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Old 04-02-2009, 09:55 AM   #1
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Squeaky Leaf Spring

My 2009 Reg Cab had a squeak from the driver side rear leaf spring at about 10000 miles. The dealer said the springs needed some sort of lubricant between the leaves. That seemed to correct the problem until now. At about 30000 miles the problem has returned. When I take it in I am afraid they will repeat the same "fix" only to have it return later.

I live on a dirt road in rural Michigan so it probably sees more mud and dirt than a city truck, don't know if this a contributing factor or not.

Any help before the warranty runs out would be appreciated.
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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its the dirt and mud getting between ur leafs thats making it squeek
u can take the leaves off the truck and dissassemble them and clean and gease them up good and that should fix it
but dont take my word on that
mine squeek too and thats what i think will work but i havent got around to trying it yet
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its the dirt and mud getting between ur leafs thats making it squeek
u can take the leaves off the truck and dissassemble them and clean and gease them up good and that should fix it
but dont take my word on that
mine squeek too and thats what i think will work but i havent got around to trying it yet
Thanks, if its just a matter of cleaning it up real good I can do that. Just wanted to make sure it wasn't a part going bad, which would really surprise me.
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:16 AM   #4
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u can prolly take it to a car wash and pressure wash ur springs for a temp fix
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u can prolly take it to a car wash and pressure wash ur springs for a temp fix
I think I'll have the dealer clean/lubricate it one more time, after that I can keep it clean. I have a power washer at home.
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:32 AM   #7
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i woulda suggested that but i didnt kno if it applied for thr 09's
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:42 AM   #9
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Profile said 08...and you gotta start somewhere...::shrug::
You are correct. I am home with the flu today, brain not working so well. Where can I find the TSB?
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:50 AM   #11
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Thank you. It looks like there is a TSB that puts a white spacer between the leaves in addition to the lubricant.
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