How to Rebuild the Entire Front Suspension in your Car or Truck

Autos & Vehicles

Learn how to replace the ENTIRE front suspension of your car in this two episode series. First I will show you how to remove the wheel bearing, ball joints, control arms, tie rod, strut, and axle.
The ball joint and wheel bearing has to be pressed out of the knuckle and I have a bunch of tips and tricks to make that easy. The upper control arm ball joint and tie rod can get stuck in the knuckle so I show some tricks on how to easily remove that. The rest of the suspension parts are pretty simple to remove and replace.
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  • ChrisFix

    ChrisFix

    2 months ago

    Did you guys get notified by USdownload that the video was posted? Also when you watched the video, was there a screen that said "this video was flagged by the USdownload community and may be offensive" or something like that? Just wanted to check because I had issues last night which is why I had to postpone publishing the video. I hope it's all fixed and you guys learn a lot from the video! Stay tuned for the next video and then for a video that, well, covers a life changing event ;) Also for those asking why I am wondering, here is what happened last night when I went to publish: instagram.com/p/BwI-VOhFkt2/

  • Willie Powell

    Willie Powell

    Day ago

    Notified, no flags

  • T T

    T T

    Month ago

    No, you don't offend any one at all.

  • brendan taylor

    brendan taylor

    Month ago

    ChrisFix hey. Can u make a video on installation of radios & speakers ( in the delsol )

  • Bassem Dwidar

    Bassem Dwidar

    Month ago

    ChrisFix ok

  • John B

    John B

    Month ago

    ChrisFix what kind of pry bar is the curved one?

  • el morenaje809

    el morenaje809

    4 hours ago

    hey chris big fan am trying to replace a radiator on a bmw x5 that am trying to flip cant manage to do it have any idea how to do it am from new jersey

  • Guillermo Vivanco

    Guillermo Vivanco

    6 hours ago

    Chris you are the best, all over USdownload,

  • Emmanuel Gutierrez

    Emmanuel Gutierrez

    8 hours ago

    What is the nut had a spring. I have been trying to remove it but is hard to take out

  • Anglo Saxon

    Anglo Saxon

    10 hours ago

    Great vid. Good work.

  • Leonard Wood

    Leonard Wood

    12 hours ago

    7:00 neighbors are like "Wtf is he doing??? touching himself outside?"

  • percy garcia

    percy garcia

    13 hours ago

    Very helpful and very informal, thanks! I have a 1999 toyota corolla that I want change my front suspension on, do the same rules apply for every type of car?

  • Mike

    Mike

    22 hours ago

    7:10 is how I do it 😎😉

  • y. o.

    y. o.

    Day ago

    19:00 that's the most useful tip I have ever heard

  • RAFI MOSSADEQ

    RAFI MOSSADEQ

    Day ago

    I just want a legend friend like you you're a legend and awesome ❤️

  • RAFI MOSSADEQ

    RAFI MOSSADEQ

    Day ago

    Give a like to me if you like Chris fix a lot dis guy Is a legend

  • Adhithya Randeni

    Adhithya Randeni

    Day ago

    I would say beeautiful

  • OG Fight night

    OG Fight night

    Day ago

    7:06 🍆💦

  • gaming tv

    gaming tv

    Day ago

    New Subscriber!!!!.......im just 11 years old and i don't have a car but i still watching chris fix

  • Adonis E

    Adonis E

    Day ago

    Nice work Chris! New subscribers here. I just bought a 2005 LR3 SE and the hub, arm control, brakes, rotors needs to be changed. Would you say it is the same way it will need to be replaced or do you recommend taking it to the shop. Don't have much experience (can do brakes, oil change) doing major work like that. Kindly advise. Keep up the good work!

  • pellergin

    pellergin

    2 days ago

    The pointy part of the puller screw at 9:40 is not suppossed to come in physical contact with anything while in use; if it's blunt, the puller is might move under a lot of force, making the tool useless.

