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Old 06-17-2006
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rear suspension squeak...

the rear suspension on my truck squeaks when i go over a semi-large bump. Is it possible that its just the strut and maybe a little wd-40 would cure it? I like to hear my exhaust and that little squeak is driving me nuts lol
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Prob the little rubber piece that goes between the leafs fell out. Not an issue of any just makes that squeaky noise. I have noticed alot of rangers have that noise lol.
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Mine squeaks, but my dad said it was just normal truck suspension noises.
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^^ditto, the traction bars made it a little worse in my case tho. I just need to get new leaf springs.
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i have fought my squeeks for a long time now...ive lubed literally everything but it eventually comes back
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yeah i sprayed my leafs down with wd-40 and it was gone for a week or so, maybe some lithium grease would last longer.
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mine has done it since the truck was 6 months old... i dont hear it anymore
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in the winter my squeeks go away.. but in the spring and summer, with the windows down, it returns, lol. it annoys the hell out of me. i was wondering if there was anything to get rid of it, but i guess all i can do is keep greasing stuff up
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thats cool. good info. thanks guys
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I kinda like it when i'm going slow offroad... it feels like I'm doing something cool when i driving over bumps in my "terraced" driveway.
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Its all about the skyjacker leafs with the teflon wear pad...squeekless!
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