Mechanics

RATTLE

2010 Ford F-150 • 71,000 miles

The rattle is intermitant. Come and goes from the left front wheel to the right. Makes the noise on flat ground, over bumps at diffrent speeds, one I put it into 4wd it goes away. Checked all the heat shields, dust shields. Ect it the noise is coming from the right I can turn left and it will make the noise if I turn right it goes away. Same for the oppisite side.
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Garymaynard
August 13, 2013.




More than likely the auto locking hubs a not disengaged all the way, most of the ones I have heard make more of a clicking noise, I believe they are vacuum operated and the seal in them leaks vacuum resulting in being half engaged resulting in the rattle/cliking noise, or in some cases it may be vacuum supply, like a leaking or broken vacuum hose going to the hub, but in most cases the hub itself is bad, hope this helps.

PROTECH1980
Sep 11, 2013.


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