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Old 06-02-2011, 01:42 PM
dmrodriguez5 dmrodriguez5 is offline
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Default squeky front?

One thing I noticed when i first bought my used 98 ranger this year was that it seemed to have a squeky front when driving around. It does it when turning the wheel, going over speed bumps so i'm not sure if it's just because it has a lift and it's an old suspension kit or what? any idea what or how i need to fix this?
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Old 06-02-2011, 01:48 PM
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Default Re: squeky front?

check all the joints and bushings. you could need to grease your pivots, or replace worn out ball joints.
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Old 06-02-2011, 02:20 PM
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Default Re: squeky front?

I would say same as above. also another thing can be the sway bar bushings... Normally main culprit in front end squeaks.
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Old 06-02-2011, 02:30 PM
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Default Re: squeky front?

i also have a 98 ranger and have the squeaks real bad i have already replaced the ball joints and all the bushings in the front end currently running 32's and no sway bars and the thing still squeaks any ideas?
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