Front Passenger side of van has collapsed and almost resting on tire. What happened?

Asked by May 10, 2014 at 05:50 PM about the 1991 Mazda MPV 3 Dr STD Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Was parking my van which is a 91 mazda mini van, and suddenly felt like the front passenger side fell into a gutter, but when I looked, it had collapsed somehow, it was a loud crushing grinding sound when it happened. the wheel well is almost touching the tire. What the heck happened?

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112,275

Sounds like a ball joint has failed.

1,145

It's a 23 year old van. If one side didn't collapse I'd be surprised.

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