View Single Post
Old 07-19-2013, 08:39 PM
battlerattle's Avatar
battlerattle battlerattle is online now
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: People's Republik of Komifornia
Age: 35
Posts: 778
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Power Wagon
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 6
battlerattle is a jewel in the roughbattlerattle is a jewel in the roughbattlerattle is a jewel in the rough

The squeak can come from several places. Most of the time it is the bushings in the shock loop. Other times it is the rubber isolator at the top of the shock. Giving the bushings a quick spray of wd-40 will help. If it continues when you compress the springs then you need to lube the isolator on top of the spring. Remember as the spring compresses it also rotates. The upper isolator should have had some grease applied before install. If it didn't then it can squeak. Its a lot of work to take everything apart, so you may try using the straw to get a good amount of lube up top then drive over some bumps to get it moved around.

Remember anything rubber or poly that moves CAN squeak (doesn't mean it will). Rubber tends to squeak less, but poly last longer. Its a toss up.
Spyntec Hubs, 35" Toyo AT II, Synergy Steering Brace, Fox 2.0 IPF. BullyDog Tuner, Katskinz Leather........................
Reply With Quote