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Old 03-15-2010, 09:47 PM
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Hey guys!!

I have been having a noise come from the front for the past few weeks. This noise is getting worse as the time goes on.

It is coming from the front, it just sounds like a squeek. Kinda like a rickety bed or some old floor boards. It only happens when I go over bumps. It makes the truck sound like it is old or something.

I was thinking of bushings in the front. I just got some new shocks today, I am hoping it gets rid of it, but I do doubt it haha.

Well any input would be great. I hope someone can help me out, thanks in advance
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check your front drive shaft....when mine went in my dakota it made the same noise.
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The thing is I got my front driveshaft and half shafts replaced from the dealer. I ruled that one out.

Anyone else have any ideas??? I really hate this sound!!!!!
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Let us know if the shocks help, but bushings might be what to look for. Try isolating the sound to one side if you can. Maybe just one side needs a new part. A good visual inspection is probably gonna be the way to go for something like this however. Let us know!
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Might be your sway bar frame bushings .
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Thanks guys! I will have my buddy look it over since he will have it up putting those shocks on!
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I have the same issue in my 06 Ram. Front Right side squaks like crazy on bumps. It is very annoying. Please post what you find out. I'm just getting ready to take mine to a mechanic.
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I think my noise is in the same location. So if one of us finds it out then we maybe able to answer each others question haha
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what did you guys find out!!??!! I am having the same issue with my 02 ram front drivers side. soooo annoying.
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Do ya have nerf bars? Check and make sure the mounts are tight. Sounds silly but they sure can squeak.
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