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Unread 09-04-2006, 06:57 PM   #1
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hit a bump..now my front left wheel area has a squeaking coming from it

basically the thread title explains it all...

doesnt seem to be any alignment problems or anything...and the rock wasnt that big...

so i dont think i bent anything.

what the heck could be wrong.

the squeakign happens more when i turn left...and sounds like it happens rotationally..(the faster the wheels spin..the faster it squeaks

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Unread 09-04-2006, 07:04 PM   #2
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hmm i have no clue but did u grease up all ur ball joints and everything
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Unread 09-04-2006, 08:02 PM   #3
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I'd be inclined to check your brakes. Could be your brake pad wear indicator (if your brake pads are worn down), and/or the bump jarred your brake hardware loose, causing the squeal.
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Check you trac bar mount bolt.
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Unread 09-04-2006, 08:58 PM   #5
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Quote:
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Check you trac bar mount bolt.
What he said.
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Unread 09-04-2006, 09:17 PM   #6
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This may sound very elementary, but if you haven't already, I'd check for loose lugnuts. The wheel will squeak as you described if your lugnuts are loose.
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Unread 09-04-2006, 10:11 PM   #7
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i think i know what it is...i was driving through some water and my brakes probably got a smigen of rust on them overnight bc the squeaking went away...everything is smooth...checked the bolts..eveyrthing looks fine...

i hit the brakes to clean them off and now the squeak is gone...

sound like that could be it?
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