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My front rims got grease on them what is this caused by?

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It must be a 4wd and the grease will stop oozing out of your broken transaxle boot just in time for you to nd to replace it,and if you do any 4x4n do both to keep the wear even

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It could be coming out of a broken seal on ball joints.

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take a good hard look at the front cv-axle there is a rubber boot that has grease in it if its cracked you will have grease leaking from it more common the grease will end up on the inside of the rim and wheel well. if that boot is not cracked then the ball joint was filled with to much grease and the old grease was forced out most of the time it tears the rubber boot that protects and keeps the grease in, now you can wipe off the grease and it should be fine for a few years or so.

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I put new brakes and rotors on my jeep 2000 Grand Cherokee 4x4 and now there is a whine in the front. What can cause this?


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If it is only when you apply/release the brake pedal: You need to apply a small amount of grease to the caliper bolts (not the threaded part but the slide pin that is the long smooth part). There is a specific type of grease for this you can get at your local auto parts store.
If it is all the time: Drive around the block, then remove the front wheels and look for a shiny spot on the inside of the rim, or any other components in the area, sometimes the dust plate between the hub and the caliper gets a little bent when you do a brake job, and will grind on the inside of the rim a little bit.

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I have a rattling sound coming from the right front of my car. This only happens when the car is in motion and it gets louder as speed increases.


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Inner, (Large), wheel bearing has failed. This has caused the grease seal to fail.
Solution is to replace the bearing, and seal.

1.Check the bearing race in the brake rotor. If any pits, scoring, or other evidence of break down is present, the bearing race must be replaced also.

2.Check the outer wheel bearing and bearing race also. The inner bearing receives the most wear, but cleaning, and inspection of both bearings, and races is a standard procedure.

3.Observe the area on the spindle where the grease seal contacts. Insure that the spindle area is of good repair, and no scoring is evident.

The Black residue that you observe is grease mixed with brake dust.

The vehicle must be jacked up in the front, with safety stands placed in the proper area on both sides. Wheel chocks should be used behind the rear tires. The vehicle should be on a flat hard surface.

The wheel/tire is removed, then the brake caliper. The caliper is not removed from the brake hose, but hung from a hanger device, from the frame of the vehicle. (Small rubber tie down strap? Wire clothes hanger?)

Then the dust cap is removed, cotter pin, and spindle nut. Ease the brake rotor out, be ready to catch the outer bearing. Remove the brake rotor.

Rotor laying on two small wood blocks, (2x4's? 4x4?), blocks under rotor face. (Where the brake pads rub against)
Blocks placed so area of grease seal is not resting on them. Rotor is laying on blocks with outside of rotor facing up. (Outside of rotor faces outside of Tahoe)

Take a long punch, and tap out the grease seal from the inside of the rotor. Through the hole where the spindle goes through. Be careful that the punch is resting on the metal ring of the seal, and not the bearing race edge.


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If it 4x4 check cv boot for a tear . Or the cause some one pump more grease in the lower ball joint than need

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