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Old 10-15-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
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I have a 2000 f150 stepside 4x4 5speed v6. When I go over bumps or even just riding down the road it squeaks bad all around the truck.. Any ideas?
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:30 PM   #2
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My '02 does that as well. I have crawled all underneath it and found no grease zerk's. I tried to soak everything in silicone spray and it did nothing. I am curious if there is a fix as well. '02 V6 XL Sport 4x4
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It's the lower ball joints penitrating oil works for a few days
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Mine creaks and it is the bushings on the torsion bars. Silicone spray works for a few days.
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X 2 on the ball joint.
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ball joints most of the time. For mine, its the idler arm and pitman arm along with the ball joints as well
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Yep. Ball joint for me too.
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bushings on the Stabilizer bar was what mine was as well. I went and bought new bushings for $7 a side at Autozone. Truck rides real quiet now.

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You can easily tell what came off my truck and what was put on my truck.

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i find my tailgate creeks
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Lower ball joints for me too. Lol my suggestion to y'all is if its squeaking look under it good, find the problem and fix it! I new it was my lower ball joints but I kept saying it will be fine I will get around to it. I didn't notice they were this bad till I started changing them! Yikes!
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