Question about 2007 Dodge Sprinter
I've been getting a "moaning" noise from the rear axle area. Brakes are fine. Noise only happens after I drive 100 miles or so, after the rear diferencial heats up. Nearest certified sprinter mechanic 4 hrs. away and no one in my area can figure out the problem.
Find someone with a point and shoot temperature sensor and check the temp of the outer wheel bearings at either side when the problem appears (drive til problem appears, pull over, and check right away). If one is considerably hotter that is likely the problem. If both the same then try either side of the diff housing. This needs to be done IMMEDIATELY after coming to a stop or the heat will transfer thru the entire housing. If you have no conclusive result you may try an additive with MOS2 but I would check with Dodge first to see if they have an approved diff additive. I am assuming that you have checked the fluid level in the diff housing with vehicle level.
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 26, 2011 | 2003 Toyota Tacoma
Jun 24, 2011 | Ford Freestar Cars & Trucks
Apr 06, 2011 | 2004 Ford F150
Dec 30, 2009 | 2007 Pontiac G5 Gt Coupe
Jul 12, 2009 | 2005 Honda Accord
Jun 12, 2009 | 2001 Dodge Durango
May 04, 2009 | 1999 Dodge Durango
Apr 04, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Tracker
Feb 03, 2009 | 2001 Kia Optima
174 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!