  • white lash 14/88

    white lash 14/88

    2 days ago

    What a wonderful channel

  • Riley McCallister

    Riley McCallister

    3 days ago

    Me: uses a dollar tree screwdriver to put in brake to take out axle nut Screwdriver: snaps in half Me: crap Me: wait i think my dad might have a few snap-on screw drivers in his tool box Me: yaaaayyy And get the axle nut off So what im saying kids is if you use your tools and they brake. Always head to yourd dads tool box. He always has the good tools like snap-on

  • Riley McCallister

    Riley McCallister

    3 days ago

    Sent ti ago

  • Jeremiah Jackson

    Jeremiah Jackson

    3 days ago

    7:06...that looks wrong

  • Jz Play

    Jz Play

    3 days ago

    I miss your videos so much 😭

  • Tün

    Tün

    3 days ago

    What car is that? Looks like a Porsche 944 but it’s a Honda.

  • BaruzA

    BaruzA

    3 days ago

    Ok buddy ok 7:01 xD

  • Seraphim401

    Seraphim401

    3 days ago

    How does one rent something for free?

  • 999 Visible

    999 Visible

    4 days ago

    7:06 lmao

  • Monkeytz

    Monkeytz

    4 days ago

    Hi Chris. Big fan here :) . Great video as usual. Do you have a video on how to fix Del Sol's water in the trunk/rear window problem? Or do you plan on making one? Keep up the awesome work. Peace and love from Romania :)

  • Mr Mr Jims

    Mr Mr Jims

    5 days ago

    I had same job done on 2008 Infiniti for 4000$

  • THE NK CHANNEL

    THE NK CHANNEL

    5 days ago

    Is there a way to super clean the bottom of a car?

  • Jussihin

    Jussihin

    5 days ago

    Is there a chance to accidentally drain all transmission oil out when pulling the driveshaft out?

  • Anand Persad

    Anand Persad

    5 days ago

    you living in a nice place!

  • parales03

    parales03

    5 days ago

    Do one on your 98 civic. You explain everything very detailed and make it easy!!!!!

  • parales03

    parales03

    5 days ago

    If i replace the upper control arms will need to get an alignment redone even tho I already had one done?

  • Braden Doughety

    Braden Doughety

    6 days ago

    Anywhere I can find parts number list? I have a 94 del sol I’m trying to do this on. Thanks in advanced

  • MR E Homeskills

    MR E Homeskills

    6 days ago

    As I age I cuss less :o) I do use an electric corded torque gun.

  • ShadowLMG

    ShadowLMG

    7 days ago

    ChrisFix: this is so easy to do Me: cant even find a bolt

  • Miron swyst

    Miron swyst

    7 days ago

    Going on a third axel replacement from firestone...first 9 months, second 12 months, I drove 8k miles per year, the keep asking for labor costs...b.s. sick of firestone replacements parts. The original parts on my 1998 toyota Avalon hold ..@ 250 k miles...but everything that’s replaced breaks under 9k miles ...

  • ChrisFix

    ChrisFix

    6 days ago

    Get OEM parts and replace it yourself to get the job done right.

  • jim green

    jim green

    8 days ago

    Chris if you can make a video about diesel engines and turbos that will be perfect thank you for your efforts .

  • jim green

    jim green

    8 days ago

    Perfect,parfait,perfecto....

  • Samantha Gulcharan

    Samantha Gulcharan

    8 days ago

    Saran Gulcharan

  • Domitila Medrano

    Domitila Medrano

    8 days ago

    How about brembo brakes

  • crazy videos *

    crazy videos *

    9 days ago

    Please make video on how to install turbo kit in car ?

  • - YaBoyGrind -

    - YaBoyGrind -

    9 days ago

    After which suspension part replacement should you get a alignment done or check?🤔

  • Kiba Kun

    Kiba Kun

    10 days ago

    Does that apply for all the vehicles?

  • kevin miranda

    kevin miranda

    10 days ago

    Watching this video before I change my whole suspension in my truck.

  • ChrisFix

    ChrisFix

    10 days ago

    Awesome!

