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Old 01-15-2012
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front-end squeaking

We just had the first sub 20 degree day here in southern MI and all of a sudden I have some loud squeaking going on in my front passenger side. I hear it whenever I go over a bump and not around turns. It had 47000 miles so could it be a shock? I looked at another thread and most people said ball joints and control arms. some of them were saying they were spending close to $1000 to fix it so im praying its just my shock. please help.
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could be one of the many bushings on the front end...hit all of them with some white lithium grease and see what happens
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Could be anything in the front end. Jack it up and take a look.
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I agree with DJ. Spray all the joints and links, even the outside of the ball joints. I did this on my 02 and the original suspension went to 185k miles.
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mine squeaked, the upper ball joints were basically gone and the bushings were just about as bad.
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well it was about 50 degrees and there was no squeaking at all
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