Whats that sound? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-24-2014, 11:57 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
bdecker1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: waynesboro, pa
Posts: 303
Whats that sound?

When I'm in neutral and at a stop something around the oil pan or flywheel area rattles like it's loose. Any ideas? Do flywheels tend to come loose after time? Seems like it really shouldn't

bdecker1992 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 12:18 AM   #2
Newb
 
guero1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 5
If you have a manual transmission check the linkage bracket that mounts to the tranny hump in the floor. That's one commonly overlooked part that makes a lot of noise

guero1 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 08:59 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
CliffordTheBigRedJeep_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 72
Well the obviously fix here is to turn up your radio.
__________________
____ooo
[_|_,[__],
[--|_|- OlllllO-
( )_) ( )_)-)_)
CliffordTheBigRedJeep_ is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 09:00 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Jeep nation 62's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by CliffordTheBigRedJeep_ View Post
Well the obviously fix here is to turn up your radio.
That's what I do, trust me it works hahahaha
Jeep nation 62 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 09:07 AM   #5
Guest
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Amherst
Posts: 160
Maybe your catalytic converter's heat shield is loose/coming off? It's not exactly by your oil pan but it's common
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxsanjuro77 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 10:02 AM   #6
Jeeper
 
bdecker1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: waynesboro, pa
Posts: 303
Quote:
Originally Posted by sanjuro77 View Post
Maybe your catalytic converter's heat shield is loose/coming off? It's not exactly by your oil pan but it's common
see I thought that but I jb welded it back in when it came loose about a year ago.lol
bdecker1992 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 10:15 AM   #7
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
Water Dog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Roseville, CA
Posts: 6,446
Images: 11
If it goes away the moment you step on the clutch, it's likely a broken clutch return spring inside the bell housing. If it is, it won't really hurt anything, just annoying. To find out, with the noise present, press something you can listen through (like a metal socket extension or if you have a mechanics stethoscope) against the passenger side of the bell housing to see if that's where it's coming from. Here's some pictures.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Clutch 1.jpg
Views:	14
Size:	62.0 KB
ID:	1424298   Click image for larger version

Name:	Return Spring 2.jpg
Views:	15
Size:	51.1 KB
ID:	1424306  

Click image for larger version

Name:	Return Spring Install.jpg
Views:	14
Size:	146.0 KB
ID:	1424314   Click image for larger version

Name:	Clutch 7.jpg
Views:	14
Size:	76.8 KB
ID:	1424322  

__________________
Dennis
Water Dog is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 10:31 AM   #8
Jeeper
 
speedballin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Pottstown,PA
Posts: 161
it sounds kind of like a chatter?
__________________
02 Build - KCCO
speedballin is online now   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 12:13 PM   #9
Jeeper
 
bdecker1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: waynesboro, pa
Posts: 303
Quote:
Originally Posted by speedballin View Post
it sounds kind of like a chatter?
the closest sound I can thing of is when you put a record on a record player before it starts to actually play music you get that fuzziness but this is like metal on metal sounding.
bdecker1992 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 12:13 PM   #10
Jeeper
 
bdecker1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: waynesboro, pa
Posts: 303
Quote:
Originally Posted by Water Dog View Post
If it goes away the moment you step on the clutch, it's likely a broken clutch return spring inside the bell housing. If it is, it won't really hurt anything, just annoying. To find out, with the noise present, press something you can listen through (like a metal socket extension or if you have a mechanics stethoscope) against the passenger side of the bell housing to see if that's where it's coming from. Here's some pictures.
im actually replacing my clutch this weekend so I'll do this too. Is there only one or both ends have one?
bdecker1992 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 02:55 PM   #11
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
Water Dog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Roseville, CA
Posts: 6,446
Images: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by bdecker1992 View Post
im actually replacing my clutch this weekend so I'll do this too. Is there only one or both ends have one?
Just one end, the other end is operated by the slave cylinder. Check out the last couple of minutes of this video we made a while back. It (attempts to )explains how it works.

__________________
Dennis
Water Dog is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 09:28 PM   #12
Jeeper
 
bdecker1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: waynesboro, pa
Posts: 303
Quote:
Originally Posted by Water Dog View Post
Just one end, the other end is operated by the slave cylinder. Check out the last couple of minutes of this video we made a while back. It (attempts to )explains how it works.
ok gotcha. The part from quadratec is like $2 so I'm going to get one.
bdecker1992 is offline   Quote
Old 08-25-2014, 11:05 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
Jong's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jeep nation 62 View Post
That's what I do, trust me it works hahahaha
That's my fix for that as well. Can't hear any of my Jeeps noises over my radio. Haha

Jong is offline   Quote
Reply

« Will regearing save my mpgs | Sound system help »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Vendor Spotlight (Deals & More)
Quadratec
Jeep Parts - Jeep Wheels - Jeep Soft Tops
» Recent Threads

» Popular Tags
2.5 2014 advice audio bestop build bumper camping clutch dana 44 electrical engine exhaust fender fenders for sale gears hardtop hard top help advice install jeep jeep tj jeep wrangler jeep yj jku leak led lift lift advice lift kit lights mods newbie noise oem outdoorx4 overland parts radio rancho regear rims rubicon sahara shocks soft top speakers sport springs steering stereo stock suspension suspension lift swap tire tires tires and rims tires and wheels top transfer case transmission unlimited upgrade wheels wheels and tires winch wiring wrangler
Download our Mobile App

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:25 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC