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Old 08-11-2009, 10:00 AM   #1
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Rattle

Wanted to see if anyone else has this problem. When going over bumps there is a rattle of some sort coming from the floor boards round the transmission. Not sure if something came undone or what for a mount or not. If anyone has had this issue or have any ideas i'd love to know. I can't find anything when under the Jeep looking. Thanks.

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Old 08-12-2009, 01:24 PM   #2
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i'm in the same boat. my '98 rattles over small bumps but, mine sounds more like it coming from the front suspension. i'm am due for a new set of shocks but, haven't gotten to it yet as i do most of my maint and upgrades in the fall/winter (have too much fun with it in the summer)

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Check your 4 wheel drive linkage. I bet the rubber grommet is gone on it and that is your rattling noise. It is right next to your right foot in the transmission tunnel.
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I have a similar rattle, I have to get back under there and re-lube some stuff, I'll check that linkage, thanks, JD.
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My sway bar links are a bit loose and clatter around.
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Old 08-12-2009, 02:41 PM   #6
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did you check the ujoints on the drive shaft? my u joint crapped out on me and it was making a terrible rattling noise when i would hit bumps. i'd check there b/c the ujoints are $20 and really easy to replace.
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sameeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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Old 08-13-2009, 11:21 AM   #8
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Thanks. I'll take a look this weekend and let ya know what I see.
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Old 08-30-2009, 12:34 PM   #9
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Finally got to look. Yup jdhallissey is right on the rubber grommet for the 4WD. Do they sell just the grommet or do I have to look for the linkage? Plus if anyone has changed this out could you let me know what it takes to swap this out. Thanks.

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