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Do I need a new lower ball joint for alignement?

I was told they could not align my truck today becasue they have to put new lower ball joint in the passenger side.

Does this sound right?

If so, should I also get the upper ball joint also?

I have the solid front axle on my late 99.

Any help would be great.


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Yup, that's how it works,,, if the BJ has too much slop in it there's no point in trying to align it.

If the uppers were bad too I would hope they would have told you that too But, might be a good idea while they're at it!
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