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Old 07-06-2014, 12:28 AM   #1
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I have had a clunking/popping coming from the front left or middle of my '06 TJ Rubicon, Automatic, 108k. It happens at low speed turns and some bumps. Any help in Orange County would be nice. I live in Lake Forest and am willing to pay a little for someone to help me track down this noise so we can get it fixed. Took it to Holy Jim and has been like this for the last 4,000 miles or so. Would appreciate any help.. just don't have a lot of cash.

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Drivers side U joint
Drivers side sway bar link

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Old 07-06-2014, 12:39 AM   #2
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Do you know if your problem is steering-related? Have you changed all of your fluids regularly??

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Old 07-06-2014, 12:53 AM   #3
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Do you know if your problem is steering-related? Have you changed all of your fluids regularly??
Fluids should be all good, i'm not sure if its steering or suspension related but it pops when turning in parking lots and at lights, you can feel it in the floor board.
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Fluids should be all good, i'm not sure if its steering or suspension related but it pops when turning in parking lots and at lights, you can feel it in the floor board.
If it is steering-related, I can definitely give you some pointers. I have had steering problems since early '13 and have recently fixed all of mine. If you want to come out tomorrow, it will have to be EARLY since Riverside heats up after 10 am.
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Old 07-06-2014, 12:59 AM   #5
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If it is steering-related, I can definitely give you some pointers. I have had steering problems since early '13 and have recently fixed all of mine. If you want to come out tomorrow, it will have to be EARLY since Riverside heats up after 10 am.
Ah, that would be awesome but I have to work.. only day off is Tuesday.
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Ah, that would be awesome but I have to work.. only day off is Tuesday.
I work each day until 12:30.
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Old 07-06-2014, 01:26 AM   #7
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Sounds like front axle ujoints maybe
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Old 07-06-2014, 09:46 AM   #8
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Please post what ends up being the problem. If it's lifted, make sure all your joints are torked down. The u joints sounds like a good idea too, but if you feel it in the floor board, check the stearing box too. If you need a shop closer to Irvine, check out Jeeps R Us in Laguana. I've heard great things about them. Good luck.
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It's not lifted, just a stock Rubi. I will give you a call Tuesday morning Ken.
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Old 07-07-2014, 06:19 PM   #10
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It's not lifted, just a stock Rubi. I will give you a call Tuesday morning Ken.
Meet after 6 pm. The Mrs. made my dental cleaning appt for tomorrow @ 4:30 pm.
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