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Toro timesaver front caster squeal what does it need to correct? About 120 hours on the unit. Wheels greased regular at 20-25 hours. But no grease fitting on caster pivot.

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SOURCE: GREASE FITTINGS

there are either grease fittings or plugs where they go, the fittings will be in the ball joints and the tie rod ends. should grease about every 6,000 miles or so, if u go through water allot more often

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: right front bearings need lube

Your vehicle has sealed front wheel bearings,they cannot be greased,the only solutuion is to replace it or have it replaced.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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SOURCE: grease fittings front end

certain durangos, have the fittings on the ends of the tie rods, and the ball joints, but it is different for 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive models... if you do not see the grease fittings on the ball joints, or the tie rods that means they can not be greased... check the boots on them tho, if there is any tearing, or the boot is missing or broken in any way, that part will need to be taken out and replaced...if the suspension part has no grease fitting in place, this indicates it is sealed and doesn't require periodic lubrication

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Where the grease fiitings located on a 1995

Most vehicles do not have many grease fittings, the grease fittings will come when you replace your steering parts, ie, tie rod ends, u-joint, upper or lower ball joints.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 Ford Escape loud squeeking noise when I turn the wheels

Change the sway bar links. They're pretty cheap, and some aftermarket ones come with grease fittings.

Mine is making a very loud creaking noise when I turn the wheels (to the right). I just bought new sway bar links today because I had a similar problem on my wife's focus. When I finish changing them, I'll let you know how it comes out....

If that doesn't fix the creaking noise, I'll change the front strut. (A friend suggested that this would create this noise)

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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To Remove:
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  3. Remove the front brake caliper assembly.
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