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Old 05-25-2010, 07:36 PM   #1
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hey, i replaced my 225/70/16 tires with 245/75/16 tires last week and ever since i've been have a clicking noise in the front end, and its not the tires rubbing I checked them they rub a little on the sway bar at full turns. The clicking is there starting off but it goes away when you hit like 70 kilometers an hour, it gets worse when you turn any little bit. thanks for any help.
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check the axle u-joints for looseness.
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its a grand cherokee? sounds like a cv joint going out
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its a grand cherokee? sounds like a cv joint going out
I have a 94 ZJ also and just replaced the ps front u-joint 3 days ago,so it has axle u-joints just like on the XJs .They have solid axles too.
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ummm no not all zj come with ujoints. we have replaced numerous cv joints on zj's before. also its a 98 so more then likely cv's
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ummm no not all zj come with ujoints. we have replaced numerous cv joints on zj's before. also its a 98 so more then likely cv's
I stand corrected then.My appologies.
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I stand corrected then.My appologies.
i could be wrong to. i dont know if theres a cut off year when they went to cv's. guess we will both find out when the OP returns.
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i could be wrong to. i dont know if theres a cut off year when they went to cv's. guess we will both find out when the OP returns.
2xs We have had a few grands in the fam and they all had solid axles ,so I thought they all were.
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my 94 5.2 had cv's and i swapped out the d30 for a d30 with u joints. I think the v8s all had CV's while the 4.0s have U joints. Probably something to do with most V8s having awd while most 4.0s had a 231 TC. I don't know, just a thought. Also, when I had CV's it would make noises when I had the wheel turns a bit and started to go. The boots looked like they were new but I guess some one replaced torn boots and the CV's were worn out. I would look into swapping out axles or something.
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thanks for all the replys, my zj got cv's so im guessing thats the problem the boots look fine.
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Approx. 90% of all ZJ 93to 98 have cv joints in the front whether the came with a I6 or V8. If you have u joints consider yourself lucky. I'm getting ready to convert mine over to U joints. The fact that they come with solid axles doesn't mean anything. Just because it has CV joints doesn't mean it has independent suspension. I think when people hear cv joints they think of IFS.

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