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2001 Excursion front end problems

2001 Excursion making a ''creaking'' noise coming from the front passenger side (u joints?). You can feel the vibrations on the floor board, especially while making a turn. Also has shimmy at 60-70mph. I'm thinking either ball joints or u joints, but I'm not a mechanic.

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The u-joint are know to dry out and never get greased. The ball joints will make noise while traveling over bumps and when turning. 

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