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post #1 of 5 Old 03-19-2013, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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front end noise/shake?

So in the past two weeks the front end has developed a weird grinding and clunking feeling. It never happens on right turn only left turns and acceleration from a dead stop. I have yanked/pulled on all the track bar and tie rod and other parts in the front end but have not found anything to be loose. Even with the tires off the ground there is nothing loose. Anybody have any ideas what it could be? Maybe a unit bearing?


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post #2 of 5 Old 03-19-2013, 09:09 PM
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U joint?

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post #3 of 5 Old 03-20-2013, 05:50 AM Thread Starter
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I dont think so. I dont see any slop in the u joint

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Sounds like unit bearing. My wifes Trailblazer had similar issues, replaced pass side hub bearing and all is well. The bad bearing didnt have any detectable signs of play but when I removed it, I found it to be very notchy. Almost like it had sand in it.

Idk about the shaking though. Could be a combination of a couple things.

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post #5 of 5 Old 03-20-2013, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks. I hope it holds up another 8 weeks of light driving and some moderate offroading before I go back home. Its a 300 mile drivew and Ill be loaded with college stuff headed home. Pray the unit bearing don't blow on the drive

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