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2006 Vue 2.2L Creaking in Front End

I have a 2006 Vue 2.2L and a creaky front end...mostly noticed at low speed....going over bumps etc... I thought it may be the sway bar links as I've read there are problems with them so I changed them but no luck.
What's the likelihood of it being a strut mount or a bushing issue? Any experienced Vue owners out there?

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  • waterboy418 Apr 04, 2009

    I have the same problem with my 2006 V6 AWD Vue... it is much worse in cold weather. I'd love to know what needs lubed/replaced rather than taking it somewhere and playing the 'replace parts til it's fixed' game.

  • typeoh Apr 14, 2009

    I went a little wild with some white grease and some chassis/bearing grease. I don't have the creaking anymore....but I don't know which of the items I lubricated was the culprit..

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    I have a 2006 vue redline which has the same problem. A little noise in warm weather and the noise gets worse in cold weather. Had the dealership fix this twice while under warranty. Now that the warranty is done it's 400 per side. to fix this.

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I have an 03' vue with same problem. I took it to my garage, and found out it was indeed the strut. My mechanic told me that vues have issues with struts, and wheel bearings. You may want to have your struts checked.

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