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Old 12-18-2003, 20:50   #1 (permalink)
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Noises from BA front end

I purchased my BA XR6 in September and it has only done 5000kms but it has already developed a creaking noise in the front end. Everytime you turn the wheel it goes creak, creak, creak. Has anybody else with BA's expereinced the same or no of any inherent problems with the BA front end. It almost sounds like it is an oldd XF!
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Old 12-18-2003, 20:54   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Noises from BA front end

all it needs is for the two nuts that mount the rack to the subframe to be tigthend up it will any take up a bit but this will fix it.
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Old 12-19-2003, 15:52   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for that Ian I will give it a whirl today, too much drama having to book it into and get to my dealer.
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if you dont get it fixed call Knox ford in melbourne they fixed the same problem @ my 3000 km service something to do with the bushes being different sizes the fixed it no probs
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Thanks ARI1000, unfortunately Melbourne a tad too far away, I am in Adelaide.
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Old 12-27-2003, 03:47   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Noises from BA front end

Interesting, I had the same problem, and the right hand sway bar rubber was replaced, it was split in two..
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Re: Noises from BA front end

it's under warrenty take it to the dealer.
Never ceases to amaze me that people would bother to stuff with a new car when someone else can do it for free.

Where in adelaide do you live? There are heaps of Ford dealers around.
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Re: Noises from BA front end

I also have a creaking but its in the boot of my BA xr6, I don't always here the creaking on all bumps only on some, it must depend on how deep the bump is or something like that. can anyone help?
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