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Unread 07-15-2013, 10:15 AM   #1
huntb
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Squeak from front end

I've developed quite an annoying squeak coming from what sounds like the front drivers side. I have recently installed JBAs arms but it seems as though the squeaking has just recently gotten bad. It does it over all small bumps but not noticeable over larger bumps (didn't notice is two tracking this weekend). It also doesn't seem to do it while I am applying the brakes. I just really hope its no the a-arm on the drivers side because it is such a PITA to get at.

Anyone have any thoughts? I'm really thinking/hoping its the brakes because they haven't been changed in forever

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Unread 07-15-2013, 10:22 AM   #2
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I'm also going to try disconnecting the front sway bar links and do a little city driving to see if that is the issue
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Unread 07-15-2013, 10:35 AM   #3
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Did you tighten the a-arms with the tires in the air or resting with the weight of the vehicle on the ground?
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Unread 07-15-2013, 10:49 AM   #4
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Did you tighten the a-arms with the tires in the air or resting with the weight of the vehicle on the ground?
Passengers side - on the ground
Drivers side - in the air... but then I knew that was a bad idea so took the d*mn thing apart again, loosened the bolts some, dropped it to the ground and retightened fml that was fun
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Unread 07-15-2013, 11:24 AM   #5
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Check the brake pads in the front and make sure that you have the 4 clips on them.

They look similar to this:

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