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Hello everyone. This is going to be very hard to diagnose because I can’t explain the sound properly. But I’ll try my best . I have a 2011 challenge rt and shortly after changing the oil from a shop(never doing again) there’s been a very weird noise. It sounds like it’s coming from in between the steering wheel and engine. It only does it if I’m moving at 40 plus mph. And the sunroof had to be open to hear it . I can’t hear with the windows down due to wind . And I can’t hear it with windows up. I have a small oil leak which I believe to be the shop either overtitening. Or undertitenting the oil filter. The leak is very small and recently I haven’t notice it leaking . But my oil level is slightly above the safe mark. Hardly anything probably only a couole of millimeters. The sound itself sounds like something loose just rattling around it’s not consistent like a lifter tick .( which I do have the Hemi tick but it sounds like most cars I here that have Hemis.) the car still pulls strong and I have done several 0-60s and I get my average Time so I don’t feel like I’ve lost power.I can’t record it because it’s so quiet but does anyone have any idea what this is I’m about to take to get a acompression test and let the shop owner listen to it but if this is something anyone knows about or has suggestions I’d much rather take that route
 

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That honestly could be it.now that u say that that reminds me when I looked under the hood it did look like the belly pan was bent downwards
 

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Hello everyone. This is going to be very hard to diagnose because I can’t explain the sound properly. But I’ll try my best . I have a 2011 challenge rt and shortly after changing the oil from a shop(never doing again) there’s been a very weird noise. It sounds like it’s coming from in between the steering wheel and engine. It only does it if I’m moving at 40 plus mph. And the sunroof had to be open to hear it . I can’t hear with the windows down due to wind . And I can’t hear it with windows up. I have a small oil leak which I believe to be the shop either overtitening. Or undertitenting the oil filter. The leak is very small and recently I haven’t notice it leaking . But my oil level is slightly above the safe mark. Hardly anything probably only a couole of millimeters. The sound itself sounds like something loose just rattling around it’s not consistent like a lifter tick .( which I do have the Hemi tick but it sounds like most cars I here that have Hemis.) the car still pulls strong and I have done several 0-60s and I get my average Time so I don’t feel like I’ve lost power.I can’t record it because it’s so quiet but does anyone have any idea what this is I’m about to take to get a acompression test and let the shop owner listen to it but if this is something anyone knows about or has suggestions I’d much rather take that route
Hi Gabriel, Sorry to hear you are experiencing this concern, we certainly understand why this would be concerning. If you end up addressing this with your local Dodge dealer, please let us know via PM. We'd be more than happy to provide you with an additional layer of assistance for that process.
Rob
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