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My friend has a 2000 VW Beetle Bug and had recently installed new Bilstein touring shocks and new Neuspeed sport springs. She drove the car for about a month without any issues or complaints of creaking noises.

After about a month, she took the car in for an oil change to the same shop. After the oil change, she hears creaking noises on the front passenger side when driving very slow. If you push the passenger side's fender downward from the outside, you can hear the creaking noises as well. If you sit inside the car and jump up and down you can hear it as well. She took the car back to the shop and they examined everything. They said they hear the creaking noises as well but couldn't find anything wrong at all.

After the inspection of the suspension, the creaking noises appears to be louder and then it also appears to come from both the rear sides as well.

Please advise how to troubleshoot and how to get rid of the creaking noises. Thanks in advance!
 

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Did they change the strut bushings/bearings? If not, that might be your problem. They seem to get noisy as they start to go bad. Older Fords from the 80's are bad for this.
 

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Thanks Supercharged98! I believe the front bushings where replaced with new OEM ones. New Bilstein shocks and Neuspeed springs where replaced.

Did they change the strut bushings/bearings? If not, that might be your problem. They seem to get noisy as they start to go bad. Older Fords from the 80's are bad for this.
 
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