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When driving my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee it sounds like I am dragging a bunch of chains behind me.

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The first step is to find where the sound is coming from. I do know from my own experiences that it can be frustrating.

Have someone walk beside the Jeep as you drive it (slow) if the noise is only audible at speed this cant be done unless you have a friend that can run very fast >:)

My fist guess would be brake issues, if you have rear disks the parking brake is inside the rotor hat, when that stuff gos it will sound like what your describing.

Check your fluids, rear axle, Transfer case (if equipped), transmission, make sure your not dragging anything, check your exhaust, as well make sure you use the correct fluids, the transfer case needs a Jeep fluid if equipped with a full time 4x4 feature! You can and will ruin your Jeep with the wrong fluid!!!

All said it might easy to just have a garage check out the noise.

Hope this helps!

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