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Old 04-25-2013, 08:53 AM
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Unhappy wierd rattling noise

every time i accelerate i get this rattling noise. it happens from 2200 rpm up. i can hear it at tha back of my ranger. i am thinking its my diff, or some bearing in my driveshaft. and thoughts?
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:27 AM
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Default Re: wierd rattling noise

how does your carrier bearing look? i had a similar noise turned out to be that.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:32 PM
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Default Re: wierd rattling noise

My fender flares were slightly loose and made a rattle,couple of new plastic pins cured it...
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:44 PM
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how does your carrier bearing look? i had a similar noise turned out to be that.
where is that located? don't really know much about different bearings
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:07 AM
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Mine does this too.. Let me know what u turn up, take pix if u can please.
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Old 04-26-2013, 09:26 AM
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Mine does this too.. Let me know what u turn up, take pix if u can please.
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:23 AM
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Carrier bearing, it's the bearing that goes around driveshaft. Take a pry bar and check for the amount of play. There should be some but not a lot.

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Old 04-28-2013, 01:01 PM
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Alright guys I'm taking a look at it tomorrow. I'll let you know if I figure it out.
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What ended up as the conclusion to the issue?
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