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.
NEXT EPISODE: Coming out NEXT THURSDAY!
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  • ChrisFix

    ChrisFix

    7 days 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/

  • Rob Boutin Jr

    Rob Boutin Jr

    Day ago

    I was not notified. Yes, it WAS offensive. OFFENSIVELY informative with top notch production. I wish I had found your channel years ago when I first started tinkering with vehicles. It was always demoralizing to try and do a basic thing and not have the tools and place to do it. I trudged through it and now I have a shop with nearly anything you could want, minus a lift (unless I see one for cheap lol). I STILL learn from your channel even though I have more of a advantage than most people because believe me I am no mechanic. As a side note have you maybe though about instructing people how to make instructional videos? Because I have never found a better How-to, period. Even from "professionals" not just sticking to automotive (with the exception of a Haynes manual, but its not a video). I am very picky about How to's and what I want to see before I attempt something and I really can never find anything that is missing.

  • Final Drive

    Final Drive

    Day ago

    Good stuff as always Chris!

  • MachuManOfLegends

    MachuManOfLegends

    Day ago

    ChrisFix Youre an arrogant trash now chrisfix. Hope u die soon in a car crash.

  • Shayne H

    Shayne H

    Day ago

    Chris, show us how to wrap a car. I've changed my fuel pump and fixed a chipped window on my Mustang thanks to your videos. Would love to wrap it.

  • Avie Martinez Pena

    Avie Martinez Pena

    Day ago

    Hey chris could you show a video on how to replace speakers

  • RC MADNESS

    RC MADNESS

    Day ago

    Chrisfix is youre mustang a v8 or a v6

  • Meng Lai

    Meng Lai

    Day ago

    Informative and awesome! Keep it up!

  • ti5i

    ti5i

    Day ago

    It's friday, where's the video 😒

  • Vadim Rodionov

    Vadim Rodionov

    Day ago

    Welcome back, Chris. Greets from Russia. Waited throughout the winter for your videos.

  • Dzevad Babajic

    Dzevad Babajic

    Day ago

    Please do a video on painting your car next.

  • Ramzan Mohammed

    Ramzan Mohammed

    Day ago

    Hey Chris what is the next video about the driftstang

  • GalacticBlader

    GalacticBlader

    Day ago

    WHERES THE NEXT VIDEO!!!

  • Parker Tyack

    Parker Tyack

    Day ago

    When’s the next drift update Ps love the vids

  • Briggs

    Briggs

    Day ago

    Where's part 2?

  • Goliath_Ave

    Goliath_Ave

    Day ago

    Chris fix your to good man you made me from a learning person to cars to being a Carmaniac I love my car always fixing it making it better bought a junk truck and I made it run it’s crazy how much you’ve thought me thanks so much

  • Jimmy West

    Jimmy West

    Day ago

    When’s the video on how to paint a car at home

  • MachuManOfLegends

    MachuManOfLegends

    Day ago

    Youre an arrogant trash now chrisfix. Hope u die soon in a car crash.

  • Bryan Roupe

    Bryan Roupe

    Day ago

    It's cheaper just to rent the tools from AZ or Advanced since it's all refunded when you return it. Most machine shops like napa are going to charge a $40 minimum to press something.

  • Aymen Atiyah

    Aymen Atiyah

    Day ago

    YO WHERE MY VIDEO AT??

  • iaan powell255

    iaan powell255

    Day ago

    When will you Sure was you installing the new throttlebody

  • Austin Chaszar

    Austin Chaszar

    Day ago

    Hey Chris, where do you find the torque specs for all the nuts and bolts? Just wondering i am replacing my pcv valve in in 04 Accord 2.4 VTEC engine and wondering where i can find a torque spec for it.

