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Old 08-24-2014, 03:04 AM   #1
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Funny sound while driving

So yesterday I noticed some funny clanking/popping sound under my feet while I was driving, usually around 40mph... I wondered what it was. Searching here and found similar thread about in TJ forums... they said it was probably a bad U joint and the drive shaft or axles... what do you think it was? I already called the dealer and will bring by them Tuesday but I thought I asked here if anyone had the same on their JK.

My JKU was just about 2 months old with a little over 2K in mileage and its been my daily driver. What could it be?

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Old 08-24-2014, 06:30 AM   #2
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Hmmm. With such low miles
That can be almost anything. Loose bolt (shock, swaybar link), axle/driveshaft u-joints which I highly doubt. Loose fender flare/liner.
Have you looked underneath and felt around at all ?

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Old 08-24-2014, 11:42 AM   #3
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I looked but not sure what to look for.... I am new to all this... and mechanically challenge but everything looks normal nothing is out of ordinary that I could tell that it was broke right away... the sound is annoying though and I feel it would get worse if I don't have it looked at...
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Old 08-24-2014, 12:05 PM   #4
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It sounds like a loose shock bolt. Also, look at the two big bolts holding the brake on. On my 2014 Rubicon X I found the lower bolt was half way out from the factory when I was checking on the E-brake. Have you noticed the noise more when turning, hitting bumps, etc?
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