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Old 03-11-2010, 07:58 AM
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Got my tires rotated and balance and no help with the vibration. I needed to have them rotated though and couldnt hurt to balance so I dont feel I did it for nothing. However CEL came on this morning again, this garbage is getting real old real fast. Going to read it after work today, yay cant wait to see what its gonna cost me now.
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5 days and counting still havnt got my truck back, I talked to shop manager yesterday, they still cant find my vibration. They need a dodge rep to come over I guess.
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Old 03-11-2010, 10:03 AM
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5 days and counting still havnt got my truck back, I talked to shop manager yesterday, they still cant find my vibration. They need a dodge rep to come over I guess.

Holy crap man 5 days!! Thats just getting crazy. I wish i could drive your truck to see if its actually similar. I had them check tie rod ends, wheel bearings, and ball joints and they say its all good. Not sure im totally convinced on that though becasue I get a clunk about once a week from the front passengers side during a hard turn at low speed.
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Holy crap man 5 days!! Thats just getting crazy. I wish i could drive your truck to see if its actually similar. I had them check tie rod ends, wheel bearings, and ball joints and they say its all good. Not sure im totally convinced on that though becasue I get a clunk about once a week from the front passengers side during a hard turn at low speed.
I have the same clunk on passenger side. I hear it once in while when I make quick left turn. I got my truck yesterday...... They took the drive shaft off and found that I had "Tight" u-joint. Probabaly rusted up inside the caps.

90% better. I just have a ever so slight shudder at 55 now. Bearly noticeable. But, still there. Just about everyone I spoke too has this same problem. By the way, if your ever up in Scranton area, you can take it for spin when ever you want.
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Hi guys just joined the form and am trying to get an answer to my 1500 quad 4x4 hemi vibration at 55mph. I have put up with this for some time and cannot seem to get it fixed. New tires new brakes new rotor in the last year. a bunch of new front end parts no luck. The only thing I did was put a leveling kit on this truck are theses things causing a vibration on the 2006? I put new tires on at the same time as the kit so I thought it was the tires well it isn't tires any ideas?
My 06 has the vibration in the rear end it seems. Right between 50 and 60 MPH. It is a low droning sound that comes in waves. Sounds like U-joints but I had them checked and they say they are okay. Funny thing about mine is that I don't hear it all the time. It sounds different on different types of paving. Asphalt it is the loudest. Regular cement I can't hear it very often. I don't get that? Could my problem be the tires? They are the stock Goodyears. Another thing is that it usually makes the noise when applying the gas. Not usually at a coast. That makes me think that it can't be the tires. I only have 34K on the truck...bought it used. It's has had it since day one. Not trying to steal your post but wondered if this was like your problem or not?
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I bought my 06 new and it does the same thing. I ditched the garbage Wrangler HPs and bought silent armors and LOVE THEM. It comes and goes as well on different pavement. I am back to U Joints, Driveshaft, or shocks and mounting hardware. I have been told by multiple mechanics that the shocks (on the 1500s) are garbage and typically worn out before 30k miles. I was also told by goodyear that their machine used to balance these stock wheels cannot do it accurately. I plan on buying some aftermarket wheels at some point and looking to see what difference that makes if any.
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I'll add more chaos to this one....
Bought an 03' hemi 3 weeks ago with this issue and the owner assured me it was because the tires were out of balance *aftermarket*. Well bought a set of BFG AT's 285/70/17 and new rims & 4 bilsteins and its still there but mine hits right at 65 and gets worser. I had it aligned the day after new wheels with no luck. Had an old mechanic friend tell me because i had aluminum wheels that they're harder to balance? well im gonna have them rebalanced at his shop and see what luck that brings me. Im surprised this such a wide spread issue
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Old 03-27-2011, 08:44 AM
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Update:
No Luck with rebalancing. Truck sat at the shop all day with everyone scratching they're heads. Damn near put 40mi. testing it to try an isolate it. Eveything suspension wise came up good, the only thing that could be now is the driveshaft and that'll have to be dropped off at a machine shop to see if its out of balance. I love Dodge to death, but damn this is ridicules

UPDATE #2: Just went outside to check the Driveshaft. Solid as a rock and has all its lil weights on it as well. Like WTF?? Where is this Vibration coming from!!!
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I had a bad vibration on my 03 ram when braking. First the dealer turned the rotors, didn't help, It came back within a month. then they replaced the rotors, didn't help, that lasted a month. They replaced the rotors , pads & calipers, That fixed it. They never said if they were on recall, but I've heard of others having the same problem. I know of at least 2 other guys that have had to replaced their front wheel bearings on their 2 wheel drive rams, both 03's.
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im having the same problem... done the rotors,brakes,wheel hub bearing assembly. i put a level kit with coils and shocks to try and solve it... STILL SHAKING. i go to the desert and im not towing when i cant use my brakes over 50...... any one do the lower control arm bushing? did it go away. please help before i ram my ram into a tree.
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