Rear Suspension Squeak

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Tue Sep 28 10:05:41 EDT 2004

I've never bought new, Phil.  Lots of these available in your local AW.


> From: Phil Rose <pjrose at>
> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 09:58:59 -0400
> To: Bernie Benz <b.benz at>
> Cc: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at>
> Subject: Re: Rear Suspension Squeak
> At 9:52 PM -0700 9/27/04, Bernie Benz wrote:
>> Check the ball joints on the upper link rod, the camber adjusting link.
>> These can be relubed by inserting a hypo needle thru the plastic boot and
>> injecting oil, BTDT, with GL-5 tranny lube.  If you need to replace just one
>> of these joints, remember that they are keyed together inside the adjusting
>> nut, i.e. both must be unscrewed at the same time from the adjusting nut.
> Bernie,
> I've not yet replaced (or serviced) the rear camber links, but
> probably will need to do so in at least one of our cars (the
> "low-mileage" one, naturally). However, I've had the impression that
> replacements were not available except as a complete linkage (upper
> and lower joint). Have you found a source for the separate components?
> Phil
> -- 
> Phil Rose
> Rochester, NY
> mailto:pjrose at

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