Owners of 2015-2018 GMC Canyon vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and 8L45 automatic transmission may comment about a vibration and/or noise heard during hard acceleration at speeds of 48-52 mph. The condition may be caused when the driveline angle gets extreme during axle wind-up, resulting in 2nd order vibration.
Some 2017-2019 Toyota Tacoma trucks equipped with the BD20 differential (non-TRD) may exhibit a noise or vibration from the rear of the vehicle at low speeds or while braking. This condition may be caused by excessive clearance between the brake drum and axle drum flange.
This bulletin applies to 2015 Chrysler 300 vehicles built on or after Nov. 6, 2014, and on or before Dec. 9, 2014. Customers may experience a slight vibration/shake felt in the seat and/or floor.
Diagnosing chassis issues, including noise, vibration and drivability concerns ranges from the simple to the difficult-to-pinpoint. In this article we’ll discuss a variety of tips, both vehicle-specific and generic. As part of the article, we’ve included insightful comments from Federal-Mogul Motorparts and Arnott.
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