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There is a squeaking noise in the rear, sounds like a might be a shock. It seems to come from the passenger side rear. Doesn't happen going over bumps but mainly when making a right hand turn. What could this be?

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Sounds like you should check brakes.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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SOURCE: SQUEAKING FROM REAR PASSENGER SIDE WHEEL AND

either your shock absorber or rear brake disk

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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You look for a sharp and experience mechanic to pin-point this squeaky problem, this could come from many different parts of your car.

Otherwise,to resolve this you have to disassemble all your passenger side suspension system and check on all bushings, coil spring bushings, shock absorber, check on your brakes too.
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