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Old 05-27-2011, 06:08 AM
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Default squeaking front end

When driving or bouncing front end up and down there is a loud squesking noise with each bounce. Any suggestions as to the cause? Thanks
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:58 AM
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Having the same issue with my 2002 4x4. Was gonna post up but i will watch this thread for details.
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:03 AM
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Default Re: squeaking front end

same problem, after extensive chats w other members we have decided it has to be the ball joints
lift up ur truck on one side and wiggle ur tire...if theres any play going from left to right then its probably ball joints

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AT LEAST THATS WHAT IVE BEEN TOLD, i havnt fixed mine yet
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:42 AM
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it's either the ball joints or the a-arm bushings... my bushings squeak like a mofo any little bump i hit...
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:10 AM
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does it do it during turns and the boddy sways? could be the sway bar bushing to.
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