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Major front end squeakage when going over speed bumps...

ya so going over thin yet tall speed bumps make my front end bounce, and man does it SQUEAK! any ideas on how to make it stop?
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Grease the front sway bar mounts (all of them).
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I'd bet on ball joints.
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any ideas on how to make it stop?

Turn up the radio! Hey it seems to work for my dad.
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Grease the front sway bar mounts (all of them).
How would one go about doing this??
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wd 40?
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front end grease.. ive tried wd40 before it doesnt help at all.. get it at auto parts stores in the grease aisle believe it or not!
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Yup I have the same problem, Dave. I just turn up my radio....

Yea Grease will probably help alot..
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just grease your front sway bar bushings. the main problem with them is they dry out and dry rubber on metal makes for some squeaky squeaky lol
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I'd bet on ball joints.
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there are no grease fitting on my truck tho....
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There doesn't need to be to grease the sway bar. Take the mounts off the frame, pop the metal off of the foam / pvc / whatever it is, and lather it up with some grease from a bucket, usually found in the section that the tubes of grease are in at autozone.
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my front end squeaks and creaks and I know it is not just the sway bar. Look at your ball joints and see if the boots are still intact. If they are not, then that is your problem.
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