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Got A Squeak!

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by DeereFarmer, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    I started noticing a couple days a squeak coming from rear of my '02 2500. I thought it was a wheel bearing, but it only happens when accelerating at speeds below 30 miles per hour. It's pretty noticeable. Any ideas on what to look at first?
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Time for some new u joints
  3. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777


    That fact that it does it under acceleration at low speeds is the near perfect indication of a worn/dry U-joint. Don't leave it go to long either as on these trucks the slightest vibration or U-joint problem will create EXPENSIVE T-case issues in short order. :nod:

    And don't hesitate to replace them both while you have the drive shaft down.
  4. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 950

    get the better ones, its not like the truck dosent go between gears 500 times a night.

    SNOWANDICEMAN Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    Just had my U joints replaced

    I have a 2003 Chev 2500hd and I was getting a noise coming from the rear at low speeds I heard it the most. Turns out it was the ujoints. Hope this helpsussmileyflag ya.
  6. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Who in the heck is DeereFarmer. LOL
  7. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    The U joint is what I had expected. Now it's going back to the dealer for some warranty work!

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I had the same thing in my 04 sierra about 3 weeks ago. Its better now.