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Metal scraping sound when in reverse

Louder when i turn in reverse, sounds like metal clinking on ground like hanging, but nothing looks loose!

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Turning? Hmm. sounds like the metal dust shield(s) behind the brake rotor(s) may be making contact with the brake rotor. Sometimes when the wheel is removed, road debris hits the shield, or metal fatigue weakened by heat from the brakes it causes it to bend. easily adjusted by bending away from rotor.

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  • rexking2 May 09, 2014

    I would have the CV joints on front axels checked

  • great answer anthony, i agree before i try to sell a customer on the cost of axle replacement i would go with a more likely with a dust shield. ALSO: it is also highly likely that ,being that it is a dodge, the design of the brake pads would allow for enough pad movement in the ever sticking mopar caliper design that when in reverse the pad could shift in the caliper

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SOURCE: scraping sound

Front Brakes need to be replaced

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does it click when you turn the key or do you get nothing? if nothing its prob. the starter. mine went last month and sounded similar

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It's possible that the bearings need replacing if haul loads on a regular basis. Take a look at the complete hub assembly, this is not an uncommon issue with Dodge Rams. If you need diagrams and procedure info, here is a cheap factory service manual for a 2003 Dodge Ram covers every bolt from front to back.

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i had same problem change the front bearing

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