  • David Horowitz

    David Horowitz

    11 days ago

    If you don't have one, you should buy an ultrasonic cleaner.

  • TIXSIYER Johnny

    TIXSIYER Johnny

    11 days ago

    5.17 random lifting quote that doesn't apply to the situation

  • Joe Anderson

    Joe Anderson

    11 days ago

    about how much did all the parts cost. Did most of the parts come in the mail, or at a local store? I tried to figure the cost but kinda lost in the process, so if you have gross $ that would help me much. Thanks in advance

  • Joe Anderson

    Joe Anderson

    10 days ago

    @ChrisFix Wow, under $1000 for everything? I'm trying to price out the front end stuff like you did on the El Sol for a 97 Mazda. You giving me hope that I can get that done for a reasonable outlay. Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions, love your channel, and watch episodes multiple times to be sure that I get all the maneuvers

  • ChrisFix

    ChrisFix

    11 days ago

    I’m in under $1000 including the cost of the car.

  • japspec96

    japspec96

    11 days ago

    What was the silver rust barrier paint? That's not linked.

  • D R

    D R

    11 days ago

    7:04 me every night

  • Edilson’s dumb Videos

    Edilson’s dumb Videos

    12 days ago

    No one : Me 1am In the morning: 8:03

  • El Dwell

    El Dwell

    12 days ago

    Hey Guys! ChrisFix here, im gonna show you how to replace your entire wife!

  • Joni Ray

    Joni Ray

    13 days ago

    I'm in need of rebuilding the front suspension on my 89 ford bronco ii. My sway bar is barely attached, my ball joints are almost completely shoot, my breaks are a mess, no clue what else could be wrong. The problem is it's my only transport, and I'm not completely sure I can do the job. Wouldn't be a problem if I had the money to put it in a shop but I don't even think I have the money for all the replacement parts.

  • Tim L. PINE

    Tim L. PINE

    13 days ago

    Hi Chris; Love your channel for so many reasons. One comment though- car repair and home mechanics can generate a lot of hazardous waste and contaminated wash water (note how you sprayed down the wheel wells, soaped it up, sprayed it down again). All that waste and dirty wash water has to be handled responsibly and not allowed to harm the environment. For instance, most wash water that goes down a driveway and into a gutter ends up flowing to a creek or lake or bay without any treatment whatsoever (there are some combined storm and sanitary sewer systems but they're pretty rare, especially in the West). Please make a vid where you show proper management of wash water and waste automotive fluids; it would really help your subscribers, and the environment, a lot. Cheers, Tim

  • boostedsil40

    boostedsil40

    14 days ago

    5:10 Lift with back in a twisting jerking motion,Ok got it.

  • boostedsil40

    boostedsil40

    14 days ago

    this is the second time ive heard camber wear but I was told by my teacher that camber doesnt cause wear its toe,But if you have camber negative or positive you will see this in the wear but the wear isnt from the camber is this correct?

  • mike andrews

    mike andrews

    12 days ago

    iv,e been a brake /front end mech. since 77 camber is a tire wearing angle

  • Jose Rodezno

    Jose Rodezno

    14 days ago

    Drinking game idea. Take a shot everytime he says beautiful.

  • Zachary Barksdale

    Zachary Barksdale

    15 days ago

    That would have been a great time to check if you had any play in the steering rack, it's really frustrating to put it all together and find out after the fact that the major problem was the rack. Then you would have to pull it all apart again to replace it.

  • Aysha's Kitchen

    Aysha's Kitchen

    15 days ago

    Hey if i boaght a car for 300 $ how much may want to spend on it to get it going

  • 5uccme

    5uccme

    15 days ago

    2:22 now i do understand that everybody has one

  • Blake Mcphillip

    Blake Mcphillip

    16 days ago

    Install turbo on mustang

  • Can Senpai

    Can Senpai

    16 days ago

    how did you learn that much about cars?

  • ToastyCornFlakes

    ToastyCornFlakes

    17 days ago

    If you cant get your ball joint out of your lower control arm, jack up the suspension ever so slightly from the ball joint itself, and wack the sides of the lower control arm. It’ll release.

