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There is a knock in my 4x4 on my 1997 dodge dakota V8, it ingages and moves but it knocks how can i fix it?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    u really give very little info about the knock so have no idea, is this in the engine? how loud?

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I would check to see that your front axle joints are good at the wheels and in the front drive shaft

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