what would make my 1997 dakota 4x4 hop driving down the road

Asked by Aug 16, 2015 at 12:02 PM about the 1997 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

as i drive down the road at any speed my truck will hop. You can see the bed bouncing but no shake in the steering.  i have new tires,drums and several other parts but still not sure why.it seamed to appear after i replaced the drums,so i backed the brakes off and still the same thing

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If the bed is bouncing check shocks

its the whole truck bouncing or hopping but can see the bed moving also

19,140

Shocks are more likely broken and bouncing off of the springs.

Is the engine missing ?

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