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Old 07-17-2018, 12:59 AM
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my 85 corvette squeks while driving and makes noise while I drive it. What could be the problem. I was thinking the front spring and the plastic bushing are worn out. And suggestions.
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Is the squeak as bad after a chassis lube?
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my 85 corvette squeks while driving and makes noise while I drive it. What could be the problem. I was thinking the front spring and the plastic bushing are worn out. And suggestions.
Try lubing the sway bar bushings
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Try lubing the sway bar bushings
I will try lubing the sway bar bushings. It sounds quieter after I lubed the spring but it still makes noise.
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Inspect bushings front/rear for signs of deuteriation, including shock bushings.
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Try lubing the sway bar bushings


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I had a squeak on my 84 that was solved when I replaced the front spring. Dave
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Sway bar bushings are a usual culprit, may or may not quit after heavily lubing.
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I also have squeaks and would like to lube the bushings. Never done that operation on a car before, can someone explain what is needed to accomplish this? Assume I'm an idiot...
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