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Drivers side squeak

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Aidy06, Jul 14, 2013.

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    Hi, I had my car serviced a few week ago and since then it seems to have developed a squeak on the drivers side when turning right. Anybody any idea as to what this can be? Rather annoying to say the least, thanks
     
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    Considering the weather of late, arb bush maybe, spray some wd40 into the bush & see if it goes.
     
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    Is the ARB bush easy to get at Nigel? Do I need to jack the car up?
     
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    Turn wheel to lock so rear of wheel sticks out on relevant side, you can get in between to direct spray into that area, done it myself & squeak went :)
     
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    Thanks, will go and have a look now :superman:
     
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    Sprayed, test drove and squeak is still there :(
     
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    I sprayed it for a prolonged period given its very tight in there, the sustained pressure may have forced some lube into the bush/arb area, a little spray may not help the issue, it may not even be this at fault, but 1 easy thing to check for sure.
     
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    I used alot mate, I sprayed everything in site haha. Will see how it is tomorrow, hopefully its gone but come to think of it its only been happening since we've had the warm weather so I'm guessing you are right
     
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    Dry, warm, dusty weather makes bushes squeak more, bit like a woman really lmao.
     
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    Haha, my favourite quote I've ever read on this site to date. Genius my friend :lmfao:
     
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    :angrymod: Another priceless reply Nigel. Lmao. :) x
     
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    LMAO I didn't even mean it to be so crude, LMAO priceless indeed, it was in relation to there henpicking lmao, but it reads bloody good for an unintentional POV lmao.

    What was that other classic line Sandra, one guys got it in there signature lmao.
     
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    I will look for after top gear Nigel, it was a cracker as well. You should be a stand up comedian, lol. :) x
     
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    lol...
     
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    Squeak still there...
     
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    Well its ramp time with a lever bar to move some bushes a little.
     
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    Uh oh, sounds like fun
     
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    Nigel you don't happen to have a picture of this ARB bush do you? I'm going to take the wheel off tomorrow I think, need to know what I'm looking for exactly rather than WD40'ing everything in sight
     
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    Just follow the arb through to the center of the car, you eventually come to the bush/brackets.
     
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    I can't get rid of this squeaking no matter what I do, I've had the wheel off to check if there was a stone lodged somewhere and I've sprayed everything with WD40 with no joy. Any other ideas as what can be causing this? Thanks
     

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