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post #7711 of Old 06-16-2013, 09:28 PM
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I have a very bad clicking coming from my front drive shaft, front ujoint. where it connects into the jack pot. it's l like the joint doesn't fit in correctly...give that a check. it also could be a CV behind your tire. take it off and see if there's play
Definitely the DS. I had the same noise when I had my last ZJ. Turns out the whole drive shaft was toast, had to buy a new one. I would take the whole DS out and examine it, maybe even take it to a drive shaft shop and let them take a look at it. That's how I had it diagnosed. I would start there.


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post #7712 of Old 06-16-2013, 10:14 PM
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you sure its a cv shaft? mine came with u-joint shafts and when the joint started to go bad it sounded exactly like you described. if it is a u-joint its only $22 at napa.
Yea unno I guess mine do have ujoints on it but couldn't find anything about the shafts on AutoZone so unno lol
Its like a big c coming off the axle then in the middle there's a u joint should be called a x joint. there if other **** on the big c looking thing. I'm new to this if we were talking about the engine if know exactly what was going on..
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post #7713 of Old 06-16-2013, 10:16 PM
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Definitely the DS. I had the same noise when I had my last ZJ. Turns out the whole drive shaft was toast, had to buy a new one. I would take the whole DS out and examine it, maybe even take it to a drive shaft shop and let them take a look at it. That's how I had it diagnosed. I would start there.
Front ds? Because the clicking is def coming from the front I'll remove my front ds and see if the sound disappears
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post #7714 of Old 06-16-2013, 10:16 PM
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Front ds? Because the clicking is def coming from the front I'll remove my front ds and see if the sound disappears
Sorry thought you commented on my post
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post #7715 of Old 06-16-2013, 10:40 PM
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Sorry thought you commented on my post
Yeah I thought I did too at first. But yes, I was talking about yours originally. Remove the DS and go from there. If the clicking stops when you remove it, you'll know haha

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post #7716 of Old 06-17-2013, 05:38 AM
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post #7717 of Old 06-17-2013, 07:30 AM
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When you see a niner with a Laredo grill and cry blasphemy
I almost bought one like that for more than the one I have now. THAT would've just made
me flat-out cry. Glad I didn't buy it...

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post #7718 of Old 06-17-2013, 08:32 AM
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When you see a niner with a Laredo grill and cry blasphemy
the niner was probably wrecked at some point and the laredo grill was all they could find

Reliability is relative
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post #7719 of Old 06-17-2013, 09:04 AM
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Yeah I thought I did too at first. But yes, I was talking about yours originally. Remove the DS and go from there. If the clicking stops when you remove it, you'll know haha
Holy **** after I sorta pondered the front ds being the culprit. I listened when I pulled into work. I'm more leaning towards the ds now. the clicking could be felt good and the ds is right under me.. This is why I love jf
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post #7720 of Old 06-17-2013, 07:05 PM
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Yeah I thought I did too at first. But yes, I was talking about yours originally. Remove the DS and go from there. If the clicking stops when you remove it, you'll know haha
maybe that's why I can't get my clicking gone... hmm...
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post #7721 of Old 06-17-2013, 07:07 PM
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Holy **** after I sorta pondered the front ds being the culprit. I listened when I pulled into work. I'm more leaning towards the ds now. the clicking could be felt good and the ds is right under me.. This is why I love jf
JF is effing awesome. I don't care who ya are lol
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post #7722 of Old 06-17-2013, 08:06 PM
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This one kinda gets me in the mood to actually start modding my ZJ. When you see a TJ owner with a decent looking rig, and compliment it, and you get that deer in the headlights I am stalking you stare...kindly give a gentle reminder that I could be the one jacking you out of a mud or creek rock pit. Perhaps I have been way to conservative on wheeling, however it is always my rig that is not stuck, been that way through my Ford Ranger, Explorer, Jeep, and my Kia, why am I always the guy that is not stuck offering a hand. The TJ was in a store parking lot...so I kinda understand that, I do not run around topless, however I am always there, not stuck, for what it is worth, achieve a destination and obtain it, I never go looking for trouble.

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post #7723 of Old 06-17-2013, 09:27 PM
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post #7724 of Old 06-17-2013, 09:37 PM
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post #7725 of Old 06-17-2013, 10:04 PM
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Holy **** after I sorta pondered the front ds being the culprit. I listened when I pulled into work. I'm more leaning towards the ds now. the clicking could be felt good and the ds is right under me.. This is why I love jf
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