2001 DODGE DURANGO RATTLING AND POPPING SOUND

  • Tiny
  • hjce
  • 2001 Dodge Durango

Engine Mechanical problem
2001 Dodge Durango V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 101000 miles

When my car is in drive with or without pressing gas it makes a rattling or popping type sound when it is moving. When it is in park or neutral and you press down on gas everything sounds fine. I have taken it for repairs and was told bad gas. The sounds seems to be getting louder and more frequent. I changed the gas and have been using higher octane for the last 2 months.

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Sunday, September 21st, 2008 AT 10:43 AM

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  • Jack42
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Does the noise change with engine speed? With vehicle speed? Does it sound more like the engine or something in the drivetrain that is rattling?

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Monday, September 22nd, 2008 AT 7:45 AM
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The noise remains the same volume no matter the situation. The sound comes from driver side, middle of the suv. The sound also has a squeaking type sound also.

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Monday, September 22nd, 2008 AT 7:18 PM
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Have the u-joints checked, they can make both types of noise you are talking about.

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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 AT 7:42 AM

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