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#240 of 439 Clicking Noise From Front End On Full Lock
Jun 21, 2008 (6:52 am)
I have a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0ltr Auto
For the last few months it has picked up a problem when on full lock either left or right, forward or backwards there is a clicking noise and its there no matter how fast or slow you go but once you take it off full lock its gone! I changed the CV Joint hoping this would cure the noise but nothing!
Can anyone help?
#241 of 439 Re: Clicking Noise From Front End On Full Lock [98jeep1]
Jun 24, 2008 (8:06 am)
sounds like a u-joint to me. try jacking front and rear up on jacks. take tires on at a time and move back and forth and watch u-joints. there should be no play where caps are.
#243 of 439 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Engine Squawk.
Jul 13, 2008 (1:43 pm)
We are thinking about buying a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee with about 26,000 miles on it. Its a V8 4x4 4.7 Liter. As we test drove it and made a heavy acceleration it made a really deep echo squawk. When its just idle in park and you rev the motor it does it just under 3000 rpms. Any ideas or information of what this could be before we buy this thing. Its still under factory warranty but I just dont want to buy something that is going to have problems later on down the road.. thanks...
#244 of 439 Front End Grinding
Jul 18, 2008 (6:46 am)
I own a 2005 JGC 5.7 with all time 4WD. About two years ago the front wheels started making a grinding noise when backing up and turning the wheels. It sounded like my old JC when in 4wd low. I took it for service where I bought it and they changed the fluids and told me that sound was normal at start up and it would go away as I drove. It did. The intensity of the grinding has only gotten worse, so I took it to another dealer to diagnose the problem and they said I needed some special additive in the fluids but some grinding was normal. It is now to a point where the grinding is much more intense at start up and the noise and feeling in the steering wheel persists for the first 5 min of driving when making turns. It never quite seems to be a smooth driving as it was when new.
I am just wondering if this really is normal with nothing to worry about or can I expect a major breakdown sometime in the future.
Any thoughts would be appreciated.
#245 of 439 Re: Front End Grinding [zeke52]
Jul 18, 2008 (3:18 pm)
I am having the same problem. It is getting worse everyday! Let me know if you figure anything out and I'll do the same! Good luck. - Robyn
Jul 19, 2008 (5:08 pm)
I have an 03 grand cherokee when I turn on the ac the check engine light comes on and temp gauge says it is over heating. As soon as I turn off the ac the temp goes down and light goes off. Do I need a new compressor or just freon? Thanks Jake
Jul 19, 2008 (11:15 pm)
First off, when you turn on the A/C, is it blowing cold? Does the blower operate properly at all fan speeds? If these two things are working properly, then your compressor is fine and you don't need any freon. Does the temp gauge show that it is overheating while driving, or just when you're parked? If it does this while the truck is moving, your A/C isn't causing this problem. It sounds like more of an electrical problem to me. Check your connections, especially at the battery and the alternator, and see if that solves the problem.
#248 of 439 Re: AC [dixiecrawler]
Jul 20, 2008 (1:44 pm)
It heated up wwhile sitting.the ac does not blow cold it is about as cool as a regular fan in the house does.Thanks Jake
Jul 20, 2008 (2:35 pm)
With the engine running and the A/C on, look under the hood and see if the compressor is kicking on. If the freon is low, it should kick on and off every few seconds. Let me know what you find.