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WHAT IS THE MAIN PROBLEM WITH MY REAR SUSPENSION NOISE?

2012 Kia Optima • 500 miles

Got a creaking noise from right rear passenger suspension when go through bumpy or uneven road
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Jeffralc
March 17, 2012.



Just done my car, the service manager actually readjust the spring from actual area and add few grease on the rubber area, so far there is no creaking noise anymore.

Tiny
Jeffralc
Mar 20, 2012.
Glad to hear you got it fixed like I said a dry bushing.

Saturntech9
Mar 21, 2012.
Noise came back again for after a few days fixing it. Errrr. Should it be change or putting more grease? If they change the rubber bush means that they have to change the whole arm? Is it because of the suspension is too soft? Dry rubber bush at so early stage? What make the rubber dry so early? Should change a new one or put grease on it

Tiny
Jeffralc
Mar 22, 2012.
Would have to see what was going on with the bushing I have lubed bushing with white grease etc and re positioned them to fix squeaks myself. Weather climate mud puddles rain etc I have seen new cars right off the car hauler from the factory with issues.I had one with no power steering because it had a bad power steering pump. Had another one that someone cross threaded the bolt that holds wire harness into the inside fuse box and there was no power to even start. Don't even know how that one got on or off the car hauler. The stories go on and on also you have the plant phantoms the people in the plant that build the cars. Those people get bored and do things to the cars for the service techs at the dealer to find. You gotta love those phantoms lol.

Saturntech9
Mar 24, 2012.
Cracking noise from my rear suspension has been fixed, they tighten the torque from 16.0 to 17.0kgf.M(156.9 n.M to 165n.M). So far, there is no noise for a week

Tiny
Jeffralc
Apr 5, 2012.
Glad to hear you got it fixed thats what we like to hear.

Saturntech9
Apr 5, 2012.