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post #1 of 10 Old 08-24-2012, 08:06 PM Thread Starter
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Wj noise from front end WJ

Ok so I wanna run this buy you guys. I went on a light 4x4 trip and after I noticed a weird noise from the front end it sounded like I was running over those rumble strip on the side of the highway only on decel or coasting at speeds of around 70kph + but I wasnt running over them. It continued to get worse over minor driving for the next two days so i removed the front drive shaft and the sound seems to be gone or so faint you would have to strain to hear it. I am thinking Pinion bearing what do you guys think?

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post #2 of 10 Old 08-24-2012, 10:46 PM
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If you have the 242 it was probably still in 4wd part time





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post #3 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 12:12 AM Thread Starter
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lol yah but I have the qudra track 2 not 242
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post #4 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 05:36 AM
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If you pulled the front DS and the problem went away the problem is your front drive shaft. If you have a rezeppa joint, it's likely the problem.

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post #5 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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nope I have the conventional double cardon I thought maybe with the load of the driveshaft off the bearing it might have quite down or stopped making noise. Am I completely out to lunch with that thought?
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post #6 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 04:10 PM
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I would go ahead and replace the front wheel hubs if you haven't already. You can do like me and get a pair off Ebay for what Autozone wants for 1.
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post #7 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 04:32 PM
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do you have any play in the steering wheel when you turn??? or is it just over 70???? my .02 say wheel bearing, or hub like Cdy291. or do a complete lube order ( grease the front and see if that may help at all sometimes the smallest piece of dirt can do the damndest things) or maybe you lost a wheel weight

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post #8 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 05:00 PM
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post #9 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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Yah i am leaning towards a bad u joint cuz the sound is gone with axle removed
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post #10 of 10 Old 08-25-2012, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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*driveshaft not axle lol
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