Loud creaking/rubbing noise in front end - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
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Loud creaking/rubbing noise in front end

My 01 PSD blew the powersteering hose right after I got it. It drenched the entire engine compartment and front underside of my truck with fluid. I fixed the hose and washed everything down as best as possible with a hose. Not a high pressure just a garden hose. I used some diluted simple green to help some areas, mainly on the painted surfaces.

A few days later I noticed a loud noise squeek/metal rubbing noise from the front of the truck. It sounds like it is coming from the front drivers side. It happens while going over a bump at low speed. Like a speed bump in a parking lot or the entry to my driveway. I have taken it in for an oil change and mentioned it, they said they lubed it real well. I have also had the front end aligned and they said they didnt see anything wrong.

Anyone have any good ideason what to look for?

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