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1998 Dodge Dakota Base Reg Cab 112 WB Sport

1998 Dodge Dakota
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5'
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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September 11, 2012, 7:01 pm

Jose R
 

Question: strange noises

when i back up theres a grinding sound and while driving theres a humming sound that stops when i steer left or right my truck is brand new low mileage checked all fluids they're good


September 20, 2012, 11:03 am

Elizabeth K
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Where are the noises coming from? Are the forward and reverse noises coming from the same place? Do they change if you tap on the brakes?


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September 24, 2012, 11:47 am

Jose R
 

no the noises are from different areas the humming sound comes from the engine compartment and stops when i steer right or left but continue after regular driving and the grinding sound when backing up sounds like its coming from the rack and pinion although i'm not sure if my truck even has a rack and pinion system i don't know i know very little about cars


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