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post #1 of 2 Old 11-27-2015, 09:24 AM Thread Starter
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Jeep Feels Sluggish or "Held Back"

So I just had my frame fixed (see previous thread) near my rear right wheel where it had rusted out, and after getting it back from the shop, I've noticed two problems:

1) It feels a bit sluggish, not as snappy when you hit the gas, or like it is being "held back".

2) The rear right wheel is making a humming noise after it hits about 60MPH.

I am starting to wonder if it's a coincidence, or if the mechanic who fixed the frame messed something up (he sprayed on a ton of anti-rust paint without a real care for where it went).

Thoughts on what this could be? My initial though was the rear wheel bearings, but seems odd to me this would just come up right after having the frame fixed.

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post #2 of 2 Old 11-27-2015, 09:43 AM
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Is the parking brake seized? A way to check is to jack the rear and see if the wheel spins freely. Good opportunity to check your bearings as well, though I doubt that would cause any sluggishness.


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