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Old 04-10-2016, 07:29 PM
CurtHoman CurtHoman is offline
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Default Creaking from front drivers side. NOT BALLJOINTS! What could it be, shocks? springs?

Hi everybody,

I replaced my lower ball joints last year, and my ranger recently developed a creaking/ squeaking sound whenever I start stop, or go over any sort of bump. So I replaced the upper balljoints/control arms. The sway bar bushings looked fine to me while under there.

Any thoughts as to what it might be? Im thinking shocks or springs?

Thanks!
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Old 04-10-2016, 07:32 PM
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Lower control arms.

lol.

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Old 04-10-2016, 07:48 PM
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haha that is exactly the noise its making! Thanks!

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Should I replace just the bushing or the whole assembly?
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haha that is exactly the noise its making! Thanks!

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Should I replace just the bushing or the whole assembly?
No problem!

The whole assembly. It costs more, but the bushings are a royal PAIN to press out and press in. Plus, the only bushings I could find were cheap brand ones from Advance, and I'm not crazy about the quality of the rubber they use.
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