Honda HR-V Owners & Service Manuals

Honda HR-V: Ball Joint Boot Replacement and Inspection

Special Tools Required

Bearing Driver Attachment, 40 mm 07GAF-SE00200

Suspension System - Inspection, Overhaul & Adjustment


1. Ball Joint Boot - Inspect

  1. Check the ball joint boot for weakness, damage, cracks, and grease leaks.


    • If the ball joint boot is damaged with grease leaks, replace the appropriate part as an assembly.
    • If the ball joint boot is soft and cracked without grease leaks, replace the appropriate ball joint boot.


1. Vehicle - Lift

2. Front Wheel - Remove

3. Lower Arm Ball Joint - Remove

4. Ball Joint Boot - Remove

Suspension System - Inspection, Overhaul & Adjustment

5. Ball Joint Boot - Install

Suspension System - Inspection, Overhaul & Adjustment

  1. Pack the interior and lip (A) of a new boot with grease.


    • Keep the grease off of the boot-to-lower ball joint housing mating surfaces (B).
    • Use the grease that comes with the ball joint kit, or multipurpose grease.
    • Do not let dirt or other foreign materials get into the boot.
  2. Pack fresh grease into the base (C)
  3. Install the ball joint boot
  4. Squeeze it gently to force out any air
  5. Wipe the grease off the tapered portion of the ball joint pin (D).

Suspension System - Inspection, Overhaul & Adjustment

  1. Press the boot with the bushing base until the bottom seats (A) on the

6. Lower Arm Ball Joint - Install

7. Front Wheel - Install


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