Fl.

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer
Level 1

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excelent Quality
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

    Excellent price, very good quality, perfect fit for my Explorer Sport 2002

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    • No

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    good part, worked perfectly

    By 

    from st augustine, fl

    About Me Mechanic

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Part Zerk Incl'd

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

        good part, zerk was included, and bolt for the pinch bolt. REMOVE this bolt before you try to remove the ball joint !!!

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        • No

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good Deal

        By 

        from Amherst Nh

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Cars

          Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

          Good Deal for the price

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          • No

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          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very Easy to Install

          By 

          from Kansas

          About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

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          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Took 5 Mins To Install
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Grease Zerk Was Messed Up

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

          Very Very easy to install but, Grease Zerk was messed up not all there so had to get a new one. Other than that very easy done this for a friend today cause he buying tires every 2 weeks if not sooner..

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          • No

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          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          good product for great price, no problem

          By 

          from detroit, mi

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          Helpful Reviewer

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            Cons

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                Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

                grease nipple in bag but nowhere to thread into part

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                • No

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Fit well, initial quality good

                By 

                from The greatest country on the planet; USA!

                About Me Do it Yourselfer

                Verified Buyer
                Level 1

                Pros

                • Quality Appears Good
                • Very easy install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • OEM Replacement

                  Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

                  Initial quality appears to be good. Time will tell if the quality is there. Very easy to install.

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                  • No

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                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  easy ball joint

                  By 

                  from Southampton,Pa

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                  Verified Buyer
                  3 or more reviews submitted

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

                    easy plug and play took about 30 minutes to install and i even had lunch inbetween !

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                    • No

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                    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Quick & Easy

                    By 

                    from Milton FL

                    About Me Mechanic

                    Verified Buyer
                    3 or more reviews submitted

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

                      Simple to change- fit was great! Better than pounding out the ball joint!

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                      • No

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                      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Easier than pressing a ball joint

                      By 

                      from Louisiana

                      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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                      3 or more reviews submitted

                      Pros

                      • All parts included
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • I found no cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

                      This item took me less than an hour to instal, easier than drivers side.

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                      • No

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                      13 Questions | 18 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Have a 1999 Mercury Mountaineer will this fit both sides.
                        Asked on 4/29/2015 by monster 420

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Hi Monster, I'm glad to help you! This Control Arm w/Ball Joint #DW-K8710T fits passenger side only. You'll need the Moog Control Arm w/Ball Joint - Part No. K8708T for driver side.

                          Answered on 4/29/2015 by Solomon
                      • Q:

                        Does this part number, DW-K8710T, Front Right Upper Ball Joint/Control Arm Assy. come with a grease zerk fitting on the Ball Joint?
                        Asked on 9/8/2013 by Chazman from Clarksville, TN

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          This Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint - Part No. DW-K8710T does not comes with grease fitting. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                          Answered on 9/9/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                      • Q:

                        will this ball joint fit the upper left side ford explorer 4wd motor4.0
                        Asked on 7/14/2012 by russ262 the newbie from orange,nj

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Sorry, this Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint – part# DW-K8710T is for front upper right. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representative there would be more than happy to assist you.

                          Answered on 7/14/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4x4 4.0L will this part fit both right and left sides of my vehicle?
                        Asked on 11/30/2011 by Rick from Gray Court, SC

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Yes, this part fits your 2001 Ford Ranger Edge and this is upper right (passenger side) ball joint.

                          Answered on 11/30/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                      • Q:

                        There are two conflicting answers on here. Will this fit both the left and right side? Why do you only sell the right and not the left?
                        Asked on 11/22/2011 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          No, this is upper right (passenger side) ball joint. For locating the exact part, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                          Answered on 11/23/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        is there warranty
                        Asked on 3/23/2011 by bob from coshocton

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          This warranty is valid for the stated period of time printed on your Invoice and Order Confirmation email provided you were the original purchaser of the part and you still own the vehicle on which it was installed. This warranty cannot be transferred to anyone at any time. Parts installed on commercial use vehicles are warranted for 90 days from the date of purchase.

                          Answered on 3/23/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                      • Q:

                        is this item for the right or left side?
                        Asked on 2/11/2011 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          It will fit for both the left and right side.

                          Answered on 2/11/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 1999 Ford Explorer sport 4x4... i need to know what ball joints i need for the upper driver and passenger on the front...
                        Asked on 11/12/2010 by jamie rob from millington, tn

                        2 answers

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          For further assistance, please provide the engine size of your Explorer.

                          Answered on 11/16/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                        • A:

                          OE Brand Suspension Ball Joint

                          Answered on 12/6/2010 by buzzturk from SF
                      • Q:

                        i have a 97 ford explorer vin x and i was wondering if this would fit on both sides of my car
                        Asked on 10/22/2010 by preston from zephyrhills

                        2 answers

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          No, this is the right hand, upper ball joint.

                          Answered on 10/23/2010 by Parker the Auto Parts Whisperer from AAP
                        • VERIFIED BUYER

                          A:

                          This will only fit the right(pass)side if your truck was fit with the 2 piece control arm.

                          Answered on 11/11/2010 by Machdad from Auburn,NH
                      • Q:

                        Will this piece also work in 4x4?
                        Asked on 10/15/2010 by Eli from Aventura, 33180

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          To further assist you could you provide the vehicle's year, make, model, and engine size.

                          Answered on 10/15/2010 by Kevin the King of Auto Parts. from AAP
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