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Whining noise in the rear axle area. Came on all of a sudden.

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  • gordoe05 Dec 02, 2008

    I get a whining noise also. Only under torque (when gas pedal is applied and it's accellerating). Noise changes with torque on rear trans-axle. Does not change in proportion with tranny shifting or engine r.p.m.. I need some solutions or paths to a solution. Cheap and easy would be best.

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    i also have the same problem on my 1999-2000 Z71 tahoe ( old body style)

  • billpgoodwin Dec 23, 2008

    My whinnig starts in my 2006 at 35mph and continues until road noise drownes it out.

    GM has rebuilt my rear end six times over the last 14 monthes and I still have the noise as loud as ever.

    I do'nt know what to do anymore!

  • johneller576 May 23, 2009

    I have a '92 blazer that started making this whining noise soon after I used the 4 wheel drive. It ran great up until I used the 4 wheel drive, now makes a whining noise that after i've been accelerating up to about 55 or 60 then let off of the gas. I have to stop and something usually pops real loud and then i can continue to drive. My dad has a '89 S-10 and his has been doing it for about 2 years. He has rebuilt the rearend and transfer case both and his continues to make the whining noise. His does pop as long as mine does and his goes away at 30 mph and mine does not stop until i fully stop. I'd really like to know what is causing this.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Very loud knocking noise rear axle area when travelling over uneven surface.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    noise is in the rear axle area and is louder when travelling over uneven surface



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I think you probably have a rear end going out. you need to check you fluid levels. and probably change them if it is not to late.. best of luck

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SOURCE: whirring/whining noise from rear trans-axle

check your rear end and make sure it has plenty of gear oil..if full then there is friction in it somewhere and it is probly getting ready to go out.

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