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2001 ram 1500 4WD with a clicking sound in the left front after 55mph warm up.noticed mostly when driving slow speed straight ahead. Brakes replaced, axle joint appears ok.

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  • randyshade Oct 10, 2008

    Although they apperaed ok, it was the axle u-joints.

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Have you checked you Unit bearing assembly? ( wheel bearings)
I get in lots of mud and have changed mine out twice already. Warm up the bearings and jack it up on the front end and grab the tire on the top and the bottom ,If it has a lot of slack it then you will probably need to change it. Spin the wheel and see if you can hear it clicking.
If it is a bad unit bearing, the one on the other side will be soon to follow.

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