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BigCountry_WK 07-23-2013 02:08 PM

front end squeak?
 
ill go ahead and make my second post on a strange squeak that is in the front passenger side when i kick my tire (idk why i do it sometimes) it sounds like something is loose but i can't find anything. any ideas?

brent 07-28-2013 02:24 PM

Re: front end squeak?
 
Hi there! Is it a squeak or a groan? I have a bit of a groan in hot weather that I've attributed to a rubber bushing under the jeep (I think it is between a bracket that holds the sway bar but allows for some rotation).

Your best bet is to get under there and listen it out. Might take two people..

Welcome to the forum!!

BigCountry_WK 07-28-2013 02:56 PM

Re: front end squeak?
 
Well it certainly isn't a "groan" its just a mild squeak like rubbing a fork on a plate. It doesn't do it going down the road only when I but the tire or the front end. I might invest in a torque wrench and go through everything checking for loose bolts.

hummer recovery team 07-28-2013 05:28 PM

Wheel bearing?

BigCountry_WK 07-28-2013 05:31 PM

Re: front end squeak?
 
If it was the wheel bearing would it make the same sound if the wheel was jacked off the ground spinning freely? Cause it didn't do it when I changed my oil few days ago.

hummer recovery team 07-29-2013 08:42 AM

Does the wheel move when pushing it?

BigCountry_WK 07-29-2013 04:39 PM

Re: front end squeak?
 
Just the tire shakes from the force.


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