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More drivetrain issues

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by DCS MN, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. DCS MN

    DCS MN Senior Member
    Messages: 169

    I went and picked up my skid from a lot this weekend and while driving with just the trailer on I noticed a weird noise and shaking from the rearend while turning a corner. It was much more noticeable with all the weight on the trailer. Only on corners, at a straight ahead start there seems to be a little "chattering" and then its fine. Not noticeable empty unless I really get after it.
    Is it the rear end? What has to be done to fix this?

    Truck is a '02 350 deisel with 100k and a fresh tranny. I noticed this before the tranny build.
    Any help would be great.
  2. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,613

    It may be the rear parking brake assembly, they rot out and fall apart (dealer only part around $260). Or ir could be the clutches in the rear differential
  3. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Check the rear diff fluid