Re: silverados 01-03 front end noises
Group: alt.autos.4x4.chevy-trucks Date: Thu, Oct 30, 2003, 8:32am
(CST+6) From: firstname.lastname@example.org (John†Visitacion)
I have a 4x4 '01 Silverado i have a clunking sound on the left side
front end i have put this on jacks shake the wheel from top- bottom no
play but when i move it side to side i do feel a slight play but still
no noise i have also turn the wheel while on jacks no noise , but when i
go on the road to turn right i hear the noise. I have tightened all the
bolts to make sure nothing was loose,ck'd cv boots, but the side to side
play on the linkages could this be the cause?
" John Visitacion" wrote
Does anyone have any noise problems coming from front end? any info will
Actually, any "more" info would be helpful to "us". Is the vehicle 4x4?
What kind of noise are you hearing? When do you hear it...etc.
There are some issues with the front diffs on the 4x4's in those years.
Issues such as "we have them apart in the shop rebuilding them all the
There is has been a problem with the corssmember... Under the truck
upfront pull the crossmember. There is a burr problem that matches the
problem you described...When they drilled the holes at the factory they,
didnt clean the burrs out good enough....Just take a grinder and get the
holes as smooth as possible..Then spray them with some copper
spray........Sounds pretty wild but Ive done over 10 of them all
ready.......Might be your problem.
GM does have a bulletin for this..Also if it was yolu CV joint it would
more than likely click not clunk...Jacking it up will not help because
it needs to be under a load to make the sound.....