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It ha play in rear drive shaft,I checked it because when I…

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It ha play in...

It ha play in rear drive shaft,I checked it because when I hit sudden deep bumps Ihear a clunking sound.

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Sounds to be coming from center or rear of truck underneath.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

2013 chevy silverado 1500 4wd.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Silverado 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

If I can I will have a warranty just bought it 3 weeks ago.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I don't think so.

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Where is this play? Is it up/down play, or rotational freeplay? Typically, hitting a bump in the road doesn't affect driveline noises.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
ok just wandering whats causing the noise when Ihit deep bumps.
Chevy Mechanic: Jerry Newton, Chevy Technician replied 1 month ago

That is a tough one. Bad shock absorber, loose shock absorber, broken spring, things like that are what I would be checking. Is it coming from the front or rear?

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