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2005 Explorer with a front end noise.

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by MJuul, July 20, 2009.

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    1. MJuul

      MJuul New Member

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      I have a 2005 explorer every time I go over a bump it makes a squeeky sound from the front end kinda like an old matteress spring, is it shocks or do the bushings need replaced?
       
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      More than likely it's the bushing. I had the same problem going slow over speed bumps. Changed the front and rear swaybars with a full Eibach kit w/urethane bushings. Sound never came back....good luck!
       
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      Front sway bar bushing squeak is a common niusance on these.

      To confirm (and silence it short term), spray these bushings (two of them) with WD-40. The squeaking should go away.

      This is what I am doing until a convenient time to replace them.
       
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      I've been spraying mine with WD40 every once in a while. Keeps coming back. I guess I'll change the bushings eventually.
       
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      Mine was doing it and I sprayed them with WD-40, it stopped it. Just look in the wheel well and they are right there.
       

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