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Mevotech
1998 Plymouth Breeze Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-2F973FD    MK7218  New

TC1632 , MK7218 , 4616570 , B7218PR , FA2133 , 5001086B , 610.63011 , XK7218 , 45D0086 , IK7218 , TK7218 , K7218 , JBJ857 , B7218

Qty:
17.27
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Non-Adjustable Type
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1998 - Plymouth Breeze Front Upper
Mevotech
1975 Plymouth Road Runner Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-3CFD120    MK7069  New

FA952GL , XK7069 , B7069 , IK7069 , 610.63001 , 283010 , 5051028 , 10285 , B7069PR , FA952 , JBJ853 , K7069 , 45D2028 , TC1645 , TK7069 , 2601133 , 3744471 , 5051028B

Qty:
13.52
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • without Threaded Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1975 - Plymouth Road Runner Front Lower
Mevotech
1977 Plymouth Trailduster Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-33526AB    MK8194T  New

B8194 , IK8194T , 8122495 , XK8194 , 610.65059 , 260-1343 , TC1657 , FA659G , K8194T , K8194 , TK8194T , IK8194 , MK8194T , 45D0070 , JBJ1037 , 46D0070A , B8194PR

Qty:
25.72
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Drive Type Position
1977 - Plymouth Trailduster 4WD Front Upper
Mevotech
1992 Plymouth Colt Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-0786DF2    MK9617  New

MB241883 , MK9617 , 610.63002 , K9617 , FA1673 , B9617 , B9617PR , SB-7232 , TK9617 , TC592 , XK9617 , 1602050101 , IK9617 , 101-3639 , JBJ174

Qty:
16.37
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1992 - Plymouth Colt Front Lower
Mevotech
1976 Plymouth Valiant Suspension Ball Joint - Front Left Lower Mevotech

P311-1776C97    MK783  New

283020 , FA421 , FA421GL , 5051004 , B783PR , K783 , B783 , IK783 , 2275463 , 2601057 , 610.63017 , 45D2004 , TC6237 , 10180 , 5051004B

Qty:
29.77
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Left Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • ; with Steering Arm
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Bolt In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Left Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1976 - Plymouth Valiant Front Left Lower
Mevotech
1972 Plymouth Duster Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-40DDDF9    MK704  New

JBJ851 , TC5402 , IK704 , 5001005B , FA305GL , B704PR , 5001005 , K704 , 10164 , FA305 , 2601044 , 45D0005 , 610.63012 , 2084837 , 283021 , B704

Qty:
19.94
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1972 - Plymouth Duster Front Upper
CTR
1999 Plymouth Breeze Suspension Ball Joint CTR

P311-2C4411A    W0133-1669293  New

Qty:
25.07
CTR Suspension Ball Joint
Brand: CTR
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
1999 - Plymouth Breeze
CTR
2000 Plymouth Breeze Suspension Ball Joint 4 Cyl 2.4L CTR

P311-2C4411A    W0133-1669293  New

Qty:
25.07
CTR Suspension Ball Joint
  • ; Rear
Brand: CTR
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Block Engine CID CC
2000 - Plymouth Breeze L 4 Cyl 2.4L 148 2429
Mevotech
1976 Plymouth Volare Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-58E689E    MK772  New

JBJ7016 , K772 , 610.63007 , TC1655 , 45D0004 , 5001004CQ , FA395 , IK7262N , XK772 , 2298534 , TK772 , B772PR , K7262N , B772 , 5015453AA , IK772

Qty:
17.32
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1976 - Plymouth Volare Front Upper
Mevotech
1988 Plymouth Voyager Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-15C43D2    MK7147  New

610.67021 , K7147 , 4052583 , TC1647 , 4656010AC , 101-3855 , 610.67019 , 4364782 , MK7147 , 4656010AB , 4656010AE , IK7147 , FA1415 , FA2175 , B7147 , XK7147 , 4656010 , TK7147 , 45D2101 , CAK621312 , B7147XL , JBJ7009

Qty:
18.40
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • ; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Grooved
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Doors Body Position
1988 - Plymouth Voyager 3 Mini Passenger Van Front Lower
Mevotech
1994 Plymouth Acclaim Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-0966E65    MK7257  New

