2011-’14 Compass/Patriot 2011-’12 Caliber Condition: The driver may describe creaking or squeaking noises coming from the front suspension. The noise is typically more noticeable during cold temperatures below 40°F. The noise may go away when the temperature warms up. Cause: The front lower rear control arm bushing is making the noise. Remedy: Lubricating the bushing
Follow these steps to diagnose a noise when the steering wheel is turned on a Volkswagen.