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Truck creaks/goans as I go over rough road or pull into my parking spot... I have taken it in and no one knows what it is, they have fixed bushings, but nope, that wasn't it... Feels like it is belo

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Check your ball-joints. There are pros and cons to guessing different components. What I visualize is that you have low motion noise{slow approach to parking spot) and noise going over rough roads(no clutch, no braking).

There was a recall on some gas tank straps, which a rough road could reveal, but it would not affect going into a parking spot. Check rear leaf springs for cracked leafs. The truck body settles when parking and driving motion could make broken leaf spring chirp.

Check motor mounts. The exhaust pipes and joints in what is called the "donut" can chirp if the tailpipes are rigid and the engine moves on bad mounts. The donut becomes the only flexible connection in the exhaust system.

Posted on Apr 02, 2014

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    Peter Popp Jun 24, 2014

    It might be something as simple as your shocks, I have a 2000 cold. The squeeks and moans subside when the shocks get warm from use.

  • Peter Popp
    Peter Popp Jun 24, 2014

    A 2000 Ram Air T/A that squeeks & moans when cold but subsides when warmed up from use

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Pulling as in sruggling to go? or puling off to one side? If it is struggling you could have clogged injectors or a bad fuel filter. Fuel filter is about $8and is located inside the frame midway of the expedition on the drivers side. If pulling to one side have your alignment checked.

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Could be the CV joint needs greasing up, or replacing, check for splits in the rubber gater around the drive shaft(looks like a bellow). Replace if necessary.

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look at the steering knuckles on the tierod ends for play. they are probably worn. have your steering box sector shaft checked for runout. sometimes they have an adjustment on them. Bushing kits can be had from napa or any reputable off road shop.

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Well it could be a number of problems, check your plugs and leads it sounds one could be dead, oil was low so you could have damaged the bearings and for that you have to get professional help at your ford dealer, timing could be out as well caused by the timing belt skipping a tooth. Have to keep your maintenance regular. Hope this help to solve the problem.

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