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Old 05-24-2005, 01:03 AM   #1
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Every time I turn left going at a slow rate of speed (less than 20 mph) my left front squeaks like crazy. I'm not exactly sure what it is, but I am sure that one of you out there does.
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Check to see if your sway bar bushings are intact and that the bolts are tight,also Try greasing the front end.there are other causes but these are the least cost effective.
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And how would a rookie car person go about doing such actions? I can honestly say I have no idea what you've said. Sorry, I know computers better than cars.
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You need a grease gun. They can be had for $10 at Sears or most Auto Parts stores. There are grease fittings all around. FIll 'em up, and see what happens. Fixed me up. Mine was also a low-speed occurance.


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Sorry for the several questions, but where exactly do I grease? I'm not really savvy under the hood of the car, or underneath the car for that matter.
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Well, there are several grease fittings under the car. I cannot remember them off-hand, however if you look under there, you will see little nipples.. well those are grease fittings. Pump grease in until old grease pops out [you'll see it], and if it'* really gross grease, keep pumping it until fresh stuff comes in. Also, take the old grease and put it on the frame and/or body. This will prevent rust, plus get rid of that gross rust-colour our sub-frames look like, and give it a nice black look [if you cover everything, which you probably won't have enough grease for].


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