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Old 06-03-2011, 12:41 PM
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Question SCARY sound!! ??

ok so I was driving my 2001 ford ranger today and it's sounds horrible!! The sound is coming from the back of the truck and only does it when I am in gear and accelerating or slowing down. It hardly does it at highway speeds. It sounds like a piece of loose metal that is vibrating REALLY loudly. I would post a clip of the sound but it says that m4a is an invalid file.
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Old 06-03-2011, 01:09 PM
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Default Re: SCARY sound!! ??

Grab the driveshaft near the rear end and see if the u-joint is shot.
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:36 PM
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ya I checked the driveshaft and nothing is loose but and everything looked fine but I am not a mechanic so I'll have to get it checked out soon
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:44 PM
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Good luck!
Hope it is simple or easy or not too many $$$$...
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Old 06-03-2011, 03:57 PM
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ya I really hope so!! probably not, considering the way my luck has been going. lol

thanks for your help
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