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Clicking noise from front hubs 2004 dodge ram 2500 diesel 4x4

I need to pull the front hubs to inspect and repair any problem with 4 wheel drive gears in the hubs. I need a good book to explain clearly how to pull and replace the front end hubs and maybe the axels...........

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    2005 DODGE RAM 1500 4WD SQUEEL NOISE FRONT HUBS

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    4 wheel drive shaft broke loose from front hub to attachment bearing on left of transmission

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I have a 2004 dodgeram 4 wheel drive with a lift kit when i turn tight i hear a loud popping noise what is this?

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First just crawl under it and grab your axles and see if you can shake them and get any movement from either of them this will tell you if you have a loose CV joint or not .. thanks Jerry holler if you need more .

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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