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Old 01-13-2012, 03:16 PM
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Front end rattle in turns

I have a 2005 F250 PSD 4x4 and today i was driving along and went into a turn and suddenly the truck started shaking like the wheels were going to rattle off. This continued all the way home. When I got home it was dark so I didnt climb under it.

Does anyone have any ideas on what might be the issue? I hate to ask without knowing much but I have a broken ankle and need the truck sunday night to go to work so i need to figure out kind of quickly what might be wrong with it and what i should look at.

I would greatly appreciate any help I can get!
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Old 01-15-2012, 04:20 PM
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How hard is the shake? Check the track bar make sure everything is tight.
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Old 01-15-2012, 06:31 PM
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Any noise while it shakes? Did it just start happening or slowly get worse? When was the last time you used 4x4? I had a issue come up where the front end would shake and clunk/pop turning turns. Had a hub that didn't unlock. (Both hubs were in auto) Put it in 4x4 and take it back out. It fixed it self before I had time to test anything. You can check for it by jacking up the front end and try turning each tire.
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:56 PM
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Thanks for the input guys. The problem ended up resolving its self but I am thinking it was possibly a bubble in the power steering because when the light came out and I looked around a little bit I found that the fluid was a little low. Since then I have topped it off and driven a few hundred miles and it hasnt come back!

Is it possible that it popped into 4x4 even if i have manual hubs?
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