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I've had this problem for about 2-3 weeks now. The sound started out just a little at first when going over speed bumps but I didn't think much of it.
Now the issue has gotten a little worse to the point of when I just lightly turn the wheel, it creaks.

I've pinpointed the sound down to the wheel hub assembly (I'm pretty sure..just laying under the truck and trying to locate where the noise is coming from)

The only thing that's making me hesitate about thinking it's the wheel hub assembly, is that there are no other warning signs. The ABS light hasn't come on, and there's no vibration/play in the wheel. The only issue is the creaking sound.


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Turning the wheel left/right while parked
 

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The balljoints were greased, just not enough apparently. I just put a whole lot into the squeeky lower ball joint (assuming that's what the sqeeking is) and took it for a 5minute drive. It still squeeked, just not as much.
Came home, put a few more pumps of grease into it.

I assume the noise will slowly go away once the grease gets into all the tight places
 

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Do you guys think it's possible that the ball joint has already been damaged from the lack of grease? Even after I filled it up (havent jacked it up under the lca yet), it was still squeeking
 

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Jacked it up under the LCA, filled it right up but then noticed that some of the grease was leaking out of around the top of the boot. Should this be of concern?

It also still squeeks.

Would you guys recommend I just go buy a new one?
 

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I had the same problem. It was the ball joint. I tried greasing but it never went away. I did not think about jacking it up before greasing it though. I changed the ball joint and now she is quiet. Ball joints are cheap.
 

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So... just finished up changing out my new MOOG ball joint for another new MOOG one... problem is still there.
There goes $150

Anyone else got any ideas? Or should I just turn up the radio and forget about it?
 
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