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Old 12-13-2006, 11:05 PM   #1
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front end squeeking

the front end of our minivan is making a realy odd squeeking/grinding/noisefromouterspace noise. shocks going bad or what? it only does it when its cold, when the van warms up it stops and it never used to make that noise before. it does it when i hit a bump, even a tiny one, but the bigger the bump the louder it is. what could it be?


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Old 12-13-2006, 11:27 PM   #2
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If it's FWD it's probably a CV joint - they make weird noises when cold
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If it's FWD it's probably a CV joint - they make weird noises when cold
uor volvo did that. Check to see if the boot over it has a hole in it. if so, then its prolly dirty,and causing the squeak.
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Old 12-14-2006, 01:42 AM   #4
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well it never used to do that.. thats why i was wondering if maybe something was going out or something.
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Old 12-14-2006, 01:44 AM   #5
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read above...check the boot for holes.

also maybe strut tower bushings? When cold they could be stiffer causing a noise?
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Old 12-14-2006, 01:57 AM   #6
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yeah i will check that out.. or just be lazy and leave it along. haha.
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Old 12-14-2006, 09:50 AM   #7
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cv joint, happened on a friend of mines FWD car.
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maybe power steering?(probably cv joint tho)
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