Question about Dodge Ram
I have 2001 dodge ram 4x4 1500 When it is in 4x4 there is no clicking noise when shifted back to 2 wheel there is a clicking noise coming from front end when truck is moving can you give me some ideas as what this may be .Thanks!
The guy is right it is that joint have the same problem you can get under the truck and try shakin the joint that looks just like a ... u... it is right behind the tire comin out of the front axle it will wiggle probably bad..
Posted on Mar 10, 2009
I have a 2002 Dodge 1500 Ram 4x4, quad cab and had the same problem. In 2wd the clicking was constant, in 4wd it would go away. Also I had no 4wd while in 4wd, found that out after a snow storm. I took my truck to a buddies garage (a Dodge mechanic), he said this is a common problem. He pulled the drivers side wheel, hub, axle and stub axle. The stub axle splines where it goes into the CV joint and and the internal splines in the CV joint were gone. Almost smooth even. The wheel bearing was completely wore out too. I ended up replacing the hub assembly, both the inner and outer axles. Not a cheap fix either I have about $600 repair bill, but it's back on the road now smooth and quite.
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
Probally u joint. less then 20$ at adavance auto. take old u joint with hammer and a tap. take cap off of 1 side of new u joint set it in and lightly tap with hammer to put on cap. dont forget to put clips in
Posted on Feb 09, 2010
The clicking noise is from the front U-Joints behind the hub assembly at the ends of the axle.
Posted on Mar 29, 2009
I have the same sound , but mine does it in 4wd not 2 wheel drive it sometimes clunks in 2wd tho, check your U joints Out they may need to be greased, or replaced.
Posted on Mar 11, 2009
Hey so i had the same problem....i did a full 180 while mudding on accident....i was going straight into a big muddy feild took it too fast, lost control, over corrected it and ended up rolling backwards while in drive still.....terrible clicking sound, loud as hell......got it checked out, it was a shattered driveshaft...set me back 700$$!!!
Posted on Oct 22, 2009
the ansew i found is replacing the seal around the joint and from both end removing it and cleaning it out i had rocks in mine from going threw water and mud ita a all day deal but a twenty doller fix axle shaft oil seal is all i had to replace
Posted on Apr 26, 2009
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