DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - General Discussion > 2011 Dodge Ram Forum


Notices

2011 Dodge Ram Forum For specific discussion of the 2011 Dodge Ram!


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
United Radio
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #31  
Old 08-11-2012, 01:15 PM
KingofDomain's Avatar
KingofDomain KingofDomain is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Austin,Texas
Age: 40
Posts: 225
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 1500 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: SLT Quad Cab
Color: White
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:74
KingofDomain will become famous soon enough
Default

I put WD40 on mine two weeks ago and still no squeeking, but really why must we all go through this?!?!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #32  
Old 09-05-2012, 02:50 PM
Traker82's Avatar
Traker82 Traker82 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Age: 32
Posts: 108
Gender: Male
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
Traker82 is on a distinguished road
Default

I found WD-40 works on the short term, and Lithium grease is always a no no because it collects all sorts of dust and debris making the situation worse.

I was wondering, have any of you tried anti-sieze, the stuff used on caliper sliders?
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 09-05-2012, 03:16 PM
snrusnak's Avatar
snrusnak snrusnak is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Orlando
Age: 27
Posts: 13,387
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: White
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
Rep Power: 12
Rep:1385
snrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud of
Default

I most recently tried this and it's worked really well:

Spray the hinges with dish soap/water thoroughly to clean them of old dirt/grease.

Dry as best as you can.

Use motor oil in a dropper to drip oil onto the top of the hinge bushing areas and open/close the door a lot to work it in.

This seems to work very well.
__________________
Sean

Breathing in and out is good enough for me.
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 09-05-2012, 03:50 PM
doug713's Avatar
doug713 doug713 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Alabama
Age: 43
Posts: 426
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:33
doug713 is on a distinguished road
Default

Hell, I put the Garage door lube on mine last week, and it still squeeks/creeks on the warmer days,, I dunno what more can be done. Seems everything is good short term then back to the same ole crap..
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 09-05-2012, 03:57 PM
snrusnak's Avatar
snrusnak snrusnak is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Orlando
Age: 27
Posts: 13,387
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: White
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
Rep Power: 12
Rep:1385
snrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud of
Default

Try what I did. I think the key is to clean it first.
__________________
Sean

Breathing in and out is good enough for me.
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 09-05-2012, 04:43 PM
doug713's Avatar
doug713 doug713 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Alabama
Age: 43
Posts: 426
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:33
doug713 is on a distinguished road
Default

I will give that a shot Sean. Thanks man and hope it works..
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 09-05-2012, 10:36 PM
Spibiggie Spibiggie is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: South TX
Posts: 43
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Sport CC 4x4
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Mineral Grey
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
Spibiggie is on a distinguished road
Default

I just did the silicon based lube. All four of my doors sounded like a haunted house. Now they all feel like buttah, baby!

Only time will tell. And I agree, these are new trucks, they shouldn't be sounding like they're 20+ years old. But even if I have to reapply a few times a year, atleast it's solvable.
__________________
.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:57 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum