Ping noise from rear of truck on 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

After stopping at a light or a stop sign when I take off I hear a pinging noise and I think it is coming from the rear end. I have had this truck since 2003 and it has done this ever since. Do you know what it could be.

by in Rock Hill, SC on April 29, 2010
1 answer
ANSWER by on April 29, 2010
As for the noise, it is really hard to tell with out being there, it could be shocks, a loose or broken bed hold down bolt, a broken spring etc. Have someone ride in the bed to listen and then make the noise happen. That is often what I have to do in the shop to isolate noises, that is what I did when I worked as a GM Dealership Technician. It really works.