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Good day everyone!

I have a 98 Alfa 156 2.0 SP2. Just since the weather has got really cold and damp, the first time I use it after it has been sat for a day or so the front right hand suspension makes an awfully loud squeaking/creaking noise for the first 15 mins or so of driving it?

Can anyone shed any light on what this is likely to be, before I go spending a fortune upon it!!

Many thanks to you all in advance!
 

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squeeking and creaking is usually upper wishbones the bushes dry up overtime and start to perrish I can only guess that they quieten down because they are getting wet during driving
 

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Yep, you upper wishbone bushes are worn. you can spray some silicon on them to quieten them up, but they will need replacing. They're about 30 quid aside from EB spares. I know this as I have just received wishbones for my 156 from EB. Might as well get drop links as well they are only 12 quid a side. Apparently an easy job to fit, there's a 'how to replace front wishbones' on this site.
 

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Don't replace upper wishbone arm bushes, buy the whole arm which comes with a new bush. The balljoints wear as well, chances are you'll fit a new bush and 3 months down the line the balljoint will have play, meaning you have to bin the arm with the new bush in anyway.
 
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