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  1. Suspension and Tires
    I've read most of the threads here pertaining to the front end knocking and clunking noise when going over bumps (on the street, not off-road). I've done most all of the suggestions from putting a wrench on all the bolts and checking for tightness, replaced both sides lower ball joints, replaced...
  2. Suspension and Tires
    Please don't skew the results. For those of you with newer models or very low mileage, you may have problems in the future and voting on this poll will not give an accurate picture of the problem. 07/08/09 LCA 0-30k 07/08/09 LCA 30k-60k 07/08/09 LCA 60k+ 07/08/09 ball joints 0-30k 07/08/09...
  3. Engine and Drivetrain
    So i took my '08 FD1 into the local dealership. I've been having a sound that appears in the front drivers side wheel well for every wheel rotation, the steering wheel creeks when turning at slow speeds, and it feels/sounds like i have a bad control arm/ball joints as well. I knew the...
  4. Suspension and Tires
    I was one of the first to join here back in '07 when I got my new Patriot. I loved it, but the years haven't been so good to her, even though well cared for.... This week I had over $1200.00 in front end work... Suspension, ball joints, etc. I was told they see a lot of this on Patriots. Never...
  5. Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    My first problem was the drivers door not aligned right. Second was the roof started leaking on a roof seem. That problem took them 8 times to fix, until getting it done. When picking it up I noticed the seal for the back tail light was broke and had moister in it. Fourth problem was my back...
  6. Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    anyone know where i can find bushings for the front lower control arms? I have the moog ball joints but also need the bushings and can't seem to find them. Thanks.
  7. Suspension and Tires
    Ok, I posted in a different thread that I was looking for some alternate control arms then the factory style ones and I think I found some. Check these out. I used the larger images direct from Mevotech as they show greater detail so be warned - large images ahead. Factory Jeep Style Note in...
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