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What could this noise be?

Discussion in 'Tech Discussion' started by thecantaloupeman, Jul 13, 2019 at 12:34 AM.

  1. thecantaloupeman

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    So I noticed this noise after getting my new tires. It was not there when I test drove the truck originally, but that could just be because it's an on and off issue. Sometimes it just completely dissapears and other days it is there again. It almost sounds like it is inside the cab but I doubt it. It definitely sounds wheel speed related. I have no idea what this could be. Here is the video.

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/9RcP8XSvpALZWPH3A

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    Is it only when you’re stepping on the brakes? If it’s only after new tires check to see if they put stick on weights inside the rim theatre hitting the calipers or drums. Also check lug nut torques.
     
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    x2 on the lug nuts. wouldn’t be the first one i have seen that a tire shop forgot to TQ them and the rim was moving on the studs
     
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    Sounds like the rim rubbing the caliper. Just barley touching it. Playing with the brakes shifts the caliper around enough to modulate the sound.
     
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    Well I had my local shop check the brakes and I assume that requires them to remove the wheels. Unless they didn't then that could be my issue.

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    It isn't only when stepping on brakes. How do I check if they put stick on weights?

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    Check your shocks.
     
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    The shop did tell me the shocks could use a replacement, but why do you think that be causing the noise?

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    Rusty Nail Build the wall - deport them all! Supporting Member

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    Dude.

    Sweet carpet! :wub:
     
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    LOL. The floor is bare so I put it down temporarily so I didn't slip if it rained.

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