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Old 12-05-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
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Squeaky turns

There is a squeak coming from somewhere under my Jeep (as in not a dash squeak) when I make a left hand turn. I can't tell if it's squeaking in a right hand turn since I can't get my head out that window to hear it obviously.

Does anyone know what components I should be checking for wear/tightness/whatever?

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Old 12-05-2012, 01:39 PM   #2
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When was the last time you showed your grease fittings some love?

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Old 12-05-2012, 04:42 PM   #3
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Never. I've just had it about a month and it doesn't seem to have been maintained real well. Any kind of grease work?
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Old 12-05-2012, 05:12 PM   #4
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How old are your u-joints in your front axle shafts?
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:08 PM   #5
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Mine does the same thing here and there, always a left turn, and almost always at low speeds. Guess I should grease her up soon.
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:31 PM   #6
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The Jeep is a 97 and judging by the general lack of maintenance I'd guess the U-Joints are probably about 17 years. I noticed that it does do it turning both ways.
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:32 PM   #7
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I mean wait 15 lol....got the ole calculator out. Math is hard! You get the point.
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Old 12-07-2012, 12:49 AM   #8
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Math isn't my strong point either lol My 97 wasn't very well taken care of either by the previous owner(s)..and I'm paying for it..

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