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Old 05-16-2013, 08:02 PM   #1
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Odd noises after a mud puddle...

2012 JK 2 door manual 3.73s all stock, factory tires

Went through a mud puddle, fairly deep, probably full tire was under, and it was slippery and pretty wet, as in a lot of water, not just mud. Had to back up and hit it a couple of directions before I got through it.

Once out I'm driving along, not hitting the brakes, but I hear what sounds like an elk calling out and whistling sounds. Didn't sound like brakes to me but my buddy said it must be coming from the Jeep. The next time we heard it, driving very slow, no brakes, on a flat road I quickly turned the key off and it immediately stopped.

So I'm wondering... is there some sensor telling the Jeep that the brakes are wet and it's doing some automatic thing to try and dry them out? That's the only thing I could think of. It didn't last long, a few minutes and we never heard it again, and we didn't hit any big puddles either...

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Old 05-16-2013, 08:11 PM   #2
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There is a dust shield around your rear driveshaft. I have had issues with the shield vibrating, it resulted in a loud inermittant noise.

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Old 05-16-2013, 08:15 PM   #3
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There is a dust shield around your rear driveshaft. I have had issues with the shield vibrating, it resulted in a loud inermittant noise.
Can you describe this noise? Im having a weird noise issue, but can't track it down, and neither can the dealer.
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:17 PM   #4
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I have a scuffing noise after mudding.. Could be unrelated. Not constant. Definitely passenger side. Driving me nuts!
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:33 PM   #5
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Unless you were in 4lo you would need to use the clutch when you backed up; "full tire was under" would be deep enough to allow water/mud in the bell housing/clutch area. Just a thought.
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:38 PM   #6
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Mud or dirt stuck on a belt? Have you looked at the engine to see if maybe some got on some of the belts in there?
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:55 PM   #7
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Careful. I did something similar and it ended up being mud in the parking brake assembly.

High pitched whining/grinding noise for 5 or 6 minutes and then it stopped. Didn't think anything more of it until I was replacing both rear rotors and parking brake shoes a couple of weeks later.

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