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I have a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. Basic model with the 3.7 v6. It recently started making a grinding noise like dragging metal. It happened more when I'd break. Now it is loud when driving and louder

I changed the break pads on the rear breaks cause they were the lowest. And the noise still goes. It sounds like if somebody is dragging a giant axe. The metal dragging on the floor. I don't see anything leaking nor do I get leak drop stains on my driveway. Have no clue what it could be.

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Check your front wheel bearings. This will also give you the rock stuck in your brakes sound. Jack the front of the truck up, push on the top of the wheel and pull out on the bottom at the same time. If it moves your wheel bearings are bad.

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Indicates no brake pads
take it to a professional brake shop for a proper diagnosis

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SOURCE: rear end leaking in a

hi im dave
if it is the differential leaking (rear wheel drive) you could lock up your diff and cost yourself a lot of dinero in drive would be a much more cost effective solution to get under the truck with a pressure washer (and a wet suit) clean off all the gunk and source out the leak and fix it. If it is a brake line leaking same thing you could lose one side of your brake system and sometimes when your master clyinder runs dry it malfunctions. Then there are the fuel lines... Its best to know exactly what your dealing with by sourcing the leak and making your decisions from there, armed with more knowledge.

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i had the same problem with my 98 dodge durango it has the same 12 bolt rear end and what i had to do is change all my bearings

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SOURCE: Loud whistle noise from my 97 dodge ram 1500

sounds like a vacuum leak. spray w-d 40 around vacuum hoses to find out. intake manifold might be leaking or sucking air as well use w-d- 40 there as well. if it has a turbo charger it may be going out. water pump, alternator and belts can make winning noises as well.

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check wheel bearings

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