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sledmanwinder 06-09-2010 10:37 AM

whistle noise coming from under truck
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I have a 2006 dodge ram mega cab 4x4 3500 I have a whistling noise coming from the under carriage I have replaced u joints tie rods front axle bushings replaced rotors brake pads greased everything I could think of that would cause this noise it does it around speeds of 30 to 60 then when I come to a complete stop it doesnít do it .. any ideas guys . (Would axle bearings in the front axle cause the noise?) ( also would new wheels cause the noise i went front 17's to 22's im just wondering if the wheels might be whistling but i wouldnt think they would?) Its bugging me bad canít figure it out for the life of me

RamTech 06-09-2010 11:02 AM

Whistling noise is commonly associated with wind related issues. Either that or you have dwarves whistling while they work under your truck.

sledmanwinder 06-09-2010 11:05 AM

thanks randy

CORUPTWJ 06-09-2010 12:54 PM

The rims are a possiblity of the whistling noise. Especially if you didn't have the problem until after you put the rims on. I know a friend of mine had a whisling noise that came from the hubcaps on his car. He just took them off and was fine since then. A good way to check would be to put the old rims back on (if you still have them) and see if you have the problem.

GTyankee 06-09-2010 01:59 PM

You could maybe take some painters tape & use it to cover your rims to see if the whistle goes away, if that doesn't work, put the tape over any pipe ends that may be catching air.
i have heard strange sounds coming from ski racks & trucks that have any kind of rack, maybe something on your under carriage could be doing the same thing. The tape is cheap enough & won't leave the glue on your truck like duct tape would do

RamTech 06-09-2010 02:06 PM

That trick can also be used to eliminate or confirm wind noise caused by body gaps.

Incognito 06-15-2010 12:28 AM

I had whistling noise coming from my '03 Ram 1500 Hemi when I drove at higher speeds and it was only due to the design of the side mirrors.

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