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Well, I'm new to this forum, and just picked up a '97 GT 5 speed earlier this week for $2800. It only has 58,000 miles, and has a fair amount of hail damage. Not a big deal, as I'm a paint and body guy! Anyhow, this car has a couple things that need to be fixed. When I turn the steering wheel, I get a REALLY loud squeek/creaking noise. I jacked up the front, and it is definitely coming from both front wheels. It is not the steering rack. There don't appear to be any grease fittings on anything up there, so I can't grease the parts! There is a fair amount of surface rust on alot of the undercarriage, so I would imagine this car came from somewhere that used salt on the roads in the winter. I'm definitely a do it yourself type guy, and was curious what I might need to replace. All my previous mustangs have been older... (65 A code coupe, '68 California Special, '69 convertible) so this is my first experience with the newer generation. Any ideas or recommendations? I had also considered taking it to a shop just for the diagnosis part, and then doing it myself. I would also like to get parts with grease fittings, if they exist. Anyone have any links to reputable supply houses with this type of parts? Many thanks for any help you can provide!
 

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when you turn the wheel just the slightest amount? or only when it hits lockS? may be the power steering pump, may be tie rod ends, or if you have aftermarket wheels, maybe scraping on the inside of the wheel at lock.
 

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funny thing...i am havin the same problem but its only comin from the front driver side wheel....i am pretty sure its the tie rod ends and am tryin to save up for a pair....this is essentially a bumpsteer kit and i plan on gettin an after market kit.....anyone running bumpsteer kits....i was thinking on either steeda, MM, or UPR......
 
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