[DML] Re: Front end creaking & other odd noises...
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[DML] Re: Front end creaking & other odd noises...

My squeak sounds surfaced suddenly and sounded exactly as you both 
describe.  Driving to work in the morning, all was silent.  Driving 
at lunch time was horrible.  Even looking at the front end made it 

Some lithium grease sprayed on anything that looked like a joint in 
and around the front end removed it almost immediately. That was a 
year and 10,000 miles ago and the sound hasn't returned.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Rydholm" <ebondefender@...> 
> I hear that, mine sounds like my old twin bed I had as a kid. 
> like crazy. I'm 90% sure I need almost a complete shock rebuild, 
> the lower link up. Shocks are too big too, blown, etc. I can sit 
on my
> hood and it will visibly go down. And I'm a 26 year old young man 
> only weighs 120+lbs. (Don't laugh. I have a DeLorean! :P ) The 
> thing is though one of my friends replaced my wheel bearing and 
hub on
> the passenger side earlier this summer, I still get an odd "hum" 
> when I drive it coming from that side. I wonder if that could be 
> spindle itself? Any thoughts?
> -John, VIN#10715 '82
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Ed B." <mr.pants@> wrote:
> >
> > My front end is creaking a LOT...  if I push the car down, it 
> > like an old rocking chair.  Same goes for when I'm driving and I 
> > the brakes enough to cause some dive.  Funny thing is, this 
morning all 
> > was quiet.  What could cause this, especially seemingly all of a 
> > 
> > Also, I am hearing a rapid 'ticking' sound, 
> > with RPMs, coming from the bottom of the engine, seemingly from 
the oil 
> > pan area, off to the right (passenger) side.  What is down there 
> > would cause rapid ticking.  This, too, is a brand new sound I 
> > noticed before...
> > 
> > Man... it's always something...
> > - ed
> > 
> > -- 
> > 
> > 1982 DMC-12 [11594]
> > 1986.5 928S
> > 1990 Coupe Quattro 20V
> >

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