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Old 06-04-2008
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I drive a mazda B4000 and I hear alot of creaking and squeaking when I turn and hit bumps, but its not anything mechanical it seems thats wrong. It almost sounds like something needs grease. Any ideas?

I also want to tune my truck up, as i hit the 100, 000 km mark. Should I change all the fluids in my whole truck? or just stick to the rad flush and oil change?

what else would be worth time doing on my truck that I could do myself at low cost?
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plugs
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change oil
rad flush
trans fluid
air filter
fuel filter
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plugs
wires
change oil
rad flush
trans fluid
air filter
fuel filter
dif fluids
Agreed. If you don't know when the fluids and filters were last changed then go through and do them all. Also as for the squeak, check your bushings and shocks.
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o yeah might want to check the belts on the front of the motor.
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Also ball joints n upper control arms can make squeaking/creaking noise
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right on, I will check all of that out. I was thinking of doing my brakes and shocks at the same time anyways, so may as will kill 2 birds with 1 stone I guess eh? I noticed the other day my leaf springs were creakin too, but it isnt the same as int he front end when I turn. Are they worth changing?

My situation is I want to get the truck cleaned up, and maintained so when I get back from tour I can immediatly start lifting it and all that fun stuff.

Any, absolutly neccessary things I need to do maintenance wise before getting a body lift?

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