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Old 12-28-2013, 09:56 PM   #1
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Engine Knock

It sounds like there's a jack hammer going off under my hood. It only makes that sound when I'm in drive (it's a 3 speed automatic) once I press on the breaks and stop. Any mechanics or any fellow jeepers know what could be causing this? I can't tell if it gets worse when my a/c is on or that has anything to do with it. 2000 Jeep Wrangler TJ Inline six 4.0L
Just changed the oil about a week ago and had the transmission reworked after some bad water fording (water got into the transmission fluid but thankfully managed to keep the air box dry).
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:40 PM   #2
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Can't here nothing but moving around with camera on video. Even air playing over surround sound. No clue. Check transfer case for water to if ya had to drain transmission.

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Old 12-28-2013, 10:52 PM   #3
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Listen at 0:03

I know its quiet(which is probably a good sign for now) but if you turn the volume all the way and use head phones you should be able to hear a knocking sound at the start of the video.
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