Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!





Jeep Cherokee Grand Cherokee Noises and Sounds

1246721

Comments

  • cheapxjcheapxj Posts: 2
    Many times the squeal in the belt area is caused by the idler pully. There is permentantly lubricated bearing that does dry out and squeal. If you have a good belt properly adjusted and sure it is not slipping spray a little WD-40 on the back of the pulley and if the sound changes replace the pully as a unit or if you have the skills change just the bearing. I have done this on my own XJ my daughter and my sons. Good luck and keep JEEPIN.
  • 05jeepman05jeepman Posts: 12
    I have an 05 JGC with the 4.7, 5 speed tranny, 2wd. My problem is that when I go into reverse, it make a loud clunking noise like the universal joint(s) are bad. Anyone else have/had this problem, and if so, what was the cause and how did you fix it??? Thanks for any time and info on this. Just to let you know, this vehicle has only been driven on the street, and NEVER thrashed on, although I do "blow the carbon" out of it every blue moon or so. ;)
  • tidestertidester Posts: 10,110
    This may be the same problem: Knocking and squeaking noises in rear

    tidester, host
    SUVs and Smart Shopper
  • 05jeepman05jeepman Posts: 12
    Thanks for the link. Mine is different, it only does it when I go into reverse. It don't do it in Drive, nor does it do it while I'm driving, only when I go into reverse. It sounds like it is the universal joint, but with less than 30k on the odometer, I can't see it going bad. The Jeep never see's any rain, because it never rains here to speak of. I guess I'll get it lubed and tell them to make sure they get the uni joint real good. If it does it after that, I'm off to the dealer with it. Thanks for the time and info on this, it's greatly appreciated. :D
  • tuggajbtuggajb Posts: 646
    could be where the drive shaft goes together the splines get dry and donot move freely when you put jeep in reverse the axel will shift a smig ane pull on the splines try to lube them and go from there
  • 05jeepman05jeepman Posts: 12
    That makes sense. Thanks for the reply, I sometimes worry where there is no need to, but I would hate for it to drop while my GF was on the highway doing 80mph. I gotta crawl under there and see if I can fine the grease zerk, and give it a shot to see if it helps any. Thanks again for the time and info, it's greatly appreciated. :)
  • I have a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with the 4.0L inline-6 with around 75K miles. It doesn't get driven very much, it sits in my driveway at home while am at school during the school year, and recently when I started it up after it had been sitting for a few weeks it started making weird noises. There is a faint clicking/rattling noise that comes from the engine, almost makes the engine sound like a diesel. Other than the noise, there are no indications that anything is wrong, the engine runs smoothly and the power delivery is good. The oil pressure does run slightly high (3/4 of the dial for the first 15 minutes or so that the car is running), but I did just have the engine oil changed, so that might account for the higher than average oil pressure. I was just wondering if anyone might have any idea as to what might be causing the noise? Thanks for the help.
  • sielysiely Posts: 1
    Heres what I did on my 2002 jeep with the same engine : drain the oil, take some carb cleaner with the little tube attached and spray the cleaner up towards the oil pump pickup screen,let the crank case drain well,I added 1 quart of Riselone and topped off with 5qts of 5w-30 oil.I used a good anti siphone oil filter. I had the same proplem as you 1 year ago and never had the problem come back ! Hope I was a help !
  • tuggajbtuggajb Posts: 646
    sounds as if you lifters are bleading down
    i would try a can of SEA FOAM in the crank case to see if will clean lifters
    or turn up radio
  • jeepinsljeepinsl Posts: 5
    I have a 2004 JGC and when backing up I hear a loud squeaking noise? It only happpens when backing up NOT when going forward. It also happens when the brakes are NOT engaged. Thoughts?
  • tidestertidester Posts: 10,110
    Check these to see whether anything looks familiar:

    1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee engine noises

    Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee Front End Noise

    tidester, host
    SUVs and Smart Shopper
  • jeepinsljeepinsl Posts: 5
    Thanks, tidester, but none of those are like what I am experiencing.
  • tuggajbtuggajb Posts: 646
    when you reverse and just touch the brake dose it go away?
  • jeepinsljeepinsl Posts: 5
    No. In fact, it makes the noise as I am letting off of the brake as well as after I let completely off of the brake.
  • tuggajbtuggajb Posts: 646
    ok try and put the emergancy brake on a little and see if noise goes away
  • alanlyndyalanlyndy Posts: 1
    My '01 JGC Laredo made the same noise, replaced the front hub bearing and the noise continued, replaced the same hub bearing again and it hasn't done it for the last 2 years. I think maybe the dealer replaced it with a new/bad part as they were footing the bill for it. Hope this helps.
  • jsimjsim Posts: 6
    Has anyone had this problem with there jeep?When I am driving around 60mph there is a popping sound coming from the front end when I throttle to go faster then it goes away and comes back around 70ish when you start to throttle at first it only did it going up hills now it does it all the time.I climbed underneath and found the tie rod end worn I thought I solved the problem but it is still there.The drivers side boot is torn I am leaning towards that or the hub bearing.I also notice short drive shaft from the front end towards the back has end play in it.Need some advice before I start changing everything just like the jeep dealership would.....this maybe quensidental(sp)but the problem started shortly after having the dealer replace the radiator fan.......
Sign In or Register to comment.