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Old 01-25-2010, 08:34 PM
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Default Squeak in the rear?please help!

Someone else just posted one with their front end which is squeaking, so i think the ball joints are the same issue when i am turning and hitting bumps in the front i hear that too, but when i hit bumps and small potholes i have this loud rattle in the back under the bed i think. It is getting so annoying! i just looked under their tonight after work seeing if i could find anything that looked loose or just hitting the frame or anything but couldnt see anything. Any ideas?
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Old 01-25-2010, 08:38 PM
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maybe spare tire carrier? rattling around
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Old 01-25-2010, 08:40 PM
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^^What he said. Or shocks are worn out or leaf spring bushings have taken a dump. Could also be exhaust hanger issues too. Never know. Just gotta get under there while someone's bouncin' in the bed and take a peek(and my peek, I mean listen).
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Old 01-26-2010, 08:57 AM
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ill have to check that out later, thanks for the tips.
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Old 01-29-2010, 08:25 AM
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okay so last night i tried jumping in the bed of my truck like you said and now i can't even hear the rattle underneath. but when im driving and hit bumps i can still hear it so im really confused. i looked underneath and was looking around to see if anything was loose but couldn't figure it out.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:08 PM
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Gut the truck and bed of anything in them(bags, boxes, wrappers, tools, etc) then try again.
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Old 01-30-2010, 03:43 PM
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yeah i had nothin in there.
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Old 02-28-2010, 11:54 AM
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it could be your leaf spring spacers it could be you dont have any between the leafs and they rub against each other making the squeaking sound if thats the case get some soon unless you wanna buy new leafs
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Old 03-08-2010, 08:17 AM
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Default Re: Squeak in the rear?please help!

i would wait until the vehicle cools, crawl underneath, wiggle the exhaust system in various spots and see if its loose.
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