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Front end and rear end differential

WHen i drive my 1999 jeep grande cherokee the front end Defferentail is making this loud high noise

I took it to tire plus and got an estimate to have some work done to my Front end and rear end differential, the cost $3, there any alternative beside getting a new vehicle???????

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  • ccn7 May 11, 2010

    What is the problem with the differentials that its going to cost 3,700 bucks to fix?



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The 99 Jeep Grand Cherokee was prone to bad diff bearings because they changed the plant where they were made. The new plant used inferior materials. The only way to fix it is to replace and set the diff clearences.

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