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2002 Dodge Ram 3500: Van..a clunk/jerking sound..right rear..60 mph

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I have a 2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Extended Van with 195K miles on it. For the past 5K + I have heard a clunk/jerking sound that seems to come from the right rear 1/4 panel area. It happens at 60 mph ot more and normally when some strain is put on the motor. (passing, changing lanes, going up a grade, etc.) Transmission guy says it's not the transmission and other mechanics have no clue. Some suggest it might be the "shift solenoid"? It still runs like a dream, we take excellent care of it, and I have no intention of parting with it. What is the problem?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Billy replied 4 years ago.
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You have a problem with the exhaust mountings or the catalytic converter is broken inside the exhaust system

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most probably it's an exhaust mount or fixture that does this on these vehicles

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Thanks...I will! Paul

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do you need further explanation?

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Expert:  Ron replied 4 years ago.
Because you are not a Dodge expert, you are not allowed to answer dodge questions. Please read your TOS.

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