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Old 07-18-2010, 04:23 PM   #1
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New gremlin bet someone knows what it is

So the fiance and I took a four hour topless cruise today. While driving I noticed that going over certain bumps and sometimes around curves, I can feel something tapping/banging against the driver's side floor board. I can't hear just feel it in my right foot.


Any ideas? Thinking perhaps something to do with the shifter linkage? Can't think of what else is in that general area that could cause this. We just got home and I haven't looked under it yet, letting it cool off. Thought maybe some one else had had this happen and could point me in the right direction.

Thanks for any insight.

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Old 07-18-2010, 04:42 PM   #2
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Check the sway bar links, crawl under it and have someone rock it side to side and up and down. My pass. side sway bar link broke at the ball last winter and sounded alot like you discribed. Good luck.....

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Old 07-18-2010, 04:43 PM   #3
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Check the control arms at the frame end to see if they are tight. Also check the front driveshaft on the tcase end and also check the linkage like you were saying. Those areas tend to move a bit and are the first things that come to mind when you feel it at your feet.
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Old 07-18-2010, 09:29 PM   #4
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grease all the fittings on the jeep first.... I know exactly when i need to grease the fittings casue that starts to happen.. upper trackbar boot is ripped on mine so i can only put in limited ammounts of grease...
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