The popping and creaking from White Hawk axles is normal, and primarily due to their wide stance. The noise is disconcerting, but we were warned about it by our dealer so knew what to expect.
Your hitch could be making some noise too, but some creaking from it is also normal.
Rob & Kelly, Bella & Brady (Miniature Schnauzers)
2016 Eagle 323LKTS
2016 Ram 2500 6.7L CTD
2015 White Hawk 29REKS Summit Edition (Traded)