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Old 01-09-2014, 11:22 AM   #1
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Need help plz! Cant get rid of squeek

I have a 2002 wrangler X 5 speed inline 6 4.0. It's been about 2 weeks now, my jeep has been squeaking when I'm driving. But when I'm idling the squeak dosent happen. Only when I move, any idea what this could be? It's driving me crazy! (It's not brake pad warn indicators)

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Old 01-09-2014, 03:58 PM   #2
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Trying checking ur four wheel drive bracket underneath. Put some grease on it but first grab it and try shaking it a little or moving it around and see if it is that. I had the same problem with mine then started graving stuff and shaking it then found that was the problem. Hope this helps

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Old 01-09-2014, 04:02 PM   #3
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Mine did this about 3 or 4 years ago ('04 TJ with 165K on it now) it was u-joints.
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Old 01-09-2014, 04:36 PM   #4
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I would agree, certainly sounds like u-joints
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Old 01-09-2014, 05:48 PM   #5
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Where is the four wheel drive bracket?
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Old 01-09-2014, 06:12 PM   #6
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Check the U joints/Centering Ball in the front driveshaft assembly. This is where the noise is most likely coming from:


You can try and spray some WD-40 or equivalent in it to see if the noise goes away but will most likely need to be replaced.
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Old 01-09-2014, 06:45 PM   #7
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Thanks for the help! I'll take a look
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Old 01-09-2014, 07:00 PM   #8
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In front if your transfer case
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Old 01-09-2014, 08:22 PM   #9
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Could a bad pinion bearing cause this noise

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