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Old 09-02-2012, 08:31 PM   #1
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Found the squeaking! .. now what???

Hey guys .. so after some serious deliberation and guys walking next to me as I drive, we figured out that the squeaking is coming from a rear control arm. There is a grease fitting on it, and it sounds like the rubber is dry and the squeaking is because there is no longer any lubrication.

So I went and bought a grease gun to pump into the fitting, and either the fitting was completely dry, or it isn't working. I pumped a good amount of grease into it and it still squeaks. I will take pictures if necessary.

How much grease is too much? Is that even the solution? Any help would be great!

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Old 09-02-2012, 09:40 PM   #2
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you might want to drive it around a bit
let the grease soak in. maybe.
that reminds me, i need to regrease my fittings.

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Old 09-02-2012, 11:08 PM   #3
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Hey guys .. so after some serious deliberation and guys walking next to me as I drive, we figured out that the squeaking is coming from a rear control arm. There is a grease fitting on it, and it sounds like the rubber is dry and the squeaking is because there is no longer any lubrication.

So I went and bought a grease gun to pump into the fitting, and either the fitting was completely dry, or it isn't working. I pumped a good amount of grease into it and it still squeaks. I will take pictures if necessary.

How much grease is too much? Is that even the solution? Any help would be great!
Had exact same thing. Took 200 miles before my squeak went away after I greesed
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