Creak – Creak. Squeak-Squeak. When I’ve been driving my DB9 in cooler weather (less than 60°F or 15°C) whenever I would drive over a speed bump, curb or significant bump I would hear a creaking, squeaking noise coming from the front end. It would happen any time the suspension would have to flex significantly. While faint and rare at first, over a year or two it was a constant and annoying companion.
If your car is suffering from the same creaking/squeaking issue, or if you need to change your upper ball joint (which is part of the same assembly and not independently replaceable either) then this article will show you what tools and parts you need, and all the steps to change it. Continue reading “Replacing the Front Suspension Upper Control Arm in an Aston Martin DB9”