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Old 02-21-2011, 01:53 PM
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Question faint rattling sound (more like a whistling or chirping sound)

Hello, Iím new to this site, I tried searching for my problem and couldn't find anything so started a new thread. I have a 2007 Ram 1500 with Hemi, and it has this squeaky chirping sound thatís driving me freaking crazy. It isn't incredibly loud, its faint. It can only be heard when driving somewhat slowly (so the engine noise doesnít mask the sound), and usually over bumps, and radio turned off. Sounds like it coming directly from the driverís side. The front seat passenger can hear it (when I make mention of it) and they seem to think itís coming from the driver side as well. Iím clueless, and the dealership wasnít any help. Any ideas?



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Sounds like the suspension bushings are squeaking. Does it do this in the rain......water can provide a lubricant action that cam minimize/eliminate the sound of rubber bushing squeak. If the squeak persists after a good dowsing of water, then my theory is 'out the window'.
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I think it might be power steering related, just yesterday I was able to somewhat replicate the sound by jiggling the wheel when in park, any ideas?
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Hello there guys...i got the same problem on my 06 1500 laramie Q/C...i also hera same squeks on the driver side...the thing is it only comes out if the weather is good (and nothing during snowy times)...i tried to look under the chaasy and it seems its all in good shape (bushings and everything)...even tried to spray W40 suspecting it might be just tight bushings or anything...the same thing...squeeks still coming out...any idea guys...thanks !!!
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I'm not sure if this is your problem or not, but on my '07, the strut was rubbing against the frame causing a chirping noise....It took 3 different front end shops to find the problem. 3rd set of struts I had to put on the truck...factory, leaky strut replacement and now these.
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