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Old 04-23-2012, 08:05 AM
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i have a squeak that i can hear with the radio on when i hit bumps in the truck. it is coming from the frontend. i thouight it was related to bad shocks. replaced shocks and nope its still there. what could it be? springs? the bushing on the suspension arm? what to check and how? driving me nuts....
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:35 AM
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Just go over the suspension really well and see if you can see any wore out parts and replace them.
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:20 AM
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I would think sway bar bushings.
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:26 AM
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didnt think sway bar.....
recent work = new trac bar new steering stabilizer new drag links
latest work= new shocks

this will sound dumb but best way to check? jack up and start wiggling and pulling?
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:34 AM
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Be sure to check ball joints as well the can cause a squeak and or knock sound

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didnt think sway bar.....
recent work = new trac bar new steering stabilizer new drag links
latest work= new shocks

this will sound dumb but best way to check? jack up and start wiggling and pulling?
You can look at the linkage service the boots are busted u can have somones push down on the bumper or use pry bar n pry it just enought to get the movement out of them see if they make a sound

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pretty sure i have found that annoying squeek. the adj trac bar is hitting and rubbing a shiny spot in the bracket behind and above it. now to figure out why the contact?
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into the dealer last night- was told (shown) the factory trac bar has a bend to it and the adj one is straight hence the contact. he told me to cut or grind the effected area off the bracket to clearance it.......
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