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You need to be more informative in your postings,,,generally when you turn the steering wheel,,you will hear a squeak,,,that tells us we need greese,,,but the newer vehicles have no greese zert's,,,so usually ball joints need replaced,,,rather costly to pay for but not so bad if you do it yourself,,,of course after,,,re-allignment is necessary,,,or if accessable,,you can drill and put greese zerts on yourself,,,takes time,,,but do'able.

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