Popping, Squeaking, Noisy Sounds from Front Wheel Areas While Driving on Mercury Sable

Chafing of the jounce bumper against the strut rod and / or rubbing of the dust boot against the strut mount cup can cause popping, squeaking, and noisy sounds from front wheel areas while driving. Lubricate the jounce bumper (bump stop), strut rod, and boot with dielectric grease fix this concern.

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Average mileage: 69,802 (25,000–150,320)
6 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, more2008, 2009
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2001 Mercury Sable 45,000 mi,
One of the belts in the front sounds like it's squeaking. I had it looked at and the mechanic noticed nothing wrong. It sounds like a bunch of rats chattering. It seems to get louder and more frequent in wet weather.
2009 Mercury Sable 40,000 mi,
rubbery front squeek while driving especially on driveway curb
2001 Mercury Sable 27,000 mi,
not fixed yet
2009 Mercury Sable 25,000 mi,
no solution
1998 Mercury Sable 112,000 mi,
Its I'm snapping and grinding in the front end on the passenger side etc
2002 Mercury Sable 150,320 mi,
Front-end squeaking noise some bouncing and a whistling sounds whenever slowing down.
2009 Mercury Sable 59,100 mi,
don't know yet