Question about Subaru Outback
When I'm driving it almost sounds like a rusty hinge opening and closing with every bump. Also when turning left or right it makes a squeaking sound like a belt is slipping but only when turning not while driving straight. Acceleration, or having the A/C on doesn't affect the squeaking belt sound only when turning.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If you have the time, take the vehicle to an autoshop of your choice, and ask them to grease all fittings on the front end. My car did the exact same thing, it was the ball joints. You may need a new ball joint, but being a 2009, I highly doubt it unless its been in an accident or something. There are grease fittings on the front, I believe there should be at least 5, maybe more, but the sound you are experiencing is the equivalant to a pogo stick if I'm correct. Hope that helps.
Posted on Mar 13, 2009
possible sway bar links, strut bearing plates (they sit on top of the strut), ball joints, tie rod ends. If the you can make it squeek by pushing up and down on the front, have someone do this while trying to narrow where the noise is coming from.
Posted on Mar 27, 2009
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