[Biturbos4] Squeaking & Creaking

Mark Rosenkrantz speedracer.mark at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 20:01:38 PDT 2009

What was replaced?  Was it done correctly?

Those kind of noises can be a variety of things:  Subframe mounts
(unlikely), strut bearings, suspension links, tie-rods, and/or ball joints.

Mark Rosenkrantz

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 7:09 PM, Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com> wrote:

> Guys-
> Today my passenger side front suspension started to squeak and creak (S&C)
> very loudly whenever I turn the wheel to the right from center.  Does not
> S&C when returning to center, nor does it S&C when turning left or
> returning
> to center from left.  Only passenger side.  Now this particular side of the
> suspension was replaced about 90 days ago thanks to a little encounter with
> a curb during an ice storm. Seems a little early for control arm issues -
> but here we are.  I'll try to get somebody to help with a 2-person
> inspection tonight but in the meantime figured I'd blast some questions
> out...
> So anyway - plain old premature control arm death? Is there a particular
> one
> prone to this behavior?  bushing?  Any BTDT?
> TIA-
> Brandon
> '01.5 S4
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