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#1 of 1888 2005 Jeep Wrangler noise at over 50 MPH
Jan 03, 2009 (6:14 pm)
I have a 2005 Jeep wrangler 4.0 auto, when driving over 50 MPH I hear a steady thump I can not hunt down were it is coming from. At speeds lower than 50 there is no noise. The noise does not get louder with any more speed. Any ideas would be much appreciated. only minamal vibration is felt with this noise.
#2 of 1888 Re: 2005 Jeep Wrangler noise at over 50 MPH [olivajcarmine]
Jan 30, 2009 (3:25 pm)
anyone have any ideas?
#3 of 1888 Re: 2005 Jeep Wrangler noise at over 50 MPH [olivajcarmine]
Jan 30, 2009 (9:58 pm)
Does the pitch change with speed? How about the rate of thumping?
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#4 of 1888 Re: 2005 Jeep Wrangler noise at over 50 MPH [tidester]
Jan 31, 2009 (9:58 am)
Thanks for replying, there is no change in pitch I can hear.
The rate dosen't seem to increase either. This one is driving me crazy. It dosen't happen all the time.
#5 of 1888 Re: 2005 Jeep Wrangler noise at over 50 MPH [olivajcarmine]
Jan 31, 2009 (11:22 am)
That might be related to motor or transmission mount issues. Perhaps a Wrangler owner with similar experience can offer some words of wisdom. Anyone?
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#6 of 1888 Re: 2005 Jeep Wrangler noise at over 50 MPH [tidester]
Apr 10, 2009 (10:38 am)
first i would start cheap, get ALL your wheels ballanced (about 10 dollars per wheel)
then, if the problem persists, check your tie-rods
#7 of 1888 Re: 2005 Jeep Wrangler noise at over 50 MPH [myxjs]
Apr 10, 2009 (6:13 pm)
Thanks for the advice, decided to bring me Jeep to repair shop I trust to have them look it over, I was told the tires needed to be balanced, as you suggested. I was also told the tires I had were at the end of their life span, 50,000 miles was the recomended replacement time (I was at 52,000)...anyways the noise is gone, thank you for your advice.
#8 of 1888 Jeep Wrangler Maintenance and Repair Questions (1997 - 2006)
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#9 of 1888 Jeep Wrangler: Problems and Solutions
Nov 23, 2005 (7:01 am)
Since most of the people posting on the other Jeep Wrangler discussion aren't having problems I thought that it would be more appropriate to start a new topic. Quick recap on my probems...water leaks through the doors/windshield gaskets into the floorboards when it rains or I wash my Jeep. The soft half doors have already been replaced, but it did not stop the leaking. I have a return appointment next week to replace the gasket/seal around the windshield. Unfortunately, the top of the drivers side door still leaks so this probably won't fix water coming in there. I have pulled up the carpet on the drivers side and rust spots are already forming on the floorboard. I really hate having to deal with this because I love everything else about this Jeep. If I find a solution, I will let you guy's know ASAP.