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Ive done a little search, came back with very little.

Whenever I turn my wheel, usually dealing with the right (its not as bad going left) I get the sound of a haunted door opening coming from my suspension in front.

What is it im needing to replace to get that crap to stop?
 

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dude i actually have this problem currently... im wondering if something on the steering needs to be lubed up or something...?

Example- i park the car for the night and it sits in the drive for about 12 or so. when i turn it on and begin to pull backwards and turn the wheel to get out of the driveway it kind of creeks. Then when i turn it harder continuing to back out it squeaks maybe one or two more times. Then after that i dont hear anything...i feel like its just something that needs to be oiled or something...?
 

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mine never goes away... it can be faintly heard at higher speeds, but is VERY prevalent at near stops.
 

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huh...well sounds like we have different problems. lol sorry man just trying to complain with ya...haha hopefully you figure it out. Im hoping that mine is just something small.
 

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i actually had a issue like this with my wifes Alero. Creaked and moaned turning in parking lots or when going slow enough to hear it. Turned out to be a power steering pump, i changed the fluid in it and it stoped. Lord knows for how long tho. Just my .02
 

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ive heard of this being everything from the rack being bad to ball joints to bushings. i had this issue and it was bad.... and i mean bad, it turned out to be my struts being blown and when i turn the struts creaked.
 

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Via a Ford TSB, the specific fix for a creaking sound during steering action is to replace both of the K-member bolt tubes that the steering rack bolts go through. The steering rack bushings are mounted onto these tubes.

Remove the steering rack to k-member retaining nuts, pull the steering rack forward away from the k-member. Push the long bolts out through the back of the k-member. You will see two tubes sticking out of the front of the k-member. Using pliers and quite a bit of muscle, grasp and pull these tubes from the front of the k-member. Replacements are available from Ford at $6-$8 each.
 

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Its the steering rack collars and bushings, the bushings detereroae and the inner collars rust away.
 
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