• Tiny
  • devalney
  • 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
  • 71,000 miles

I own a 2005 PT Cruiser. There is a squealing noise in the front and a knocking sound on the right front. New rotors, new bearing, bushings and front end alignment have been done. Now what?

Monday, June 27th, 2011 AT 8:34 PM

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  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
  • Expert
  • 25,257 posts

Rotors and bearings don't make knocking sounds. Bushings could depending on which ones. Common causes are worn ball joints, tie rod ends, struts, upper strut mounts, and anti-sway bar links and bushings. It's helpful to know when and under which conditions the noise occurs. Your best bet is a suspension and steering inspection at a tire and alignment shop. That is normally a part of any alignment.

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Monday, June 27th, 2011 AT 8:52 PM

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