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Squeeking Noise from Front

My 2007 Ford Edge is suddenly giving me squeeking noise from front tire/break area. It comes and stops at times but will stop when I apply breaks. I dont feel any problem breaking. It has 48k on it. Thx for the help.

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You should grease your ball joints and tie rods. Chances are these are sealed and have never been greased since manufacturing. Go to an autoparts store and ask for a hyperdermic needle for a grease gun and puncture the boot with the needle and give it 3-4 shots of grease. Allow a day or so for it to work in and you should be fine. The repair shops will tell you to replace these parts costing you around $400. Been there before and autozone told me to try this. over a year later and no problems whatsoever from doing this. The needle does not cause the boot to leak grease as I thought it would.

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