JBJ7005 , B7257 , 46D2158A , FA2052 , IK7257 , MK7257 , B7257XL , TC1991 , B7185 , 5051158B , 610.63030 , XK7185 , XK7257 , 610.63003 , TC1648 , 4694747 , IK7185 , 45D2158 , 283011 , 104178 , 2601348 , K7257 , K7185 , 4443405 , TK7185

Qty:
18.88
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Grooved
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1994 - Plymouth Acclaim Front Lower
Mevotech
1976 Plymouth PB100 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-5149218    MK778  New

TK778 , XK778 , B778PR , 45D0006 , FA397 , 2298536 , 610.67001 , MK778 , 2808394 , TC1656 , B778 , FA397E , JBJ7017 , K778 , IK778 , 10170N

Qty:
20.36
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • ; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Thread In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1976 - Plymouth PB100 Front Upper
Mevotech
1975 Plymouth PB200 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-1F0B38C    MK7025  New

IK7025T , B7025 , XK7025 , 46D2013A , K7025T , 3722632 , 3837088AB , 2601084 , 283009 , JBJ850 , 610.67022 , 3837088AC , 5051013 , 4419669 , 10226 , 3837088 , TC1643 , B7025PR , FA598GL , FA598 , K7025 , FA598E , TK7025 , 45D2013 , 2808620 , MK7025 , IK7025

Qty:
24.35
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • without Threaded Joint; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1975 - Plymouth PB200 Front Lower
Mevotech
1977 Plymouth Trailduster Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-5050A40    MK8195T  New

10253HD , IK8195 , 45D2156 , TC1658 , 46D2156A , XK8195 , JBJ7011 , FA660E , TK8195T , 8122496 , FA660G , MK8195T , B8195XL , IK8195T , B80013 , 10253 , 4746696AB , F6TZ3050CB , 610.66001 , FA660GGL , JBJ839 , K8195 , 5051156B , 288004 , B8195 , 2601342 , 288001 , 5051156 , K8195T

Qty:
22.83
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • ; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Drive Type Position
1977 - Plymouth Trailduster 4WD Front Lower
Mevotech
1977 Plymouth PB300 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-37B7E30    MK7082  New

610.67002 , 45D0020 , TK7082 , B7082PR , FA670 , K7082 , TC1646 , B7082 , MK7082 , XK7082 , 3637333 , IK7082 , 3744929 , JBJ854 , FA670E , 3491975

Qty:
24.35
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • with 3800lb Front Axle Vehicles With 14in Inner Tie Rod Ends
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1977 - Plymouth PB300 Front Upper
Mevotech
1978 Plymouth PB300 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-0DD8197    MK7053T  New

3492129 , B7053 , XK7053 , TC1644 , MK7053T , 3683983 , 3683983AB , IK7053T , K7053T , B7053PR , TK7053T , K7053

Qty:
26.86
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • with 4000lb Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) with 7/8in Thread Diameter
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1978 - Plymouth PB300 Front Lower
Mevotech
1980 Plymouth PB300 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-37B7E30    MK7082  New

610.67002 , 45D0020 , TK7082 , B7082PR , FA670 , K7082 , TC1646 , B7082 , MK7082 , XK7082 , 3637333 , IK7082 , 3744929 , JBJ854 , FA670E , 3491975

Qty:
24.35
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • with 4000lb Axle(s)
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1980 - Plymouth PB300 Front Upper
Mevotech
1982 Plymouth Arrow Pickup Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-53741DB    MK9346  New

252007 , 610.46006 , JBJ173 , 104105 , MK9346 , MB176283 , 5051131B , 1010511 , FA1726GL , IK9346 , 2601308 , 101-3567 , K9346 , B9346 , TK9346 , FA1726 , TC2215 , 5051131 , 45D2131 , B9346PR

Qty:
20.88
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Bolt In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1982 - Plymouth Arrow Pickup Front Lower
Mevotech
1976 Plymouth PB300 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-5149218    MK778  New

TK778 , XK778 , B778PR , 45D0006 , FA397 , 2298536 , 610.67001 , MK778 , 2808394 , TC1656 , B778 , FA397E , JBJ7017 , K778 , IK778 , 10170N

