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Squeak front drivers side

I got home from school today and took the truck for a drive and i noticed that the front drivers side is squeaking a lot while going down the road and turning. I could make it do it my rocking the truck while it was sitting still and while turning the wheels. I sparyed all the parts that i thought would move and could possilbly be making the noise with WD-40 and then drove it back in the field. It still squeaks when driving but i cant make it squeak as much when its sitting still now. But i need to find out what it is soon because im going to take it to school in a couple weeks and i dont need it falling apart while driving. So does anybody have any ideas what can be causing it? im planning on jacking up hte front tomorrow and checking stuff out.
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bad wheel bearing
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i doubt its a wheel bearing, check your upper and lower control arm bushings, my uppers squeek bad and penetrating fluid helped abit but the only way to fix is to replace or get new bushings.
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yea i doubt it to since its not a constant squeak and it isnt related to just the wheel turning
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I jacked it up today and squirted everything with kroil instead of wd40. then went and drove around a field for a little bit and no more squeak. The top ball joint boot was ripped so i would say that it rusted or got some dirt in it. The wheel would move up and down when i applied some up pressure with a bar so i think the ball joints on the side are bad or going bad.
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