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Unread 11-12-2013, 07:23 AM   #1
soupy688
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Vibrations upon acceleration

I did some searching last night and couldn't find what I was looking for. It dosnt matter how fast I'm going but every time I hit the throttle I'm getting pretty harsh vibrations. I checked all on my steering components and all were tight. I have slight play in the pass wheel bearing. I'm going to pull the front ds this after noon and see what happens. Has anyone ever experienced this and or may know from experience what may be causing this? Thanks in advance. 02 overland 247 fresh fluid diffs fresh fluid and didn't notice anything out of the ordinary.

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Unread 11-12-2013, 11:44 AM   #2
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check your U-joints on your drive shafts. They may be on the way out.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 08:01 PM   #3
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Update: pulled rear shaft and the axle side u joint is smoked. I'm replacing both in the rear shaft tomorrow and try to all 3 fronts this weekend just for piece of mind
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Unread 11-12-2013, 08:18 PM   #4
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Its a good idea to do it. I will be rebuilding mine this week.
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