Whirling sound coming from front end - 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 Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum > Whirling sound coming from front end

FS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye KitFS: Wranger BRIGHT License Plate LED! Just $3! Great valueRough Country Lift Kits and Parts!

Reply
Unread 07-15-2013, 08:49 AM   #1
brewcity1
Registered User
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Posts: 763
Whirling sound coming from front end

Hey guys...for awhile now, I have had a "whirling" sound (best description) coming from my front end. It gets a bit more pronounced when accelerating.
I believe it started when I got my General Grabber's put on, but just not all that positive.
Any idea what is causing this? Anything I can check?
Thanks SO much for the help.

__________________
2004 Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L
General Grabber AT2's 255/65/17
1" Addco rear sway bar
brewcity1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-15-2013, 10:17 AM   #2
zj97ltd
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Cape Coral, FLORIDA
Posts: 1,042
I wouldn't be surprised if it was a hub bearing.
zj97ltd is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-15-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
brewcity1
Registered User
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Posts: 763
Quote:
Originally Posted by zj97ltd View Post
I wouldn't be surprised if it was a hub bearing.
Thanks...can I check a hub bearing out to see if that's the case?
__________________
2004 Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L
General Grabber AT2's 255/65/17
1" Addco rear sway bar
brewcity1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-15-2013, 11:06 AM   #4
zj97ltd
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Cape Coral, FLORIDA
Posts: 1,042
You can jack up the front end and see if you can wiggle the wheels. But when mine went bad there was no play in them, just a grinding sound that got louder the faster I went.
zj97ltd is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-15-2013, 12:34 PM   #5
Oldfrog
Web Wheeler
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Louisiana/Texas
Posts: 3,638
Hub bearing or power steering pump is where I'd look first.
__________________
Cajun Recipes and Fishing tips

Words of wisdom, Posted by Zeejay:
"..it's not air, it is the opposite of air... suckage so to speak."

Stalling? Work through Zeejay's list
Oldfrog is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-15-2013, 07:25 PM   #6
Kevinyj95
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Presque Isle, Maine
Posts: 756
This couldn't just be the new tread on the road could it? Beefy tires have a nice hum to them. Is this your first time with the generic brand of bfgs?
Kevinyj95 is offline   Reply With Quote




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.