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My car is squeeking when i turn or when the weight of the car shifts. But i can turn the wheels and it does it real bad. Wich does that sound like?


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Re: strut or spring?

So how long is a piece of string ? What are you driving ? what mileage ? what year ?
F.W.D. or R.W.D. ? Is the squeek from the front or back ? Straight line or on corners ?
Is it coming from the wheels or suspention. Need a lot more info.
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obviously the one in my signature. Its the front right

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My car is squeeking when I turn or when the weight of the car shifts. But I can turn the wheels and it does it real bad. Which does that sound like?
Sounds like a dry ball joint or tie roid end. Have someone turn the steering wheel back and forth while holding the tie rod or ball joint. You should feel the roughness. A mechanics stethescope will work too.

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Hanvt tried that, it doesnt do it all that much, just every so often. If one of those are dry, it could just be greased up right?

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Hanvt tried that, it doesnt do it all that much, just every so often. If one of those are dry, it could just be greased up right?
If it has a grease fitting. Otherwise, you'd have to pierce the boot and inject it in that way, but the boot will eventually tear, even if you seal the pierce with RTV.

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