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Hey Greg==Need a bunch more information. What kind of car, what engine and where the squeeks seem to come from and when does it squeek. It is just too general to try to diagnoise.GoodluckJoe answer squeeking is most likely to be caused by dry bushings in your suspesion also dry rubber mounts on shck absorbers, and dirt on shock absorber shaft try spraying wd40 into all the rubber bushings etc that you can see. might try giving car a complete lube job,as dry balljoints etc will squeek

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