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Unread 11-01-2012, 05:37 PM   #1
jeepsrtoys
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Popping noise in front end.

I have a 97 cherokee. The front track bar has gone bad. The ball joint in it has worn and just started popping. It looks like an easy fix. Just not sure if i should undertake this in my garage. The part will cost me about $80, just need some advice if i should do it, or take it some where.

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Unread 11-01-2012, 10:54 PM   #2
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The part that you are talking about is called a "heim-joint". You can get it a little cheaper that 80 bucks. But I replaced mine in August because it too popped. But now it still pops even though everything is tight. So I would say to you unless the handling is bad, don't replace it.

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