  • brushie _jp

    brushie _jp

    17 days ago

    Do you have something on replacing that upper ball joint on that control arm? The arm is rust free but that ball joint design looks like a pain to get out of it.

  • Paul Roberts

    Paul Roberts

    17 days ago

    Great presentation Chris. As hobby you should take up filming. The camera shooting is excellent!

  • raymond tuzzio

    raymond tuzzio

    18 days ago

    Me: cris fix works smart not hard cris fix’s parents have entered the chat: only if you did that In school

  • Marcus383

    Marcus383

    18 days ago

    “You wanna make sure you buy oem or better parts” please tell us how you find all these parts or kits with nice parts. Have a dodge truck and there front ends suck wanna get something better then oem

  • godhealedmefrmcancer

    godhealedmefrmcancer

    19 days ago

    I appreciate and enjoy your videos. Do you have a video on how to replace Timing Belt/Chain on Ford 2008 Territory Thanks

  • - YaBoyGrind -

    - YaBoyGrind -

    19 days ago

    If you buy a new hub assembly don't it come with a new wheel bearing as well?

  • Khaled bishara

    Khaled bishara

    19 days ago

    Love your video's Mr. Fix Keep it dude! Ty

  • Sean Santiago

    Sean Santiago

    21 day ago

    Thank You Dad!!

  • Andrez !

    Andrez !

    21 day ago

    Why couldnt you get a new knuckle

  • Shutto

    Shutto

    21 day ago

    didn't make sense when we were having our theory lesson

  • John Doe

    John Doe

    22 days ago

    Dude.... I've watched, idk how many videos on USdownload, spanning many different content segments, and I gotta say (after only watching just one video of yours this one). That your ability to speak, to explain, to provide examples of when, why and how, your pace, your voice (yes your voice and how you sound is important in USdownload videos) patience, and how you even considered the thought of someone not owning a power tool and made this video accordingly. I'm not impressed easily at all, but when I am, I give due credit. You have a gift, you'd be a incredible teacher or lawyer best USdownload video I ever watched on ANYTHING sir make this your template in terms of execution cuz you did the damn thing on this one a dumb-ass can change a entire suspension after watching one of YOUR videos lol kudos to you sir

  • Boldrin Erasmus

    Boldrin Erasmus

    22 days ago

    Hey Chris just saw the video, very helpful, I'm in south Africa cape Town, very informative and helpful, replacing tie rod ends now after watching your video, Keep Up the good work.

  • Japie Bruce

    Japie Bruce

    17 days ago

    Howzit!! From Vereeniging

  • Patrick Simmons

    Patrick Simmons

    22 days ago

    Nice video going to rebuild the front end in my truck relaxing built not bought

  • Drew Trailer

    Drew Trailer

    22 days ago

    Wish I had that impact. I go Neanderthal hand tools. Sucks. I’d have to save for a year for that

  • Martin McSoar

    Martin McSoar

    23 days ago

    Have you done an easy interior detailing video? I couldnt find one and honestly I need it. I buy and sell more cars than i ever thought I would and detailing the exterior is easy enough for me, but I'm tired of paying for interior detailing but I'll also never sell a dirty car. Lol.

  • Fernando Chavez

    Fernando Chavez

    23 days ago

    I love ChrisFix

  • Joe Orton

    Joe Orton

    24 days ago

    Great video now I'm headed to my garage to dismantle my leg and rebuild it

  • Michael Dailey

    Michael Dailey

    24 days ago

    Extremely helpful, thank you so much.

  • Diego J. Vazquez Ferrer

    Diego J. Vazquez Ferrer

    24 days ago

    You should get a 350z

  • Johnny Martinez

    Johnny Martinez

    25 days ago

    Hey, Chris. How do I know which hub bearing specifically to purchase for my car? My 1996 Toyota Corolla is 4 lug and would like to make it 5 lug like this. Do I order the 5 lug hub bearing for a newer model Corolla that is 5 lug?

