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My Ram has developed a grating/rubbing/scratching/ sound when I turn my wheel.

It seems only when I turn right.

This is not a major thing, but I was wondering if anyone else has experienced a similiar noise.

Nothing visible rubbing that I can see.

It sounds like it may be inside the column, not up at the wheel itself.

No mods to steering or suspension or anything related to the wheel column.

Thanks
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Have you recently put on new tires?
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get it into the dealer,

i heard about something with grit getting up past the seal at the end of the column

don't tell them that though, let them test drive it, a customer should not tell the dealership what the problem is, just the symptoms, because they will fix what you tell them it is & it may be another problem instead
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Have you recently put on new tires?
No new tires RR,

I had them reverse the white lettering to the inside when I first got it. But the noise just started a week or so ago.

It sounds like something rubbing inside the column, as GTY ststed in his post.

It doesn't do it all the time, YET, but I'll let the dealer check it out.
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My Ram has developed a grating/rubbing/scratching/ sound when I turn my wheel.

It seems only when I turn right.

This is not a major thing, but I was wondering if anyone else has experienced a similiar noise.

Nothing visible rubbing that I can see.

It sounds like it may be inside the column, not up at the wheel itself.

No mods to steering or suspension or anything related to the wheel column.

Thanks

Problem fixed, the dealer found a piece of the column on inside rubbing and making noise whatever he did it's gone
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