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Front end squeeking

I have a 1998 Lincoln MarkVIII LSC,
When you turn the steering wheel the front end squeeks, but only after driving the car and the car is warmed up.
Also, when you go over a bump there is a squeeking noise.
We have replaced the lower and upper control arms. One mechanic said the the bushings were dry. Don't know how this can be because it has only been 3 months since the new lower control arms were put on.
What do you think the problem is?


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  • threes9508 Dec 21, 2008

    I have the same problem,one person said it might be rust on front rotors,i i'll check this out.Also was told that,when Lincolon made these cars that something that has to do with steering,was grease for life(forgot what part was said).Can someone help


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It's normally ball joints that make the squeaking noise. You can put grease in them with a needle. Then take silicone and put over the needle hole. You can go to Napa and get an alimite needle and put grease into the rubber boots on the upper and lower ball joints. Hope this helps. Phil

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