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Old 11-06-2005, 11:16 PM
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Question Clunking/flexing

When i go up on a curb at an angle or turn the corner, i get a clunking/flexing happen. It is hard to tell where it is coming from, but I don't feel it in the steering, only on the floor. It doesn't happen every time i turn, but it happens everytime i go up or down a curb. I've changed my tierod, ball joints, u-joints are fine, tightened my bushings through out and the exhaust is tight. Any ideas?

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Wheel bearings, shock mounts, u-joints...could be a number of things.

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Old 11-07-2005, 07:29 PM   #3
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Is there a reason you are running over curbs? Oh yeeh...we drive Jeeps...nevermind. Bushings can get squishy over time and can bottom out. Check to see if any of them look dry rotted and cracked. It could be in the body mount bushings too.
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could just be the leaf springs creaking i know mine do it
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Old 11-08-2005, 06:47 AM   #5
 
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Sounds like a good time to do a lift if you haven't already. Put your Jeep stats in your signature so we know what you're working with...
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Old 11-08-2005, 05:17 PM
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I did a 3" suspension lift 2 years ago, mines more of a flexing pop than a creaking.
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SOA or SUA?
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check the track bar mounts if you kept them and check the sway bar links and mounts
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Old 11-11-2005, 08:16 PM
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Creaking discovered

Turns out it is the motor mount on the drivers side that is broken. Thanks for the help everyone.
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that was my next suggestion motor mount fixes are pretty easy
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Old 11-13-2005, 12:26 PM
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I think I got too excited and jumped the gun. Took the Jeep out lastnight and it still is making the noise. Any further suggestions?
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Old 11-15-2005, 07:43 PM   #12
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wow you felt a motor mount on the floor when it pops? my leafs make that type of sound and feel in the floor...I thought it was the body tub lift bushing.
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Old 11-15-2005, 07:56 PM   #13
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a lifted leaf spring travels alot more than zeros,or stock. when I turn off a street onto an inclined approach(or bumpy approach)my rear leafs make a distinct sharp creek/pop sound that I feel in the floor board. I even got out before sure i'd find a broken leaf due to the loudness of the pop. but they just sat back there waitin' for more abuse!So if all your absolute nessassary mounts and bushings check okay.... forget about the pop/creek untill whatever IT is breaks...when IT does break,make IT stronger! I thought maybe I tightened my shackles too tight as well and maybe thats the creek?

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