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Old 02-13-2002, 08:36 PM
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Noise coming from front end W201

I have a squeaky noise coming from the right front end of the car when i turn the steering wheel. What could this be? If i turn the steering wheel back and forth, the noise kinda makes the sqeaky door noise but only from the front passanger side.
George Carstens
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Old 02-13-2002, 08:49 PM
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Try checking your power steering fluid.

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Old 02-14-2002, 01:44 PM
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This is the classic idler arm bushing system I believe. Search previous posts and you'll find a lot of information. Generally, it is a medium DIY fix.
Tom Savage
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Old 02-14-2002, 10:20 PM
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The most common cause is a bad lower ball joint. The boot splits, grease goes away, rust comes in, and then squEEEEEEak.
Scott Diener
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