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inu02tet 05-22-2013 10:31 PM

rear end clunking please help
 
Hi i am new to the forums and I want to ask for some advice. i have a 08 ram 1500 5.7 SLT 4x4 and every once in a while when i got over a bump or train tracks I can hear a click or clunk on the rear end. I only noticed when the radio went quiet because its normally cranked up way to much :D . So when the the truck was sloped and off for like 5 hrs and its 49 Fahrenheit right now, i went to the back tire and just started pushing on the top back and forth and I can hear a major clunking noise from somewhere in there. I proceeded to torque the rims to 120 foot lbs via torque wrench and the problem didn't change a bit. The rims are aftermarket rims Ultra Motorsports Gauntlet rims with coopers at3 tires, but sense the front tires doesn't cluck i don't think its the rims. All of this without 4 wheel drive engaged and on level ground. and advice would be much appreciated.
Thankyou

bparsel 05-24-2013 03:22 PM

Its not your rims. Its somewhere in your suspension components. Check your sway bar and links.

SI Integra 05-25-2013 07:30 PM

Sounds like a wheel bearing.
Hopefully not in the rear end....

curry7500 07-19-2013 05:03 PM

sounds like
 
sounds like you need to get under it and check the back u join next to rear end I bet it is the problem I have 345000 and have never had to change the front one yet but have changed the back one a couple of times


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