1997 ACURA RL GREASE A 97 ACURA RL

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  • raynyc75
  • 1997 Acura RL

Suspension problem
1997 Acura RL 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 194000 miles

I have a sound coming from the passenger side by the control arm. Everytime I turn the wheel it makes this sound like metal on metal. I have read that it mite be a ball joint or a bushing. People have said that I can grease it with silicone grease. I can buy the grease gun, But my question is where do I start. Or how do I do it. Never have worked on my acura rl.
Or do you have any idea what it can be?

Thanks for you help,

Ray

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Monday, August 16th, 2010 AT 5:12 PM

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  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

The ball joints and tie rod ends are sealed units and are not greased, control arms use rubber or nolathane bushes, if there is a noise the suspension will have to be inspected for worn components and these will have to be replaced.

Mark (mhpautos)

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