Cadillac Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
When there is a creaking noise coming from the front suspension, this is can be due to worn or under-lubricated Ball Joints. On this vehicle, the ball joints are part of the Control Arm so when faulty, the control arm as an assembly will need to be replaced. Unfortunately, there is no real pinpoint way to test and positively determine this besides raising the vehicle and trying to duplicate the sound using a pry bar to simulate body movement. So if the control arms were inspected, make sure they inspected the ball join as well and not just the control arm bushings. If my answer has helped you, please help me by leaving a rating using the stars at the top of this page or accept the answer so I may be credited. If you cannot rate or do not see the rating stars, please let me know. You can ask follow-up questions after you rate.