View Full Version : weird noise

03-25-2006, 10:42 PM
I was slowing down this morning to stop at a light and my window was rolled down. I heard a squieking noise comin form the rear of the truck. As i was taking off i heard it again but it got to fast to hear individual squieks and kinda stoped. Now every time i slow down if i have my window rolled down i can hear this noise if im going real slow....Any ideas at to what it might be. A baring in the rear end or something????

03-25-2006, 10:55 PM
i got 100 bucks that says its one of your u-joints...

check them for play...grease them up...or put the truck up on jack stands and get a friend to slowly accelerate as you listen to where its coming from..

my guess is a u-joint tho[cheers]

03-25-2006, 11:19 PM
ya i was kinda figurin that, i thougth i could feel a slight clunk somtime when i take off, i was gunna do my u joints on the front Dshaft so ill do the ones in the rear too, but ill check em out

sj-x 500
03-25-2006, 11:25 PM
u-joints will always make noise or vibrate when they're worn out. grab the d-shaft and check for any movement, any movement = failed.

more likely shit in the drums though

03-25-2006, 11:35 PM
no it aint shit in the drums, just had the drum off last week and its only been road driven and not much, now that i thingk about it more im like 99.9% sure its the ujoint

03-26-2006, 02:31 AM
definatly the joint if it clunks too man

replace it before it falls out on you

03-26-2006, 12:21 PM
ya....ill get on it asap