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

242,005

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

1,105

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

Add photo

Related Questions

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 10,832 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,400.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 6,160
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 6,020
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,390
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,055 Great Deals out of 207,336 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Ram 2500
143 Great Deals out of 5,157 listings starting at $1,499
Used GMC Sierra 1500
761 Great Deals out of 69,125 listings starting at $1,850
Used Toyota Tacoma
476 Great Deals out of 41,590 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Dakota
137 Great Deals out of 3,795 listings starting at $1,495
Used Dodge Ram 3500
75 Great Deals out of 2,198 listings starting at $4,999
Used Ford Mustang
541 Great Deals out of 45,846 listings starting at $1,999
Used Jeep Wrangler
260 Great Deals out of 16,543 listings starting at $2,590

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
71 Great Deals out of 1,344 listings starting at $6,900
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 968 listings starting at $4,995
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 1,523 listings starting at $3,900
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
56 Great Deals out of 1,383 listings starting at $2,950
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 1,274 listings starting at $3,213

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.