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Old 09-01-2017, 11:21 PM
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I was wondering if anyone can tell me what the steel tube with rubber grommets on the ends, that spans the left and right frames under the rear bumper? I am just curious what it could be. Thanks
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Probably the sway bar.
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Found this on another site:
"the Dakota Quad Cab uses a mass dampener located between the frame rails, immediately forward of the rear bumper. This damper is used to address NVH [noise, vibration, harmonics] issues."
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A dampener makes sense since support is minimal. Strange set up and "cure!" Thanks for the reply all!
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