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My rear suspension ('95-140 chassis) is very squeaky
on both sides, first on the right with the left joining in
a few months later. Any ideas?

Jim ...:)...
 

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New Suspension Bladders...

I've replaced the air bladders and carefully purged air from the system,
even removing the shocks and priming them with fluid. Earlier I had
"the bounce" and the rear was dragging. So I've learned a lot about
the ADS-II system. The ride is good now, though the suspension
switch doesn't seem to do much. Then there's the nasty squeak!

Jim ...:)...
 

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I've replaced the air bladders and carefully purged air from the system,
even removing the shocks and priming them with fluid. Earlier I had
"the bounce" and the rear was dragging. So I've learned a lot about
the ADS-II system. The ride is good now, though the suspension
switch doesn't seem to do much. Then there's the nasty squeak!

Jim ...:)...
The "earlier bounce problem" is most probably what has caused the squeak you now hear and it usually comes from the rear suspension bushings that have been stressed.
 

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Thank you, thank you, thank you . . .

As you know, the shock absorbers are painfully expensive, so
the chance that it's a bushing problem sounds great to me.
I've not worked on the rear suspension before, so can you
direct me to the particular control arms/bushings to examine.
FYI, I use an online service manual from AllDataDIY.com.

Jim ...:)...
 

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Hand on the shock . . .

To all : When I feel around on the suspension while making the
car bounce a bit, it seems like the noise is centered on the shock
absorber shaft. And if I push sideways on the shaft the noise
seems to change. Has anyone had this experience too?

Jim ...:)...
 
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