Qty:
20.36
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • with 3300lb Front Axle Vehicles With 4in Inner Tie Rod Ends ; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Thread In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1976 - Plymouth PB300 Front Upper
Mevotech
1983 Plymouth PB350 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-5149218    MK778  New

TK778 , XK778 , B778PR , 45D0006 , FA397 , 2298536 , 610.67001 , MK778 , 2808394 , TC1656 , B778 , FA397E , JBJ7017 , K778 , IK778 , 10170N

Qty:
20.36
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3300lb & 3600lb Drive Axle; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Thread In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1983 - Plymouth PB350 Front Upper

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98 Plymouth Chirping/tweeting sound while driving

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Question From imhotep06 on 98 Plymouth Chirping/tweeting sound while driving

My car is a 1998 Plymouth Breeze and it is making a chirping or tweeting sound while in motion. The noise stops when it is not in motion, so I do not think it has anything to do with belts or the engine. I've had my pads, control arms and brake rotors replaced within the past month. The mechanics have placed some kind of lubricant somewhere in the area and still no luck. It sounds like it is coming from the front right wheel. Can anyone help me out with this problem. I've checked online and I cannot find anything.

I recorded the sound and uploaded it to Youtube. Here is the link:

I appreciate any help that you can offer. Peace and blessings to you all.

Response From GC

Did this happen after the repairs or was it doing it prior to them? Does the sound go away when you brake, or just when you slow down? From the video, the sound is pretty crisp and clear, are you sure its not coming from a window or the windshield or loose trim piece whistling? It should be very easy for a mechanic to find this noise if it is coming from one of the wheels. You could try safely jacking up and supporting the front of the vehicle, then rotating the front wheels by hand and see if you can get one to make noise.

Response From imhotep06

This happened before I got these other items replaced and has continued after I replaced these items. They first thought it could be the pads, then the roters and the cv joints, which is why all of these were replaced. Still this noise continued.

The noise stops when the car stops as you can see in the video. When I accelerated, then the noise began again, so it has to do with the wheel on some level. It is not a window or anything like that. This is confirmed by the fact that when you accelerate faster the intensity of the noise increases: i.e., the faster the car, the faster the chirping.

Response From autonormative

This is most likely a problem with the ball joint which is a common problem with the plymouth breeze. Many people have reported the same squeaking due to problems with their ball joint.

Response From imhotep06

Greetings. I appreciate your insight. I have a quick question. Is the ball joint automatically replaced when you replace the lower control arm? Or is this something separate? Because I've had both lower control arms replaced. Just want to get some insight. Thank you again for your commentary.

Response From autonormative

Greetings. I appreciate your insight. I have a quick question. Is the ball joint automatically replaced when you replace the lower control arm? Or is this something separate? Because I've had both lower control arms replaced. Just want to get some insight. Thank you again for your commentary.

There are actually two ball joints.

Here is a diagram to help.

Response From imhotep06

Greetings. Thank you, again, for your answer. I just want to make sure that I didn't purchase one that was already attached to the lower control arm. So just because I replaced the lower control arm, doesn't mean I replaced the ball joints, correct?


Greetings. I appreciate your insight. I have a quick question. Is the ball joint automatically replaced when you replace the lower control arm? Or is this something separate? Because I've had both lower control arms replaced. Just want to get some insight. Thank you again for your commentary.

There are actually two ball joints.

Here is a diagram to help.

Response From Discretesignals

I've never heard a ball joint make that kind of noise. If it was a ball joint you should be able to get it to squeak while bouncing the front of the vehicle.

I've actually heard something similar on a vehicle way back when and it ended up being a hood hinge.

Has your mechanic run the vehicle on his/her lift to see if the noise happens?

Response From imhotep06 Top Rated Answer

I am not sure. When I took it in, I wasn't in the area where they did all of the testing.

However, I just went outside and I pushed my car up and down in the front to see if it would make that squeak noise, and it did not.

Also, I have noticed that when I start to drive the car, it doesn't make the chirping noise until I get maybe 10 blocks or so. In other words, when I first start off driving, it sounds fine. But a little into the drive then the chirpping noise comes back.


I've never heard a ball joint make that kind of noise. If it was a ball joint you should be able to get it to squeak while bouncing the front of the vehicle.

