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2003 Ford F-150 Question: i have a bad squeak coming from the front of my suspension. its not the brakes.

 

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sims123, 4.6L V8, Fort Worth, TX, December 04, 2013, 15:47
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front end squeak? usually when i am going over a bump and the front end is being compressed.

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    G. T. Service Center (4056 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG December 04, 2013, 17:17
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    Could possibly be the Ball Joints or Dry Control arm bushings. The Ball joints from factory are sealed and not greaseable. As they wear at times they will make an annoying noise. The bushings can be quieted by putting some brake fluid on the bushings to stop the noise. I'm just suggesting something you might try, I can't hear the squeak, but these are some things I have dealt with in the past.

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    sims123, December 04, 2013, 17:22
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    thanks for the tip. i will try the brake fluid.

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    cardocIII from Gillespie's Auto Service, December 04, 2013, 20:26
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    Check the sway bar to frame bushings, that's another likely culprit.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12960 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 05, 2013, 06:51
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    seen the pitman arm make loud squeeks often on these fords

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