  • cristi madrista

    cristi madrista

    Day ago

    Just get a fucking car with 15 dollars and stop.suck yt for money pice of shit

  • Oscr Casperson

    Oscr Casperson

    Day ago

    when come the next video of driftstang

  • Dakota Craft

    Dakota Craft

    Day ago

    My air conditioner in my car turns on and off at random I figured it could be my fuses does anyone know what it could be?

  • Ák os

    Ák os

    Day ago

    Pls test STP fuel aditives :)

  • The pro Gamer

    The pro Gamer

    Day ago

    Chrisfix What Happend To The Vid For Today?

  • Jojobmomo

    Jojobmomo

    Day ago

    Its Thursday chris, I'm waiting 😂😂

  • Erick Gonzalez

    Erick Gonzalez

    Day ago

    Can you make a video on how to install a push to start button

  • Bitchboy GayB

    Bitchboy GayB

    Day ago

    How does this guy know how to do this stuff did he like study automobile engineering or Sumting

  • G Brown

    G Brown

    Day ago

    You need to do a Gambler 500!!!!

  • My Passion 4 stuff

    My Passion 4 stuff

    Day ago

    Next part????

  • MGaudreau Fortis fortuna Aduviat

    MGaudreau Fortis fortuna Aduviat

    Day ago

    UR the best👍👍👍

  • Kevin Nanninga

    Kevin Nanninga

    Day ago

    I dont even need a new suspension, watching anyway...

  • JaCrispy1

    JaCrispy1

    Day ago

    Hey can you do electronic brakes next? They're a real struggle to replace. :)

  • Skylar Allen

    Skylar Allen

    Day ago

    Wheres the next video

  • Brayden Bender

    Brayden Bender

    Day ago

    Just patiently waiting for the part 2

  • Jonathan Gatto

    Jonathan Gatto

    Day ago

    You know they sell the whole knuckle as one piece...

  • Brendonsanya

    Brendonsanya

    Day ago

    Bearing outer race was stuck to the hub, I know you left it out for a reason :) Love theese videos, so satisfiing

  • Davey ter Meer

    Davey ter Meer

    Day ago

    Hey Chrisfix i have a question could you make a video about how to instal led light in a car that doesnt come with leds normally do i need lensheadlight?

  • Brendonsanya

    Brendonsanya

    Day ago

    This car is a lost cause :D But very good video material :)

  • William Omar

    William Omar

    Day ago

    Good video.

  • BaggaleyTech

    BaggaleyTech

    Day ago

    Whats the silver first coat of paint? Some kind of zinc primer?

  • Wrenchettes

    Wrenchettes

    Day ago

    I didnt see any warning on this video. Man its good to have a garage or private parking. Also good neighbors lol

  • Jovan Karpuzov

    Jovan Karpuzov

    Day ago

    Make a project with a crusked muscle car

  • HliasTheSenpai

    HliasTheSenpai

    Day ago

    Face reavel for 5 million?

  • panama1965

    panama1965

    Day ago

    chris you the freaking man love these videos ur patience to explain I'm a electrician but I love working on cars my hobby but please keep these videos coming keep up the good work bro

  • Tommy Dwyer

    Tommy Dwyer

    Day ago

    That suspension was absolutely clapped. Thank god it was taken care of by chrisfix haha

  • David Bartz

    David Bartz

    Day ago

    Which paint did you end up using?

  • beefyisrare

    beefyisrare

    Day ago

    The problem is I drive a audi

  • اللاعب العربي

    اللاعب العربي

    Day ago

    I dont own a car yet, But when i do your videos will help me VERY MUCH , And i love to watch them anyways

  • Oleg Aguirre

    Oleg Aguirre

    Day ago

    Love your videos 👌🏽🔥🔥🔥

  • CoreA

    CoreA

    Day ago

    chris try to build wreck sportscar

  • john

    john

    Day ago

    Nice tutorial Chris. You really do help people.

