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Old 01-31-2012, 08:26 AM   #1
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NEW TO HONDA-TECH...... so every once and a while i will get this loud popping creaking sound when going over speed bumps and sharp turns or combination in school parking lot(main time i hear it). I am not sure whether it is a dry ball joint (needs grease) or the inner tie rod . the noise is from passenger side. i ordered new ball joint boots for the camber kit(newer) to see if it fixes the problem. but how can i test to pinpoint the noise. i have shaken wheel sideways up down all around and no movement. which is why i am leaning toward dry ball joint (boot is torn). but any help is appreciated Thanks.
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Default Re: popping noise from front end 98 civic

Check your lower and upper balljoint. Mine made that noise when the lower balljoint worn.
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I checked and lower ball joint was fine, but wat i figured out was when i replaced upper ball joint boot. the coilover bushing where it attaches to car, had a popping noise so i tightened the bolt and nut up, and no more popping noise. Thanks
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I checked and lower ball joint was fine, but wat i figured out was when i replaced upper ball joint boot. the coilover bushing where it attaches to car, had a popping noise so i tightened the bolt and nut up, and no more popping noise. Thanks

So what did you tighten? My vehicle does not pop, but it does make this irritating creaking noise when going over bumps. I was starting to think its the rubber mounts that go on either side of the springs. I know the rear makes the same noise. I have checked the ball joints and they are fine. Thanks!
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the bolt that attaches the camber kit to the car. it was loose. so i put a bit of locktite on it and tightened it down....creaking sounds like from springs. but try and tighten the bolt and nut down for the front upper control arm.
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