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Squeaky Suspension - A mouse in the house?

OK so at low speed I can hear the suspension squeaking... Where should I be applying grease? It recently had a new set of shocks at the rear for the MOT so I am hopeful that it isn't those... What commonly goes squeak?

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If it's a suspension arm ( likely ) no grease necessary. Replace the part or powerflex. If it's from the front, start with the lower wishbones. If it's squeaking, there may well be some play in the arm. That should help to isolate it.
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On my twinny it was the rear arms, had to replace both, it did though transform the handling..
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I'd check your spring pan bushes first because they can start chewing the subframe lugs if they are worn. Hopefully you can rule these out quite quickly, because everything else is less expensive.
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My front end has been squeaking at low speed since having the front wishbones replaced - told it's metal shield next to the balljoint which is rubbing the inside of the brake disc - it's to the left of the balljoint in this photo taken from Alfaworkshop website:


I'm going to try and poke it about with a screwdriver until the squeaking stops - get some clearance with the brake disc. Sometimes it can make a scraping noise against the brake disc too.

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mine is seriously as loud as can bee purchased the whole powerflex rear end 165 so hoping its gona fix it, really does sound like a old pram
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my mouse squeek was an anti roll bar droplink..
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Mine squeaked,greased everything,made no difference,powerflexed the rear end and all is quiet,the handling is super Sharpe but a bit bumpier,feels like a true italian gocart now
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