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Left side of jeep I hear a bearing noise

Replaced left and right hub bearing still hear a bearing noise? What can it be maybe?

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Check front diff. oil level,use only jeep spec.oil and pop in some jeep transmission conditioner,if that`s not the cure it maybe diff. bearings(not a bad job to do)...Good-luck..

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

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SOURCE: Noisy wheel bearing on 1999 JEEP GCL

Been at this for thirty years...never saw an oiling port on any differential! My honest opinion is .....baloney!!! Either the unit was installed incorrectly was a poor quality part to begin with or is defective. The part you need to replace is a sealed bearing hub assembly (including wheel flange) It's not difficult to install and the best part available from NAPA is about $160. (sealed bearings have no external source of lube, and are usually filled with a high quality silicone /synthetic lube at the factory)
This is what I fought against every day I was in business...it gives all techs a bad name and lowers the integrity of the industry.
Hope you have better success with it but really consider another shop!!!

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: noise from front end more so when you are turning

You also could have received a bad axle. Sometimes the rebuilds don't hold good tolerance and can make the same noise you are trying to get rid of. Is it full-time 4wd? Maybe the driveshaft ujoint also.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: High Pitch Noise in 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited

Check your power steering fluid level, and system for leaks. May be a bad p/s pump as well. Hope this helps

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Noise from near side rear wheel (right hand drive jeep 1999 grand

the direction is take your car in to a service shop and have pull the wheel off and find out whats wrong???????

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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SOURCE: Replace Front Wheel Hub Bearing 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2 wheel drive

Removal

  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  3. Remove the brake caliper, caliper anchor, rotor and ABS wheel speed sensor.
  4. Remove the cotter pin, nut retainer and axle hub nut.
  5. Remove the hub/bearing mounting bolts from the back of the steering knuckle. Remove hub/bearing from the steering knuckle and off the axle shaft.
Installation
  1. Install the hub/bearing to the knuckle.
  2. Install the hub/bearing-to-knuckle bolts and tighten to specification.
  3. Install the hub washer and nut. Tighten the hub nut to specification. Install the nut retainer and a new cotter pin.
  4. Install the brake rotor, caliper anchor, caliper and ABS wheel speed sensor.
  5. Install the wheel and tire assembly.
  6. Remove the support and lower the vehicle.

Posted on Apr 22, 2012

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