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Old 03-02-2011, 09:41 PM   #1
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Default creaking/squeaking from front end

i have a 03 4x4 that now has a creaking noise comming from the front end, seems to happen when on bumps but will do it when i turn the wheel while sitting still. i had cranked my tbars about a inch a month ago, i wouldnt think the would have anything to do with it, some kind of bushing getting worn out? just replaced tie rods but maybee ball joints? i would also like to add this all started right as i mailed in my final payment on the truck
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Old 03-02-2011, 10:02 PM   #2
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the same thing is happening to my truck right now although it is a 98 2wd. I've gotten advice saying to check out cab bushings, rad bushings, and ball joints. My thoughts would also be to check out control arms and tie rod ends as you mentioned that it also happens when you turn the wheel.
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Old 03-02-2011, 11:57 PM   #3
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could be ball joints any kind of bushings number of things check ball joints first then go from there
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wait...you mean it's not supposedto creak, crak and groan in the front!??!
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