  • Syed Mohammed Osman Hassan

    Syed Mohammed Osman Hassan

    25 days ago

    Please do a video on how to Remote start your car/ installation of remote start. Thank you for all the videos. Love to see new suspension on car.

  • DjNaresh

    DjNaresh

    25 days ago

    dude u the man! your videos have help me so much thank you man.

  • David Craner

    David Craner

    27 days ago

    Paint it

  • Ben Oehlschlaeger

    Ben Oehlschlaeger

    27 days ago

    Hi Chris. My wife's 2004 Sienna has a shimmy when braking. I've replaced, rotors and pads, calipers, wheel bearings, and lower control arms. The control arms were clearly bad and that helped, but I still have shaking when braking. Tires are good and they are balanced. What else could it be? Struts? Sway bar linkage seems tight when pulling on it. Tie rods won't wiggle when I pull on them. Thank you for helping.

  • Lance Patterson

    Lance Patterson

    27 days ago

    He has the best easy to follow videos,very informative and helpful. Keep it up. Hope to see a toyota project sometime

  • Corey French

    Corey French

    28 days ago

    id like to personally thank you for your videos. they have helped me thought hell. i drive a 95 honda civic dx. seeing the fixes to all those common honda problems is great. keep this stuff coming chirs.

  • Your Mommy

    Your Mommy

    28 days ago

    First, big thank you for your videos. Almost every video motivates me to do car repair by myself. Here is my experience: 8:08 I would rather use special removing tool right from beginning instead of hammering it down with nut on the stud. As you said after you hammer it down you can have problem to unscrew nut. And it can be tricky to clamp down stud hard enough to unscrew nut. Also it's possible to damage rubber. I would like you shed some light on how to screw nuts when you install new knuckle. I had same problem with spinning studs and nuts. And you cannot just clamp down stud because: 1. After you tight down nut it's hard or impossible to remove clamp tool. 2. Most likely you damage rubber with clamp tool. P.S. Did this job last Saturday. I'm very proud of myself. Thank you again!

  • Aiden Harrison

    Aiden Harrison

    28 days ago

    I don’t know what bolts have more rust. The ones on that car or the ones on the titanic

  • Joogie Studios

    Joogie Studios

    28 days ago

    Hey Chris when are you going to install your new throttle body and upload the video? I need to watch something dude haha

  • Cody McBeth

    Cody McBeth

    29 days ago

    Hey Chris i've got a 93' del sol, are the Mevotech parts in the description all for a del sol?

  • Anne Blakey

    Anne Blakey

    29 days ago

    Chris, I am being told the steering box in my 2009 Suburban needs replaced, shop claims there is a lot of play in the steering wheel. As the main driver of the vehicle I have not noticed excessive play in the wheel. Is there a video to show me how to tell if my steering box is bad?

  • ABFL

    ABFL

    29 days ago

    Who scrolled down to the comments after seeing the Hub part😂😂

  • John Doe

    John Doe

    29 days ago

    Instead of using struts can you put coil overs?

  • sory4beinanonymous

    sory4beinanonymous

    Month ago

    @chrisfix when using stuff like rust bonding paint, body fillers and aluminum chrome could you use the name of the product? It would be really helpful in restoring my project car. Thanks :D

  • ITS ME WILL

    ITS ME WILL

    Month ago

    What car was this?

  • Kristan Joseph

    Kristan Joseph

    Month ago

    I am an old fan and i love your vids but sence im a kid i cant do this but when im bigger ill try your auto fix so my mom will be pround at me:)

  • Besho Spidey

    Besho Spidey

    Month ago

    Thanks for the video but you forget to stick something into the Axle hole in the transmission before you wash up with water because it will damage your transmission when the water get in into it Thanks

  • Penance 1

    Penance 1

    Month ago

    I’m looken for a car under 1k what should I look for?

  • Antoine ah

    Antoine ah

    Month ago

    am i the only one who have seen the HUGE crack at 10:35 ?

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