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Can the upper and lower ball joints on a 2008 Chrysler 300C

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can the upper and lower ball joints on a 2008 Chrysler 300C be separated from the control arm? I had clanging sounds from my front end whenever we hit a bump and sever vibration when applying the brakes above 50 mph.. Thinking it was the rotors I had them turned sill nothing changed.. I had a mechanic shop say they fixed the problem today by putting on a new control arm, but the vibration continues. What else can be wrong?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** during braking usually means rotors or tie rod ends so if rotors didn't help I'd replace the tie rod ends or at least have them inspected. Noise while hitting bumps is usually related to the stabalizer bushings. IF ball joints separated from control arms then tire would be hanging sideways and you would notice, it isn't likely or common for it to get to that point. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.

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