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Unread 02-04-2002, 10:25 PM   #1
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jerky when in 4x4

When im in 4x4 my front left side grabs and jerks while driving. Any solutions?

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Unread 02-05-2002, 10:04 AM   #2
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Sounds like you need to check the hubs, wheel bearings, and possibly the axle u-joints.

I'd jack up the front end and play around by spining the wheel (the other wheel should spin in the opposite direction). Yo may be able to hear/feel problems such as grinding or execssive play.
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Unread 02-26-2002, 05:00 PM   #3
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You sure that the front and rear gear ratio is the same? If you bought it used - you never know what the PO has done and neglected to tell you. I read a post earlier today about a guy that was going to try 4.88:1 in the rear to see if he likes it. If he doesn't, he's going to sell it and buy a different jeep. Now, do you think he's going to put back the 4.11:1 in the rear or go ahead and put the 4.88:1 in the front if he sells it? I dunno!!!!!
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Unread 02-27-2002, 06:20 PM   #4
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I vote for axle u-joints
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