squeak! - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
lateralus3
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: El Dorado
Posts: 3,336
squeak!

i have a squeak in my front end that gets louder and faster as i accelerate. its driving me nuts! any ideas?

lateralus3 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 08:20 PM
Kruzin
Web Wheeler
 
Kruzin's Avatar
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Lakewood
Posts: 3,197
Many ideas.
Not enough info.
Could be anything based on given info (or lack thereof)....

Go to any dealership or reputable shop.
Tell them 'My Jeeps squeaks', and see what kind of response you get...

'09 Rubicon
Kruzin is offline  
post #3 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 08:28 PM
Bama_WJ
Registered User
2001 WJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Owens Cross Roads
Posts: 3,811
Does the sound change as you got over bumps in the road?

My first idea is hub assembly.

Daniel
1 Ton WJ Build In Progress

The Daily: 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco - Trifecta tuned and 37+ MPG

Wife's Jeep: 2006 WK Overland - OME HD Lift, 265/70/17 BFG AT's, 1.25" SpiderTrax wheel spacers, 3" Gibson Cat-Back

North Alabama Jeep
42RE Vent Mod - Seal your transmission!
YouTube. - My Video Channel
Facebook - Wheeling Pictures/Videos
The Jeep Wave. Bringing it back.
Bama_WJ is offline  
post #4 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 08:32 PM
befumo
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 829
Water pump?

'89 YJ Wrangler - Sold
'95 ZJ Orvis Edition
'89 YJ Islander
befumo is offline  
post #5 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 08:34 PM
madi05
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NC
Posts: 52
i get the same squeak and found out it is the bolt with the rubber oring holding the air intake down by the fender, try wiggling it by hand and see if u hear it ,, i put some lube on it and tried tightening with now fix yet,lol

madi05
madi05 is offline  
post #6 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
lateralus3
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: El Dorado
Posts: 3,336
i know its not the airbox. it seems to start at about 5mph and bumps dont do anything to it. its a rotational squeak i just know it has to be somthing around the front wheels
lateralus3 is offline  
post #7 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 10:49 PM
Bama_WJ
Registered User
2001 WJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Owens Cross Roads
Posts: 3,811
Jack one of the front tires up off the ground. Put one hand on the tire at 12 oclock and the other at 6 oclock. Try to move the wheel back and forth to see if it has any play in it. If it does, your hub assembly is on its way out. You could probably spin it by hand to make sure its that specific wheel thats making the noise.

Daniel
1 Ton WJ Build In Progress

The Daily: 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco - Trifecta tuned and 37+ MPG

Wife's Jeep: 2006 WK Overland - OME HD Lift, 265/70/17 BFG AT's, 1.25" SpiderTrax wheel spacers, 3" Gibson Cat-Back

North Alabama Jeep
42RE Vent Mod - Seal your transmission!
YouTube. - My Video Channel
Facebook - Wheeling Pictures/Videos
The Jeep Wave. Bringing it back.
Bama_WJ is offline  
post #8 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
lateralus3
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: El Dorado
Posts: 3,336
how much does it cost to fix that?
lateralus3 is offline  
post #9 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 11:33 PM
Bama_WJ
Registered User
2001 WJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Owens Cross Roads
Posts: 3,811
You can get a new timken hub assembly off rockauto.com for $75.

Daniel
1 Ton WJ Build In Progress

The Daily: 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco - Trifecta tuned and 37+ MPG

Wife's Jeep: 2006 WK Overland - OME HD Lift, 265/70/17 BFG AT's, 1.25" SpiderTrax wheel spacers, 3" Gibson Cat-Back

North Alabama Jeep
42RE Vent Mod - Seal your transmission!
YouTube. - My Video Channel
Facebook - Wheeling Pictures/Videos
The Jeep Wave. Bringing it back.
Bama_WJ is offline  
post #10 of 15 Old 10-25-2009, 11:44 PM Thread Starter
lateralus3
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: El Dorado
Posts: 3,336
cool i just found a write up from arlo on the hub assembly and axle shaft. so it looks like i have another project to do
lateralus3 is offline  
post #11 of 15 Old 10-26-2009, 12:05 AM Thread Starter
lateralus3
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: El Dorado
Posts: 3,336
ill have to go buy a bunch of cans of pb blaster and blast those bolts
lateralus3 is offline  
post #12 of 15 Old 10-27-2009, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
lateralus3
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: El Dorado
Posts: 3,336
today i was driving along and listening to the wonderful squeak and i was thinking could the squeak be one of my ujoints on my front drive shaft?
lateralus3 is offline  
post #13 of 15 Old 10-27-2009, 01:00 PM
Travis873o
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Knoxville
Posts: 933
that is a good possibility. the joint on my driveshaft went out and made a chirping sound. it wasnt the ujoint itself, but the "ball and socket" joint in between the double ujoint assembly.

Built not Bought #170
My build thread:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...hread-1295705/
FOR SALE: ZJ 231 bezel,
PM me if you need one.
Travis873o is offline  
post #14 of 15 Old 10-27-2009, 01:34 PM
Bama_WJ
Registered User
2001 WJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Owens Cross Roads
Posts: 3,811
Easy way of determining that is to just take the front driveshaft out and see if the noise goes away.

Daniel
1 Ton WJ Build In Progress

The Daily: 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco - Trifecta tuned and 37+ MPG

Wife's Jeep: 2006 WK Overland - OME HD Lift, 265/70/17 BFG AT's, 1.25" SpiderTrax wheel spacers, 3" Gibson Cat-Back

North Alabama Jeep
42RE Vent Mod - Seal your transmission!
YouTube. - My Video Channel
Facebook - Wheeling Pictures/Videos
The Jeep Wave. Bringing it back.
Bama_WJ is offline  
post #15 of 15 Old 10-27-2009, 03:45 PM
cdajeep
Registered User
2000 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Coeur dAlene ID
Posts: 17
check you emergency brake--I swore it was passenger front hub, but having a buddy riding with me he said it was rear. I changed the parking brake and now no sweak.
cdajeep 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



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Squeak squeak goes the jeep.. -Joe- ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 13 06-04-2013 07:30 PM
*squeak*squeak* 97DCZJ ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 1 06-11-2009 09:27 AM
94 ZJ has a squeak NEp8ntballer ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 14 04-28-2008 07:08 PM
Squeak! Squeak! Squeak! KDH ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 6 03-04-2007 11:44 PM
Squeak Daveeycrocket ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 3 12-20-2004 12:47 PM

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