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  1. ASK A DODGE RAM TECH!
    I have a 1999 dodge 2500 Sport with the 5.9 cummins. It is the extended cab long bed which mean the driveshaft is a 2 piece with a carrier bearing in the middle. I have a manual 5 speed light duty transfer case and was wondering if any other 2nd Generation dodge 2500's with the 5 speed like mine...
  2. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I could really use some help here. I've got a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4, and over the past few weeks it's been making a low howl when I let up off the gas. I had originally thought it was the front pinion bearings. Well 3 days ago I heard a ping and it started grinding and howling like mad to the...
  3. 5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey all! My 2006 Ram 1500's rear end failed suddenly and without any warning noises while on the highway. The rear wheels locked suddenly and I slid off the road. The dealership says the pinion gear failed. Turns out the 2006 shares the same pinion gear with the 2005's that have had several...
  4. 5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    So it's very slight, but noticeable and I would describe it as a slight knock/grumbling/rumble. It's one of those noises that is hard to define. It's rhythm is relevant to speed - it gets faster as the truck speeds up. My first thought is a grumbling diff. I just recently serviced the...
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