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Hi, recently my 2003 mg tf has started squeeking from the front near side when im stationary It's when I turn the wheel, When I'm driving It's constant, It sounds like my suspension, tho I cant see any breaks or cracks. Any idea's

Thanks, Scott.

I don't claim to be an expert on the MGF and MGTF.  However, I am aware of this problem and it is usually due to inadequate lubrication of the front suspension.  There are grease nipples at the front and I would recommend that you use a grease gun on them every 3,000 miles.  The first time you do it, they may take a lot of grease.  Thereafter two or three pumps should be enough.  If that doesn't fix it, get back to me.  

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Barrie Jones


MG Sports Cars from 1949 to 1980 - Including MGB, MGBGT V8, TF1500, TF, TD and modern Midgets. I also specialise in SU carburettors, Lucas wiring, suspension, steering & brakes.


I have owned my 1955 TF1500 since 1966. Technical specialist for the TD and TF with the MG Car Club T Register. Also owned 20 MGBs and currently own an MGBGT V8. Written 3 books on MGs and produced a DVD on how to strip and rebuild the TD/TF gearbox.

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Barrie's Notes on the 1953-55 MG TF (author). /=====/ Barrie's Notes on the MGB (author). /=====/ Barrie's Notes on the MGB GT V8 (author). /=====/ The Essential Buyer's Guide to the MG TD, TF and TF1500. (author)

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