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Unread 01-28-2014, 07:25 PM   #1
kodybonham
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Rear end shaking/hopping

Hey guys, I noticed tonight when I quickly take off from a complete stop my zj's rearend hops and shakes pretty bad. if I take off slowly it doesn't happen but if I quickly accelerate it hops bad. ive also noticed while slowly driving and then quickly accelerating it happens but not as violently. Ive searched and cant find any definite answers and im pretty aggravated at this point. Anyone have any suggestions?

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Unread 01-28-2014, 07:27 PM   #2
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First things that come to my mind are ujoints and control arm bushings. Have you gone under it to look at anything?
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Unread 02-15-2014, 12:34 PM   #3
kodybonham
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Bushings and u joints are fine. At first I assumed something was wrong with my rear diff. But im noticing a lot of slipping and difficulty shifting. I have to take off from a stop very slowly or the jeep starts to shake. No grinding noises or anything like that. I'm wondering if something's wrong with the tranny, maybe the plates aren't fully compressing and grabbing? I'm not sure, never have really messed with transmissions. When I'm driving down the road, and put the pedal to the floor, it acts like it takes forever to get any kind of power going, rpms shoot up like it's not in gear then it starts to shake and then it accelerates. I'm really at a loss here, any help would be greatly appreicated.
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