Squeak or Tick Noise While Driving on Dodge Caravan

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A "tapping plate cage" on the driver side frame rail may cause a squeak or tick noise while driving, this is often misdiagnosed as a suspension problem. The tapping plate is a threaded plate which accepts one of the front sub-frame mounting bolts. The "cage" of the threaded plate may be touching the frame rail causing noise as the vehicle is driven. "Adjusting" the rear tab on the tapping plate cage so it no longer is touching the frame should eliminate this noise.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 88,000 (88,000–88,000)
1 model year affected: 2007
2 people reported this problem
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sounds like rubbing in front and is intermittent no fix since dealer has yet to find the source