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: 49,350 (25,000–100,000)
5 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2001, 2008, more2009
13 people reported this problem
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2001 Mercury Sable45,000
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.
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2009 Mercury Sable25,000
no solution
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2009 Mercury Sable40,000
rubbery front squeek while driving especially on driveway curb
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2001 Mercury Sable27,000
not fixed yet
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2009 Mercury Sable59,100
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