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Squeaky Suspension

I drive a 99 Ranger 4x4, and I was just wonderin what the best way to make my suspension stop squeaking.
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mine has recently(within the past few days) start squeaking also.
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grease
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on what though....what to start with...
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well where is it coming from?
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haha dont offroad and it wont squeak
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WD-40 is a "water dissplacer" and is just about totaly useless!!!!!

unless your truck has had parts replaced (with parts with grease fittings) then you can not grease it, stock parts do not have grease fittings.

probley gonna need a balljoint or 4, maybe a tie rod or 2.
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my 2000 had squeaky leaf springs, push down rapidly on the rear bumper and see if it squeaks
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grease the front sway bar and it will go away
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grease the leafs and shackle, and grease the sway bar.
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how do you grease the front sway bar?

certified mechanics want to know.
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it just started. its one it before but AFTER i went offroading it stopped. it did it when i first got the truck. then i went offroading and it stopped. lol
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i greased my front sway bar by undoing the two bolts that hold the bracket on and the the rubber bushing pulls of the bar by the factory slit in it...then fill it up with grease mine was bone dry with dirt in its place
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