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Old 09-06-2017, 03:04 PM   #1
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Squeaking front suspension

My 2002 Mountain Master has developed a loud squeak that seems to be directly related to the left front air bag. Any rocking of the coach or removing and adding air to suspension results in a loud groan. It does not sound like metal on metal but rather a creaking of a rubber bushing. Spartan Chassis tech support could not come up with an explanation. Has anyone dealt with this before? Any suggestions?
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It may be your ball joints complaining about lack of lubrication in the event that the boots have failed.

I would get a can of Boeshield T-9 and liberally spray the ball joints if that is the case.

The T-9 has excellent lubrication and wicking properties.

Cheap way to investigate if this is your issue.
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Ball joint or solid front axle? My solid axle was doing that. Spartan was no help. I called Hendrickson, the company that builds suspension for Spartan. There was a service bulletin on it. It's a simple fix. Remove the bolts that go through the front hanger, grease them and reinstall. No more squeaks.
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