Ball joints are important for your suspension system as it serves as the pivot point between the wheels and the rest of your suspension system. They are made up of ball-and-socket joints in between the steering knuckle and the control arm. They are designed to provide movement while giving ease of rotations in two different planes. These joints let the suspension system move up and down while the wheels are turning in either direction. Some ball joints are designed differently and wear down faster. At Jack Smith’s Transmission, we can check and maintain these parts for you and repair them when necessary.