Clicking noise? - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > Clicking noise?

SYE Kits from CCOR! 706-207-4140Stainless Steel Door Hinge PinsPoly Door Hinge Bushings

Reply
Unread 04-01-2010, 09:59 AM   #1
ZeroGravity
Registered User
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 3,930
Clicking noise?

I installed my 4" Rough Country lift about a month ago and I have some pretty bad vibes coming from my rear drive shaft. The clicking noise was getting really bad so I just replaced both front and rear U-joints for the rear shaft.

I have approximately 5" of suspension lift so having to replace a couple universal joints comes as no surprise, but even after replacing both of them the clicking noise is just as bad.

So, if it's not the u-joints, what is it?

__________________
91 YJ
98 XJ
2 door love
The U.S. Army vaguely envisioned something bigger than a motorcycle, smaller than a truck, and undaunted by the most difficult terrain.
ZeroGravity is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-01-2010, 10:18 AM   #2
WhiteMtnJeep
The Punk Made My Day.....
 
WhiteMtnJeep's Avatar
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Lakeside, AZ, Arizona
Posts: 3,411
noise while going straight, turning or both? Do you have a tc drop or sye installed? Are your yokes binding slightly?
__________________
Silence is Golden, Duct tape comes in Many Colors.

Journeyman Polyphase Meterman IBEW Local 387

Work with enthusiasm as though you were working for the Lord rather than for man.

http://www.treadlightly.org/

Siena Jeep Owner's Member 25

/l ,[____],
l---L -0lllllll0-

()_) ()_)-O-)_)
WhiteMtnJeep is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-01-2010, 12:06 PM   #3
ZeroGravity
Registered User
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 3,930
It's always going. All of my joints are new but I'll check the front shaft.

I currently have a 1" transfer case drop but I'm going to be purchasing a SYE soon.
__________________
91 YJ
98 XJ
2 door love
The U.S. Army vaguely envisioned something bigger than a motorcycle, smaller than a truck, and undaunted by the most difficult terrain.
ZeroGravity is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-01-2010, 12:43 PM   #4
Mark05059
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: quechee Vermont
Posts: 4,332
check the bolts on the straps on the rear shaft. Those can sometimes contact the yoke with alot of driveline angle. That and the yoke itself can sometimes bind
__________________
1998 ZJ 5.2 Auto

1989 Wrangler Black Bone Stock 2.5l 5spd
/l , [____],
|---L--[]lllllll[]-
()_) ()_)==O=)_)
Mark05059 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 04-01-2010, 12:48 PM   #5
ZeroGravity
Registered User
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 3,930
What's the best way to check to see if it's binding?
__________________
91 YJ
98 XJ
2 door love
The U.S. Army vaguely envisioned something bigger than a motorcycle, smaller than a truck, and undaunted by the most difficult terrain.
ZeroGravity is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.