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Unread 01-30-2011, 07:05 AM   #1
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Front End Clicking/Crackling 03 Liberty

For the past two days my 03 Liberty fwd has made a sporadic clicking or crackling sound from the front end. It only does it in park or when stopped at a stop light. (although perhaps I just can't hear it when driving because the engine drowns it out.) At first I thought it was coming from the belt or fan area but I can't pinpoint the sound. Sounds more like it is underneath the front end. It is not continuous, but will do it a few times, sound normal, then do it a few more times. Anyone have similar issues?

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Unread 01-31-2011, 08:55 AM   #2
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If sitting still with it idling then start with the idler pulley, maybe going bad, kind of has to be something engine wise if it doesn't do it moving
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