  • Toni parts

    Toni parts

    Day ago

    I hear Chris is singing on this video, "It's BAD, You know I'm BAD, I'm BAD You know it (Really, really BAD)"

  • jgatchal jgatchal

    jgatchal jgatchal

    Day ago

    Thanks for the tip about using penetrating fluid. I've been using wooder all this time and it wasn't working.

  • Mayed Khalid

    Mayed Khalid

    Day ago

    If you want to know what my favorite car is Toyota Land Cruiser

  • sarethums

    sarethums

    Day ago

    I hope you use knee pads

  • Cammie Adventures

    Cammie Adventures

    Day ago

    Who here is still pumped for the Mustang supercharger video. Who can relate?!?

  • hashtag xXKamatyXx

    hashtag xXKamatyXx

    Day ago

    Hi. My dad has a nissan king cab, i dont know, it might be a 1992 or some like that. So the thing is that the clutch doesnt snap back, it just sticks to the back. Can you help me? And the brake, i have to push it like 3 times to get it to brake. Could you help?

  • Kanzen Александр

    Kanzen Александр

    Day ago

    7:10 😂 he's jacking so fast

  • Lucas E. Honda

    Lucas E. Honda

    Day ago

    Can you do a video on Rear Suspension Rebuild on the same car?

  • Abolfazl Mirzaei

    Abolfazl Mirzaei

    Day ago

    Wow! RPF1s!

  • TigarryXXC

    TigarryXXC

    Day ago

    WE WANT MORE DRIFTSTANG VIDS 😭😭😭😭😭

  • teddyxruxpin

    teddyxruxpin

    Day ago

    Okay I have a 2005 Ford focus, rebuilt title, who knows how many miles... It's a winter car that I drive here in Michigan and in the summer I have a FRS. The focus runs like a champ, have had it for five years and the engine is great! Only problem is the suspension, the potholes in Michigan are so bad, and I can hear alot of noise coming from the suspension parts. This video has motivated me to replace the whole thing this spring, when I'm not driving it anymore. Thanks Chris! Looks like this car should be lasting me another five years!

  • Nagashree Kiran

    Nagashree Kiran

    Day ago

    Please make a video about drum to disc brake conversion.

  • Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito

    Day ago

    I feel bad for anyone who just watched this and gutted their whole suspension just to be left on a cliff hanger. Lmao.

  • Tk Racing

    Tk Racing

    Day ago

    I already know how to do all this but these videos are great anyway !

  • Jesse luna

    Jesse luna

    Day ago

    Chrisfix I need to ask you a question

  • Nagashree Kiran

    Nagashree Kiran

    Day ago

    What is it pal?

  • lask7117

    lask7117

    Day ago

    Yes quality Mevotech

  • Y.ungMatt

    Y.ungMatt

    Day ago

    DIY on rusted brake rotors

  • Brandonn Lara

    Brandonn Lara

    Day ago

    Can you make a video on raising up cars using a jack. I always wonder how to raise my car high and safely like how you did with the jack stands in the middle

  • Dhilan Rocky

    Dhilan Rocky

    Day ago

    I don't own a car still i watch his videos...maybe one day when i own a car his tips and tricks come in handy.

  • cool_ ty55

    cool_ ty55

    Day ago

    The thing is my dad's a mechanic but I still watch your videos cuz they're fun and easy to do

  • Sebastian Hicks

    Sebastian Hicks

    Day ago

    Chrisfix, you da man!! ✊✊👊👊

  • hiram castillo

    hiram castillo

    Day ago

    man I really love your videos, they are so well explained and with hacks and evrything. :D

  • ChrisFix

    ChrisFix

    Day ago

    Thanks!

  • Vladimir Furrs

    Vladimir Furrs

    Day ago

    Can you do a video on how to use paddle shifters?

