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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 Question: "Clunk" in the drive train



pgjcmartin, 5.3L V8, Virginia Beach, VA, February 15, 2010, 13:42

When I start out from a stop, there is a "clunk" in the drive train. I don't know if it is in the rear-end, the 4WD transfer case or something else. When a friend rode with me the first time, he asked what I had rolling around in the bed each time we started out. Anyone else had the issue?

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    February 16, 2010, 14:06

    You'll need to have this looked at to know what it might be, there are drive shaft, engine/transmission mounts and suspension possibilities, but this really needs to be experienced to know what it might be.

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    July 15, 2010, 10:48

    Same issue here with 2005 1500HD 6.0L
    I have not found out what the problem is yet, fixin to take to the Garage.

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    Visitor, July 15, 2010, 16:28

    I took mine to a garage and while they did a thorough once over, they could not find anything that looked like other than normal 'wear and tear'. I have heard about GMC's have slopping rear-ends and don't know if this is something I'll just have to live with or not. Please let me know what the garage has to say.

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