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My 2002 trailblazer makes alot of front end noise, mostly squeaking when i come to a stop, or go over a rough road. nothing feels loose. anyone have any suggestions?

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It's more than likely the front lower A-arm bracket bushings. Unfortunately you have to replace the whole bracket, can't take the bushing out on these. Common problem for TB's.

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Cheack ball joints and shocks

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If the noise happens when the engine is running and the truck is not moving... Its a good possibilty that its an engine problem.. Go see the person that replaced your motor.. And ask what it is? If there is no noise when stopped but running and you are pressing on the gas pedel increase RPM.then it could be something like a loose or broken shock.. or a cat converter loose and bumping into the floor.or the cat converter heat sheild loose.. You might try taking it to a different shop from the one that did the work and getting an estimate.. Most good mech. can pretty well pinpoint a knocking noise without taking anything apart and usually will give an estimate for free. If not for free go somewhere else.. I guess you got some kind of warrenty on the work you have had done?

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Sound like metal clanking when going over semi rough road or bumps? Time to check your swaybar end links. Recommend using Moog end links as they are greasable. End links run from $20 ea to $70 each depending on brand. Moogs run about $37each. I would check front and back sway bar end links. Grab a hold of it and try jiggling it around, shouldn't be loose.

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I have a rattle in the driver's side front while going over slight bumps and/or rough surfaced roads. Not big bumps. Have had it to 2 dealers and they can't find anything. No one feels it while driving...


Been there done that with all front end noises on my Trailblazer. Took me 6 years to figure it out myself and had been into the dealer several times. If it's a rattle noise, like metal to metal, it's your sway bar end links, replace them with Moog brand ($37 each) as these are greasable unlike the stock ones. Boy if you live near Sacramento, I'll look at it for you. There are other noises that I can diagnose by hearing them. A squeaking noise is usually the hood stops and lock, grease them up. A crunching spring noise would be either be your upper or lower A-Arm bushings or your swaybar bushings.

The only real expensive thing here to replace out of all these is the lower A-arm bushings. They are not removable, must buy the whole bracket with the bushings installed...about $120 or less. The way to isolate the squeak is to spray some silicone lube on one bushing at a time.

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I have front end vibration that is not caused by alignment. New tires on all four wheels but still have alot of front end vibration. Car is a 2004 Hyundai Tiburon.


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Wheel Hub Assemblies: Systems and Diagnosis of Worn Hub Assemblies & Bearings
Front wheel hub assemblies and bearings control the position of, and reduce the resistance of, vehicle wheels in contact with the pavement. When they fail, front wheels may not be kept in position and vibration and noise usually develop. Symptoms that normally develop as a result of these worn parts include:
  • A humming, rumbling or growling noise which increases with acceleration or as the vehicles turns
  • Vibration felt in the steering wheel, which changes with vehicle speed or as the vehicle turns
  • Looseness or excessive play in the steering wheel (especially while driving over rough road surfaces)
  • A loud, constant grinding noise when driving the vehicle (heard in the most severe cases of a wheel bearing failure)
  • Pulling to one side when braking.
  • Roughness - with the vehicle of the ground, roughness or vibration when rotating the wheel
  • Looseness - with the vehicle off the ground, looseness when wiggling the wheel back and forth (Looseness may also indicate a worn ball joint)
  • Excessive brake pedal play can also indicate sloppy or excessively loose wheel bearings
  • ABS failure in the system may be related to failure of the ABS sensor in the hub assembly or the internal sensor in the wheel bearing

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