  • Richie Witkowski

    Richie Witkowski

    Day ago

    You should add a top tip of some sort about what you should do if the axle is rust welded into the hub bearing assembly...it happens to me all the time

  • MATT2P

    MATT2P

    Day ago

    please do a rear end too please

  • sk8gamer

    sk8gamer

    Day ago

    How do you learn this stuff, its not like you can search up "chrisfix how to ______"

  • Dan Man

    Dan Man

    Day ago

    Can you do a video on how to paint a car

  • Jonathan Bonilla

    Jonathan Bonilla

    Day ago

    This channel is gold

  • Island Aerial

    Island Aerial

    2 days ago

    Someone please send this guy a Dremel set!

  • Jordon Merasty

    Jordon Merasty

    2 days ago

    Hey chrisfix. I'm not sure if you've already done it but can you do a video next about replacing headers ? Thanks. Love your videos!

  • Nick Holton

    Nick Holton

    2 days ago

    Every time he said knuckle I cringed, I was just listening at first and I was so confused until I realized he was calling the spindle a knuckle

  • Matthew N

    Matthew N

    2 days ago

    ChrisFix beard reveal...

  • enfynet

    enfynet

    2 days ago

    I want to see your glove hand do an interview 😂

  • Wilberto Escalera

    Wilberto Escalera

    2 days ago

    How come you didn't do the calipers by the way goods video I watched them all

  • Andywensheng cao

    Andywensheng cao

    2 days ago

    When you going to make a video 2013 Acura TL FWD big job....... rear main seal

  • Yoink boink

    Yoink boink

    2 days ago

    What state do you live in?

  • apachelives

    apachelives

    2 days ago

    3:00 nearly had a heart attack thought you just threw it at the mustang

  • Mohamad B

    Mohamad B

    2 days ago

    Now that's an old car

  • Mohamad B

    Mohamad B

    2 days ago

    Your the best mechanic on USdownload! Keep up the good work! Love your videos!

  • Filip Andersson

    Filip Andersson

    2 days ago

    Hi Chris, can you by any chance show us how to make LED bulbs stop flicker, on a car with Canbus

  • Eliezer C. alves

    Eliezer C. alves

    2 days ago

    Good evening, I'm a newbie in the world of mechanics. I would like to say that I accompany your videos whenever I can, I have learned a lot more I have a small request, I do not know if someone has already done or you will read and understand. would you have a list of your tools? Thank you for your attention.

  • Taylor Stankey

    Taylor Stankey

    2 days ago

    Now I see why this was flagged as offensive 7:05 lol

  • Stilg1301

    Stilg1301

    2 days ago

    Phillips screws on the brake shield, yet grabs a Pozidriv (and a small ones too) :/ Impact screwdriver and good size phillips bit and they just might have gone out.

  • baire702

    baire702

    2 days ago

    How could anyone give this great video a thumbs down? Idiots!!!!

  • FBI AGENT 20038726

    FBI AGENT 20038726

    2 days ago

    7:02, maybe the reason it was restricted 🤣

  • Inaam Altaf

    Inaam Altaf

    2 days ago

    what is that silver and black protecting paint, and can you spray paint over that?

  • FaZe Huebert

    FaZe Huebert

    2 days ago

    Hey Chris can you help me my moms car won’t go forwards or back when we press on the ecsellerater the suspension goes up I don’t know why please do a video how to fix this I think it’s something about the brake cable

  • Steven Sousa

    Steven Sousa

    2 days ago

    Will you be making a video for rebuilding the rear suspension?

  • STEVE

    STEVE

    2 days ago

    Hey Chris, your link for the paint goes to several products on Amazon. Was it the gray POR-15 with a black topcoat? Or was it Rust Bullet?

  • David Hayes

    David Hayes

    2 days ago

    Another great video Chris.

  • Alan Powell

    Alan Powell

    2 days ago

    Thanks for a fantastic video. I REALLY APPRECIATE that you left in the slide hammer fail. So many times I watch videos and its been done 10 times so it all goes perfect on video but when I do it at home I run into issues like the slide hammer and need help over coming those challenges. Keep up the great work, can't wait to see more!

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