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Old 11-13-07, 03:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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creaking front end suspension

yeah.. i dont know if you know what i mean, but..simply. my front end is creaking and squeaking..shot shocks?

if i change it up, should i change both ends? drop it?

what brands work?
ive never dealt with suspension -_-
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Old 11-21-07, 02:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My Legend has the same issue. New OEM shocks are what I'll get eventually... I don't want a stiffer/firmer ride.. despite the obvious benefits to performance that would have.
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Could be bushing related. Check front sway bar bushings to start.
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Turned out to be all 4 ball joints for me... usually dries out then corrodes making a creaking noise. Easy to check for play yourself.
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its the front tied rods. most likely the inner ones, or atleast it sounds like it.
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Listen, if its creaking while you brake and go around a turn of something like that, lube your caliper pins, don't spend all the money on control arms, etc..
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i had the same issue with my 95 sedan.

the creaking noise was coming from the passenger side, it would creak loud enough when i make a turn and hit bumps. i found out that the inner joint's boot was completely torn. i pulled the entire axle and re-pack the inner joint with new high pressure grease and new inner boot. i also re-packed the outer joint with new high pressure grease and replaced the outer boot with new one.

i thought it was the rubbers, shocks, tie rod ends, ball joints...etc, but none of them.

it's been nearly two months now and it's creak free.
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Lower control arm ball joint

I thought one or both of my Legend's axle shafts were going out but after inspecting them I found out that my passenger lower control arm ball joint stud was beginning to scrape the inside of my wheel. Could this mean that the ball joint has gone bad?
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Try the rubber mount on top of the coil. Mine drove me nuts until I got some SIlicon grease up in there
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Mine squeaks when going 5-10mph over bumpy roads and when I push down on the fender when the car is parked. It only squeaks from the front left side. Any thoughts on what it could be?
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Hey i think my car has the same problem, is there any guide on how to lube those parts..? I dont have money to send it to a shop...can any one help me?
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I'm not too auto savvy so bear with me... I have creaking on the left front of my car as well. The other day I had my front end jacked up because I was changing my front brake discs. One of my buddies was showing me how to do it and while we were messing around with my left brake disc, he grabbed the control arm and was able to move it around and you could see where the ball joint was loose and not holding that control arm tight. The right side of my car was tight. So I plan on changing that ball joint in the future, just havent gotten around to getting the parts yet. I'll let you know if it fixes my "creaking"
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