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1991 Toyota Camry Question: Front end squeaking

 

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bucc8neer, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Tampa, FL, February 20, 2009, 19:43
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On the driver front side, there is this loud squeaking noise. When I press down on the front end, it makes the noise. I thought it was the strut but it wasn't. So what do you think it is?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 20, 2009, 20:40
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    A squeaking sound is usually a lower ball joint that has lost lubrication, see if there is wear or a torn rubber boot. The top strut mounts fail usually causing a rattle when driving on rough ground. Your Camry has McPhearson front suspension. look to see if there are rubber noise insulators between the suspension spring and spring perch, this can be the source of an annoying sound as the suspension travels up and down.

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