I've actually heard something similar on a vehicle way back when and it ended up being a hood hinge.

Has your mechanic run the vehicle on his/her lift to see if the noise happens?

Response From Hammer Time

The lower joint is the only one that is load bearing so it's highly unlikely for the upper to make noise.

Steering Wheel Shakes at Higher Speeds

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Question From Jwiz88 on Steering Wheel Shakes at Higher Speeds

My 1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager has a developing problem in the Wheel/Axle/Tire area. When I accelerate over 20mph the steering wheel starts to jerk violently (to the left), causing the entire vehicle to shake. It seems like the shaking originates from the left front tire region. Anyways, the faster I go, the more it shakes till I hit about 40mph and it feels like it's gonna break. This problem is getting worse and sometimes I'll hit a bump or turn and the shaking will mellow out, but eventually it will get back into shaking mode. I've done a lot of research and I'm thinking it might be the ball joint? I just want to find out what I gotta do to fix this. Please any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Response From valpoautodummy

having driven many 12 year old cars, i can tell you that you need to replace your cv joint. while you're under there, replace the ball joints, control arms and tie rods too. and u joint if rear wheel drive. all of those things really take a beating and are cheap and easy to replace. then get a wheel allignment and a set of good tires. smooooooth!

Response From TheChevynator

You may have a wheel that's not balanced or bent.To check that just switch the front right wheel with the left.drive the car and see if the problem switches sides.If not the problem may lie in the suspension.To check if it's the ball joint when you have each front wheel jacked off the ground grab the outer top and bottom of the wheel and try to wiggle it to and fro pulling the top toward you while pushing the bottom away and visversa.Do it rapidly.If it wiggles and you hear a metallic knocking sound then the ball joint is bad.If it's tight then it maybe the axle is the problem.look at the axle boot.If it's ripped then you probably need an axle.

Response From Hammer Time Top Rated Answer

When I accelerate over 20mph the steering wheel starts to jerk violently (to the left),

That's a typical inner C/V joint. Caravans are notorious for it. The joint binds under acceleration.

Response From Hammer Time

That is a bad inner C/V joint. The real question is, which side. It's probably on the left but no guarantee on that. You just need to replace the whole C/V axle with another one.

1993 Plymouth Laser Turbo manual transmission - tires turning the same way.

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Question From Nunya on 1993 Plymouth Laser Turbo manual transmission - tires turning the same way.

Year: 1993
Model: Plymouth Laser Turbo
Engine: 2.0
Mileage: 168,000

When I turn, the differential isn't allowing the tires to turn correctly. Is there a common reason or cause for this, or does anyone have experience with this specific model? Do I just need a new tranny?

Response From Hammer Time

You're going to have to describe the issue in a little more detail than that.

Response From Nunya Top Rated Answer

sorry about that, its kinda hard to explain, so bare with me. i bought this car as a project car there for any conditions were unknown, long story short i replaced the engine and trans out of a junkyard, the car i got the motor and trans out of was wrecked in the side and rear the front was still in tact. i got the motor and trans installed and from the beginning i knew there was a problem with the steering, i replaced the axles first didnt help i then replaced the lower control arms ball joint and sway bar links still no difference i am able to drive the car but it pulls hard to the left and the tires chirp and jump around, kinda like a posse rear end would do in a sharp turn. so i took it to an alignment shop and they were able to align the steering for me, however, when i left the shop it was still doing the same, so they pulled it back in and lifted it up by the frame and checked the rack and pinion and it checked out to be be in good shape, they continued to trouble shoot for me, and the best they could come up with was the the differential was not allowing one side to slip while the other side was being turned, basically while turning one side the other side cannot be held back and both tires will turn in the same direction,

Response From Hammer Time

Are you sure it's not a limited slip differential because it sounds like chattering clutches.

Response From Nunya

i am not sure, the only thing i know about transmissions are how to replace them, but because these trans are hard to come by, if it were chattering clutches, is this repairable,

Response From Hammer Time

That would be easy. Just chage the gear oil and add a bottle of friction modifier that you can buy at any auto parts store.

