so i got a weird noise... - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 14 Old 04-07-2013, 09:05 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
so i got a weird noise...

lately when I have been driving around I noticed a noise my YJ makes. whenever I let off the gas to shift or coast my jeep makes a whistle type noise until I come to a stop then it goes away, or as soon as I get back on the gas the whistling goes away.. and its not like its doing it constantly and im not hearing it over the jeep, It is only while off the gas. anyone ever had this issue?


-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 14 Old 04-08-2013, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
Anyone?

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #3 of 14 Old 04-08-2013, 10:11 PM
GottaYJ
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 285
In gear or neutral or both?

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

1995 YJ Rio Grande 2.5L
GottaYJ is offline  
post #4 of 14 Old 04-08-2013, 10:15 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
Quote:
Originally Posted by GottaYJ
In gear or neutral or both?

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum
Both

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #5 of 14 Old 04-08-2013, 10:21 PM
Reno72
Web Wheeler
 
Reno72's Avatar
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Cardiff by the Sea - Glamis North
Posts: 1,327
Does it make the noise only while moving, or is it related to engine speed? First thought was vacuum but if it's only while moving that would not be it. Is it more a whistle or a whine?
Reno72 is offline  
post #6 of 14 Old 04-08-2013, 10:27 PM
GottaYJ
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 285
If only when moving check your front hub assemblies or ujoints. Jack the front tires up and spin them by hand and listen for the noise.

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

1995 YJ Rio Grande 2.5L
GottaYJ is offline  
post #7 of 14 Old 04-08-2013, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reno72
Does it make the noise only while moving, or is it related to engine speed? First thought was vacuum but if it's only while moving that would not be it. Is it more a whistle or a whine?
Only when moving. Stops when my jeep does

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #8 of 14 Old 04-08-2013, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
Quote:
Originally Posted by GottaYJ
If only when moving check your front hub assemblies or ujoints. Jack the front tires up and spin them by hand and listen for the noise.

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum
Will do

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #9 of 14 Old 04-10-2013, 04:59 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
http://youtu.be/iw-uRiSR3wM maybe this will help a little.

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #10 of 14 Old 04-10-2013, 05:04 PM
Chrisnvegas
INFIDEL
 
Chrisnvegas's Avatar
1992 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: The Desert
Posts: 3,351
Interesting. Does it change pitch with rpms or road speed? What if you put it into neutral and coast? Does it seem to be coming from the engine compartment, underneath, right side ect?

Sounded almost something air related. Maybe vacuum

What happens in my Jeep, stays in my Jeep
Chrisnvegas is online now  
post #11 of 14 Old 04-10-2013, 05:19 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chrisnvegas
Interesting. Does it change pitch with rpms or road speed? What if you put it into neutral and coast? Does it seem to be coming from the engine compartment, underneath, right side ect?

Sounded almost something air related. Maybe vacuum
Stays pretty much same pitch, doesn't really change with RPM's or speed, it does it when in neutral an at a coast, and maybe from the rear of the jeep but hard to tell, could be from the front just as well. The noise stops for the most park when I am on the throttle...

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #12 of 14 Old 04-10-2013, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
Quote:
Originally Posted by BrandonYJReed
http://youtu.be/iw-uRiSR3wM maybe this will help a little.
Anyone??

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #13 of 14 Old 04-10-2013, 07:30 PM Thread Starter
BrandonYJReed
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Essington
Posts: 640
Okay so it sounds like it might be the seal or something in my SYE housing. I was rolling the jeep around without it running and it was making a kinda squealing noise or something... Could it be the rubber for the seal as the shaft is turning? What can I do to fix this? I'm lost...

-1990 YJ, 2.5L, AX-15, lifted, locked, on 35's.

-1999 XJ, 4.0, AW4, lifted 4.5", JK Rubi take offs.
BrandonYJReed is offline  
post #14 of 14 Old 04-10-2013, 07:42 PM
GottaYJ
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 285
Try to get some bearing grease on it.

Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum

1995 YJ Rio Grande 2.5L
GottaYJ is offline  
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.



Email Address:
OR

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.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome