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Why does my Chevy truck make a clunking noise?

Discussion in ‘ Chevy Trucks ‘ started by VnDrWLawnCare, Jan 4, 2009 . Hopefully someone else has experienced this problem and can help me out. It doesnt happen every time, but close to… when taking off from a stop i get a clunk noise from the rear end. It feels like it is loose or something is moving or shifting.

What can I do about my Chevy brake noise?

You should put new pads on your Chevy and replace or repair the rotors. You could add shims, use a brake noise aerosol, or brake grease to the backs of the pads to dampen the noise. Brake Chatter: Warped or improperly finished rotors will cause this noise.

What causes a howling noise in the rear of a car?

Cause:Worn rear pinion bearing or worn gear set Noise:Howl without whir or rumble while accelerating at any speed (gears previously quiet) Cause:Worn gear set due to lack of lubrication or overloading Noise:Howling while accelerating over a small speed range (gears previously quiet) Cause:Worn gear set due to lack of lubrication or overloading

Discussion in ‘ Chevy Trucks ‘ started by VnDrWLawnCare, Jan 4, 2009 . Hopefully someone else has experienced this problem and can help me out. It doesnt happen every time, but close to… when taking off from a stop i get a clunk noise from the rear end. It feels like it is loose or something is moving or shifting.

Why does my rear differential make a clicking noise?

Worn axle shaft splines or chipped gear teeth can lead to a knocking or clicking rear differential noise from the differential.

Why does my rear suspension make a lot of noise?

These problems typically manifest as both noise and vibration that start at low speed, and get worse with higher speed. Wheel bearings tend to be fairly noise when they go, sometimes squealing, but more often grumbling and growling.

How to diagnose and fix rear end noise?

Rear End Noise? Diagnose and Fix a Differential in Your Car, Truck, or SUV – YouTube If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device. Videos you watch may be added to the TV’s watch history and influence TV recommendations. To avoid this, cancel and sign in to YouTube on your computer. An error occurred. Please try again later.

Why is my Chevy Silverado making a clunking noise?

A loud clunk from the front end during low speed turns, which is particularly noticeable on unimproved roads. The clunk vibration travels up to the steering wheel, particularly while turning the wheel. GM has released numerous TSBs, either calling to grease or replace the intermediate steering shaft.

Worn axle shaft splines or chipped gear teeth can lead to a knocking or clicking rear differential noise from the differential.

What’s the difference between wheel bearing noise and rear differential noise?

Thankfully there are a few simple things that can help distinguish between rear differential noise and wheel bearing noise. Wheel Bearing Noise. Simplest check to identify a failing wheel bearing is to suspend the car so that the wheel does not touch the ground. Then grab the wheel and wiggle it back & forth.

Why does my car make a low pitched rumbling noise?

A low-pitched rumble at speeds greater than 20 mph may be a carrier bearing noise warning it’s wearing out. A rumbling or clicking from a worn wheel bearing will sound worse when performing hard turns, making it easier to tell apart.

What to do about rear end clunk in Chevy Silverado?

Dealer replaced the slip yoke and a grease kit under warranty and problem is solved. You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. An expert who has achieved level 1. An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

Why is my rear end clunking when I stop?

There’s nothing wrong with the rear axle, it’s the slip yoke in the rear of the T-case like Spitz already mentioned. There were multiple TSB’s for this issue which included an updated nickle plated yoke. Greasing it will fix it temporarily but changing the yoke to the new design will fix it permanently.

When does the clunk come back in my truck?

Enjoy your truck with extremely less of a clunk or eliminated for about 8-10 month. Repeat if the clunk come back. Last edited by starspangled6.0 on Feb 11 2012, 9:07pm, edited 1 time in total.

Is it normal for Chevy Silverado rear end to clunk?

There is no fix, they say this is normal. If I get into an accident because of this, I will sue Chevrolet.

How to fix driveline clunk in Chevy truck?

My truck is a NNBS 2008 crew cab and it was doing the clunk. I’ve also heard that marine grease works a little better because it’s thicker. dalejrfan88 wrote: The fix for my 03 was dipping a racquetball in Vaseline and putting it in drive shaft to soak up the extra lash/play. Then it was silent.

What causes a big clunk when you replace a drive shaft?

Typical drive shaft slip joint. After you replace the drive shaft, that little ‘Jolt and Slam” should be gone like a freight train. A little bit of play in the slip joint can cause a big clunk, so this works well. It is a well known problem with this series of GM truck.

What causes a clunk when shifting between gears?

U-joints are a precision part that takes a beating. If they are worn and loose, they will cause a clunk when shifting between gears. Figure 1.

Why does my rear differential make a clunking noise?

If the pinion bearings are the problem, they create more of a whirring noise than a rumble because it turns several times faster than the carrier assembly. Regular clunking every few feet can also be an indicator of a broken pinion gear and/or chipped and damaged ring gear.

Is it normal to make a clunking noise when shifting?

Some noise is normal though when shifting on our trucks. But if you’re sure it wasn’t there before u-joints is where I’d start. You never know and it doesn’t hurt to check i have seen everything from pickups to semis come from the dealers with no oil in them and then out of no where am the give out.

If the pinion bearings are the problem, they create more of a whirring noise than a rumble because it turns several times faster than the carrier assembly. Regular clunking every few feet can also be an indicator of a broken pinion gear and/or chipped and damaged ring gear.

Why does my car make a clunking noise when I shift gears?

Broken or loose transmission or engine mounts cause the transmission to move… If your transmission mount or engine mount becomes loose or breaks, you may hear clunking noises whenever you make a sudden change in speed or whenever you shift gears, due to the movement of the unsecure mount.

