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Weird hop/bounce when driving

Old 01-12-2019
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Weird hop/bounce when driving

So I've been noticing lately that my 03 FX4II has been doing this weird bounce/hop when driving. Every once and a while when driving at a steady speed [35-55mph] it will suddenly hop or bounce. It's as if I went over a little bump or the truck got pushed from behind. Any idea what could be causing this?
Old 01-12-2019
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Does it have torsion suspension in the front?
Old 01-13-2019
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Bad tire will do that, band inside is separating, but that should be a steady bounce at certain speeds

Check fluid level in BOTH axles/differentials

Get under it and move parts to see if any are loose
Old 01-13-2019
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If its doing what I think from How ur explaining mine did that and when I cleaned my maf sensor it stopped. It came back thou cause I had a aftermarket air filter on it. Changed back to stock and it Ran perfect.
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