Why does the floor shake at around 45 mph ?

Asked by May 01, 2013 at 08:06 AM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

At about 45 mph the floor starts to shake
near the 4wd shifter if you let off the gas or
go faster it stops? What would cause that
and can I fix it myself? Its a ram 1500 5.9l

3 Answers

275,885

Sounds like a bad U-joint or a weight fell off your driveshaft making it out of balance. Search for articles on removing the driveshaft and replacing your U-joint. www.youtube.com is a good place for videos. It involves getting under the truck and doing some wrenching.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Thanks I'll get back to you on how it goes

1,265

Could also be a bent front drive shaft if you've been out in the woods or on the rocks.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 10,490 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    6,770
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,550
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    6,000
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,943 Great Deals out of 230,829 listings starting at $1,300
Used Dodge Ram 2500
159 Great Deals out of 5,332 listings starting at $2,999
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,084 Great Deals out of 61,718 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Tacoma
550 Great Deals out of 41,072 listings starting at $2,999
Used Dodge Dakota
73 Great Deals out of 3,404 listings starting at $1,475
Used Ford Mustang
332 Great Deals out of 41,500 listings starting at $1,488
Used Dodge Ram 3500
74 Great Deals out of 2,251 listings starting at $5,950

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,376 listings starting at $5,800
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 1,044 listings starting at $3,999
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 1,503 listings starting at $2,925
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
54 Great Deals out of 1,412 listings starting at $3,995
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 1,123 listings starting at $2,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.