98 5.9 ZJ Ticking/Clicking Noise - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 09-23-2013, 12:12 PM Thread Starter
J_Sab
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Wilmington
Posts: 2
98 5.9 ZJ Ticking/Clicking Noise

I have a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited with about 218,000 miles on it. Makes a loud clicking noise during first 10 min while driving it cold then goes away when warms up. It doesnt make the noise when in park or neutral tho. Clicking/ticking noise goes faster as rpm raises. NEED YOUR HELP DIAGNOSING THIS! Its a nice day out to fix this problem on my jeep for good!

J_Sab is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 09-23-2013, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
J_Sab
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Wilmington
Posts: 2
Bump
J_Sab is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 09-23-2013, 04:43 PM
Rich93ZJ
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Richland
Posts: 461
Take a long screwdriver and hold it to the timing chain cover and hold the other end against your ear and see if you can isolate the noise. You could be hearing the timing chain flopping against the cover especially if it hasn't been changed in 200K + miles.

93 ZJ 5.2V8 3.5 iro 31x10.5
08 Silverado 6in lift 35's
Rich93ZJ 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