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Old 12-13-2013, 09:51 AM   #11
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You sure its the arms & not the sway bar?
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:01 AM   #12
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Thinking that as well.

Only the ball joint of the arms could normally get "squeaky", when stock bushings are mounted tight the rubber flexes rather than something twisting inside it like you get with aftermarket plastic bushes.

Sway bar links, or the bar in it's bushings even, there might be some squeaks...

My guess FWIW
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Old 12-16-2013, 08:44 AM   #13
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Still looking into it. The squeak typically happens first thing on a cold morning and then it goes away.
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Old 12-16-2013, 12:25 PM   #14
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I've had that same cold morning squeak you're talking about across several cars. I just attribute it to the cold since the cars weren't (and aren't) nearly old enough to those parts severely worn.
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