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Ram Pickups Noises and Vibrations

KCRamKCRam Member Posts: 3,516
edited August 2014 in Ram
Discussing noises, vibrations, squeaks, and rattles of 2011+ Ram pickups.

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    inspector11inspector11 Member Posts: 1
    My truck makes a growling noise, like a piece of sheet metal or small weld reacting to the wind. It starts around 35-50 mph on a slight incline. Noise will let up if I let up on throttle or give it more throttle. Does not always make noise. Nothing loose and Dealer can't find the problem. Looking for mhelp.
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    canddmeyercanddmeyer Member Posts: 410
    My 2009 Ram Hemi made a similar whining noise at about the same speed. I suspect it was the overdrive. Slightly irriating, but it never caused any drivability issues.
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    faroutfarout Member Posts: 1,609
    So far in 1300 miles no noises or odd sounds.

    farout
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    hihoslvr2500hihoslvr2500 Member Posts: 1

    Mds has slight vibration / growl when only using 4 cyl to conserve on fuel. I'm very pleased with performance of the 6.4 Hemi!

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    Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Member Posts: 64,481

    If the truck is in too high a gear for the engine load (doesn't shift out of overdrive quickly enough as you start a climb) then the driveline will definitely vibrate.

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