What causes a clunking noise on the driveline?

Cause: Bad wheel bearings Noise: Driveline squeaking or grinding at any speed Cause:Worn or damaged U-joints Noise: Clunking when depressing the throttle pedal (takeoff) Cause:Worn U-joints; worn spider gears; worn axle splines; excessive gear backlash; loose yoke splines; worn slip yoke splines Noise:Clunk immediately after taking off from a stop

What’s the clunk noise when you switch from Park to reverse?

Clunk noise when switching from park to reverse! – YouTube Clunk noise when switching from park to reverse! If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

Cause:Worn rear pinion bearing or worn gear set Noise:Howl without whir or rumble while accelerating at any speed (gears previously quiet) Cause:Worn gear set due to lack of lubrication or overloading Noise:Howling while accelerating over a small speed range (gears previously quiet) Cause:Worn gear set due to lack of lubrication or overloading

Is it normal to have a popping noise in your back?

It’s pretty normal for a person’s back to sound like it is cracking and popping. However, one should be concerned if this comes with pain. When pain becomes unbearable or begins to impact daily activity, it is time to consult with a medical professional. Causes of Osteoarthritis in the Lower Back

What does it mean when your differential is making a noise?

While there is no help for our singing, we can help you diagnose the sounds coming from a differential gone bad. A clunk, whine, or howl can signal a worn-out pinion gear, bad bearings, or a faulty gear installation. Sometimes, the noise is not differential-related, but is caused by other driveline or axle components.

Why does rear differential noise sound like a broken gear?

Having a chipped or missing high spot on a gear tooth sounds closely similar to a broken gear except that the rear differential noise only happens while accelerating or decelerating. This is because the problem is just present on one side of the offending tooth.

What causes a loud clicking noise during acceleration?

Noise: Banging or heavy clicking every two to three feet during acceleration and deceleration Cause: Damaged or broken pinion gear tooth or teeth Noise: Banging or heavy clicking every two to three feet during acceleration or deceleration, but not both

What makes a clunking noise at low speed?

My 2006 4*4 V6 is making noise at low speed from the rear wheel parts. Ford dealer checked the suspension and drive axles, and claimed no mechanical problem. But the clunking noise will always be noticeable whenever I start running, and always clunk at low speed.

When does your car clunk when you turn?

It sounds like it’s coming from the rear diff, but it’s slightly different than all the other reports I’ve been reading about. Mine only happens when I’m turning sharply at slow speeds – like pulling into or out of a parking spot of my garage. It’ll clunk 2-3 times throughout the 90 degree turn. If I’m backing in/out slow and straight – no clunk.

My 2006 4*4 V6 is making noise at low speed from the rear wheel parts. Ford dealer checked the suspension and drive axles, and claimed no mechanical problem. But the clunking noise will always be noticeable whenever I start running, and always clunk at low speed.

What kind of noise does a GMC Truck make?

When id slow down near to a stop I could hear a real low rough growling noise. Sounds like the same thing. Good part is I shopped around and found a mechanic that put all new bearings in it for 400 cash. And know you cant hear a thing

Why does my GMC Truck make a whine when I turn?

A howl or whine during acceleration over a small or large speed range is usually caused by worn ring and pinion gears or improper gear set up. Rumbling or whirring at speeds over about 20 mph can be caused by worn carrier bearings. The noise may change while turning.” Alright…so it sounds like im fucked.

Having a chipped or missing high spot on a gear tooth sounds closely similar to a broken gear except that the rear differential noise only happens while accelerating or decelerating. This is because the problem is just present on one side of the offending tooth.

Why does my MX Rider make a clunking sound?

Like mx rider said, the splines for the slip yoke arent lubed enough, when you take off the rear end squats a little and the splines have to slip, but yours are binding and will give you that clunk.. I think they even started putting some sort of plated slip yokes on some.

Why does my rear differential make a whirling noise?

Rumbling and whirring noises at speed over 20 mph, moreover, can be the result of worn carrier bearings. For vehicles with C-clip axles, the rear differential noise may change at different turns.

Like mx rider said, the splines for the slip yoke arent lubed enough, when you take off the rear end squats a little and the splines have to slip, but yours are binding and will give you that clunk.. I think they even started putting some sort of plated slip yokes on some.

Some noise is normal though when shifting on our trucks. But if you’re sure it wasn’t there before u-joints is where I’d start. You never know and it doesn’t hurt to check i have seen everything from pickups to semis come from the dealers with no oil in them and then out of no where am the give out.

Why do my brakes or wheels clunk when releasing my brakes?

My car has an automatic transmission. Hello. It sounds like you may have an issue with the brake caliper no releasing or it may have an issue with the cv axle or an engine mount. Any of these will allow excessive movement or binding when releasing the brakes. It can also be caused by a worn out bushing in the suspension.

My car has an automatic transmission. Hello. It sounds like you may have an issue with the brake caliper no releasing or it may have an issue with the cv axle or an engine mount. Any of these will allow excessive movement or binding when releasing the brakes. It can also be caused by a worn out bushing in the suspension.

Why does the brake caliper not release the brake?

It sounds like you may have an issue with the brake caliper no releasing or it may have an issue with the cv axle or an engine mount. Any of these will allow excessive movement or binding when releasing the brakes. It can also be caused by a worn out bushing in the suspension.

How to fix slip yoke clunk…forever?

For those of you having trouble opening the page, here is the first post. “this came STRAIGHT from a gm tech….. to fix the clunk in the drivetrain from a dead stop (chirp, clunk, bump…etc…) pull the driveshaft and stuff a raquetball in the yoke and reinstall driveshaft…..

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