Response From Nunya

Ok I changed the gear oil and added the friction modifier, it seems to be better but not completely was wondering if there is a certain amount of miles before the friction modifier does its thing or is it instantly all its gonna do

Response From Hammer Time

Yes, it could take a few miles. As said earlier, make the your tires match and your brakes aren't dragging.

Response From Nunya

i took a 94 eclipse 2.0 turbo and i replaced the turbo exhaust with a non turbo exhaust, i also replaced the intake and throttle body from turbo to non turbo, i replaced the idle air control motor (new) it idle rough when cold, and gets better when warm, however, it idle at about 1100rpms and not real smooth. the check engine light does not come on.what can i do do to get the idle down and lean it out, the smell is very rich.

Response From Hammer Time

Most of us are not much on mods here. Who knows what conflicts you could have now with the computer.

Response From Nunya

yea that whole computer thing is a myth i have the one out of the turbo car and i have the one out of the non turbo car and they both work the same with completely different numbers, like i said it runs like a raped ape just dont idle like it should

Response From Nunya

ok thank you and will let you know how it goes.

Response From Nunya

that would be easy not my luck, but i will try it, thanks! one last thing i was unaware that Manuel trans had clutches other than the actual clutch disc, is it possible that something is broken inside and the car would still drive

Response From Discretesignals

Is this AWD?

Response From Nunya

it is not an awd

Response From Discretesignals

i am able to drive the car but it pulls hard to the left and the tires chirp and jump around, kinda like a posse rear end would do in a sharp turn.

If it has or had limited slip, it shouldn't chatter when your going straight. The reason is that both axles are turning the same speed, so the side and pinion gears in the carrier are not turning. The only thing that could cause it to chatter and burn up a set of limited slip clutches is if one front wheel has a different diameter than the other front wheel.

Pulling to the left is strange. You get the vehicle in the air and rotate the wheels by hand? How about the motor mounts? Maybe the engine and transaxle aren't sitting right and throwing off the CV angles?

Response From Nunya

the tires only chirp when im turning when driving straight it rolls fine other than the pulling there is no noise at all from the trans only from the tires

Response From Discretesignals

Does it pull only when your accelerating?

Response From Nunya

no it pulls as soon as i let go of the steering wheel

Response From Discretesignals

I honestly never heard of a transaxle causing a steering pull. Torque steer usually only happens while accelerating or on deceleration. Usually what causes pulling is brake calipers hanging, alignment problem, or radial pull from tires.

Response From Nunya

is the the differential oil in a separate case than the trans oil

Response From Hammer Time

Probably not, since it's a manual transmission.

Response From Discretesignals

It's really hard for us to give you an accurate prognosis. All we can do is ask you questions in hopes that you'll find something wrong. Someone is going to have to really inspect everything under there to see what the heck is going on.

Response From Hammer Time

Or maybe a limited slip with different size tires as suggested earlier.

Response From Nunya

is the differential repairable/replaceable without rebuilding the trans

Response From Hammer Time

i was unaware that Manuel trans had clutches other than the actual clutch disc

We're talking about the differential, not the transmission.

Response From Nunya

were is the differential located

Response From Discretesignals

in the transaxle

Can't hear you over the grinding

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Question From teddybear9300 on Can't hear you over the grinding

I have a 1996 Plymouth Breeze, 2.0, with 225000 mi. I have had this car for almost nine years and done most of the repair work myself. I have heard a lot of different noises come from this car, but this one is new and I am at a loss. I am getting a really bad grinding noise when I turn left. This is no squeak, pop, or thunk. (delt with them before) In the past week the passenger side has had the half shaft (cv joints) lower control arm (w\ball joint) and hub assembly replaced. The brakes look good and so do the rotors. I have checked and rechecked that everything is back where it should be and the right torque specs are being used. Help please.

Response From cpaine0106

Many wheel bearings require torquing to a preload specification which is usually higher than the regular torque spec. The axle nut is torqued to preload, backed off, then retorqued to the regular spec. If this step is required, but skipped, accelerated bearing wear will result. Also, it's unlikely, but check for any signs of the tires rubbing against the inner wheel well when turning left

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

Bearings new or not can fail making noise frequently aggravated on turns at first. They don't necessarily show free play at the first noises either. Also know that noises like that can defy your senses and be from the opposite side so check both sides,

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