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post #1 of 9 Old 03-19-2013, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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Front end noise

I have a squealing sound from the front end of my 03 kj I think it may be the front driveshaft am I able to pull it and drive the jeep without it to see

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post #2 of 9 Old 03-19-2013, 07:28 PM
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Yes you can pull the front drive shaft and drive without it, can also run without CVs if you need to

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post #3 of 9 Old 03-20-2013, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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Awesome thanks for the info how hard is drive shaft to pull
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post #4 of 9 Old 03-25-2013, 07:48 PM
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Very easy, six bolts at either end. Check the CV boot at the transfer case end, those things crack. If it is cracked you can get rebuild kits for the CVs here for $70.
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post #5 of 9 Old 03-27-2013, 07:23 PM Thread Starter
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Very easy, six bolts at either end. Check the CV boot at the transfer case end, those things crack. If it is cracked you can get rebuild kits for the CVs here for $70.
Awesome man that's the one that's bad and making noise so I pulled it now its sitting on the work bench cause all the repair kits I found are like 170 or so wanted to to the other cv joint also since its out anywhere to get them cheap too??
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post #6 of 9 Old 03-31-2013, 06:46 PM
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ebay $60 a piece for drive shaft cv joints
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post #7 of 9 Old 04-02-2013, 03:31 PM
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I am having similar issues with my 06 Liberty. The sound is like I have "mudder" tires on. The rumbling gets loud after 20mph. Is the front shaft something I should be looking at as the cause?
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post #8 of 9 Old 04-02-2013, 07:56 PM
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I am having similar issues with my 06 Liberty. The sound is like I have "mudder" tires on. The rumbling gets loud after 20mph. Is the front shaft something I should be looking at as the cause?
Definitely check it out since it's a common problem. Just crawl under and look at the rubber boot on the CV joint at the transfer case end of the driveshaft. If it's cracked or torn, then that's probably the cause of the noise.
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post #9 of 9 Old 04-12-2013, 02:19 AM
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the rubber boot on the transfer case end of mine was completely gone. just see if there is any play in either end.
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