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Popping sound??

Discussion in 'Wrangler TJ (1996-2006)' started by Jeeptrick, Oct 30, 2019.

  1. Oct 30, 2019 at 11:02 AM
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    Jeeptrick

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    My sons 04 TJ has a popping sound coming from the front right by the tire. Sounds like a joint or something. Does anyone have an idea? Thanks
     
  2. Oct 30, 2019 at 12:17 PM
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    Those noises could be indicative of ball joints tie rod ends failing. Start inspecting front end components for looseness.
     
  3. Oct 30, 2019 at 1:27 PM
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    Does the noise happen all the time or only at certain times? (what are those times?)
    In addition to @aggrex suggestions it could also be the u-joints on the axle shafts.
     
  4. Oct 30, 2019 at 3:14 PM
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    Thank you.
     
  5. Nov 5, 2019 at 3:23 PM
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    Probably a cv joint but it could also be drive belt.
     
  6. Nov 6, 2019 at 7:16 AM
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    I was thinking CV joint as well. Thank you.
     
  7. Nov 6, 2019 at 7:18 AM
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    It makes the noise mostly when turning into our driveway or any location that has a slight bump. It also does it when Turing at traffic lights.
     
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