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Old 08-16-2009, 12:14 AM
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Just curious if anyone else has had issues with their tires "squealing" when they make turns. Now I'm not talking about hairpin fast turning, I'm talking about normal 5-7mph turns at red lights. I have plenty of tread on them and it's not the pavement, as it happens at just about every turn I make. Any suggestions?
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Probably it's because of the durometer (treadwear) rating of your tires. A higher number means a harder rubber and it's not uncommon for this sound to occur. Also, a 4X4 will scrub the outside of the tires a bit more.

One suggestion is, when it's time to replace your tires, get some that have a lower durometer rating.
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do ya have posi trac rearend? or maybe a limited slip thats not releasing like it should,
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Make sure their inflated at the correct pressure also . Low tire pressures will make tires squeal on turns .
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I will check out all these suggestions. Thank you everyone!!!
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also maybe your front end is out just enough to create a squeal when ya turn, what does your tire wear look like?
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Tire wear is ok. 37k on the tires rated for 47k. My gauge shows plenty of tread.
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Probably because it's a dodge ram, aka torque monster. Well I know on some corners mine will squeal, I think it just has to do with what your driving on! I can't think of any other reason since your tread is still decent!
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...or check your alignment as well..if a wheel cuts harder then the other, will cause squealin..
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