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Lincoln Zephyr Squeak or Creak Noise When Driving Over Bumps

 
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Model Year Affected: 2006

Average Mileage: 77,363 mi (46,000 mi - 120,000 mi)

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A squeak or creak noise may be noted when driving over bumps. Our technicians tell us of two possible causes. The lower control arm may have faulty welds or the strut jounce bumper could be rubbing on a dry strut plate. There is a factory repair kit for the lower control arms. If the noise is coming from the strut it may require dis-assembly to lubricate the jounce bumper.

  • Visitor, , 63,000 mi

    squeaks when I turn hit bumps and only on driver side of the car. I haven't fixed it because i am not sure what it is.

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  • Visitor, , 96,000 mi

    Just last week our car started creaking and squeaking when we were going slow. Haven't fixed it yet, but glad this might be whats causing it... that's the first step to fixing the problem, right?

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  • Visitor, , 72,000 mi

    Definitely sounds like the car needs lubrication.. I first noticed it during one of the coldest days in February. Then, I went for weeks without really noticing it. It became very noticeable yesterday afternoon. I did not recall hearing it this morning.

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  •  Rookie

    Yes, my car sounds like something needs oiling when I turn the wheels and creaks as it goes over bumps.

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  •  Rookie

    squeaks over bumps, especially when cold

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  • Visitor, , 108,000 mi

    I noticed it about 2 months ago. It seems to happen on days that it is really hot outside. It sounds like a squeak or grinding noise when I turn. I took it to a shop and they couldn't find anything wrong, apparently it wasn't doing it when I went there. This is super good to know!! I will pass this information on to them.

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  • Stopping there is a creaking grinding sound, backing up it does the same I don't need brakes got new tires what is it I only have 50k miles on my car

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  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    Squeaking... Thought it was shocks. Tire shop couldn't find anything... Also, now having problem with plastic crappy shifter and ac therm control went out... Time to get rid of this car!

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  •  Rookie

    Same problem. Squaks when driving over bumps, used to do it in the winter months only and now it is doing it in warmer weather too.

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  • same noise although ford keeps telling me they can't find anything wrong

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