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wrangleryj90 05-14-2013 04:54 PM

Front end noise
 
So I have a noise in my front end when I get on the beach in 4wd on the passenger side it's like a clucking sound would this be the u-joint or more? My leafs and shocks are not in good shape but they look okay and it's only in 4wd any help would be awesome

tigerblood 05-14-2013 05:05 PM

inspect your u joints, ball joints, hub bearing

Square_Eyes 05-14-2013 05:21 PM

Sounds like a u joint just look behind the wheel and wiggle the axle shaft u joints to see if there is any play, next check your ball joints for play by pulling and pushing on the front tire to see if there is any play and last check the unit bearing by pulling off the tire and breaks

wrangleryj90 05-14-2013 05:23 PM

I just jacked it up and it has about a 1/4 inch of play top and bottom but it's not on the ball joints is that normal or would this point to my Hun being bad?

Square_Eyes 05-14-2013 05:25 PM

Hmmm I would check it, usually up and down play is your ball joints

wrangleryj90 05-14-2013 05:26 PM

U-joint seems solid just did my axle seal so I replaced it less then 1000 miles ago

wrangleryj90 05-14-2013 07:52 PM

More problems the noise in the front stopped but now i have a loud noise coming from the transfercase in 4wd when i move at all is my transfercase done?


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