Problem occurs only after driving several miles (no noise until grease warms up)
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1999 Dodge Dakota Question: My Dakota rear differential makes a grinding sound when turning
pushrod March 06, 2014, 20:20Master
Limited slip additive may be needed. Avail. at most auto parts stores. Lube been checked lately?
Answer #2G. T. Service Center (4142 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG March 06, 2014, 20:21Master
flush the diff and change the gear oil, old gear oil has contaminated the clutches.
grinding sounds like gear issues,may need a rebuild
Answer #4ziptie12 March 07, 2014, 19:45Master
Mostly noticeable at slow speeds and worse sounding backing up on a sharp turn?
Replycline_tmc, March 08, 2014, 08:38Rookie
Only hear it at slow speeds during sharp turns forward and reverse
Replyziptie12, March 08, 2014, 20:07Master
Combine answers 1 &2 and , just a suggestion , get the fluids at the dealer (MY opinion) May need 2 containers of additive. Other suggestion to make it drain easier do it right after a nice highway drive while it's still warm.