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Old August 4th, 2010, 12:48 AM   #1
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94 cherokee country 4.0HO every thing is stock.....i have a noise coming from rear end and can not pin point on my own....it is a little loud...it starts as soon as i start moving but sounds like a grinding noise (like tire rubbing)..hit 20 and it turns into a whine...gets loader as i go faster but loudest at 45 to 50...can someone please give me an idea........ C(8.25)
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Old August 4th, 2010, 01:06 AM   #2
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Probably a worn out gear set. How many miles on the axle? You are looking at about $400 to have a new gear set put in. 200 for the gears themselves and another 2 for the labor.
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Old August 4th, 2010, 08:26 AM   #3
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Have you checked the differential fluid level?
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Old August 8th, 2010, 08:14 PM   #4
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Sounds like low on gear oil and a bad set of bearings. Or a lunched ring and pinion
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Old August 8th, 2010, 08:17 PM   #5
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I had a zj that would do the same thing, never did figure out what was wrong with it..
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