I had a grinding noise start in the left front wheel area about a week ago. Was told it was probably a wheel bearing, so that has been replaced but the noise is still there and getting louder. It increases with your speed and stops when you stop. What could it be?
grinding noise in left front on 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee
by Visitor in Lebanon, MO on November 06, 2010
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by DaveJHM on November 07, 2010
Might seem simple, but have you checked the tire for abnormal wear? "Cupping" or high and low spots on the tire at any point can cause the noise you describe. Also, is your vehicle a 4x4? There may be other components involved that are rotational that can become noisy.
COMMENT by Visitor on November 21, 2010
my 1995 jeep was doing the same thing and i was told to change me spindle bearing in my front pumpkin i havent tryed it yet but will let you know when i do
ANSWER by Visitor on April 06, 2011
if it is four wheel drive it could be an axle u joint or cv joint ,if it makes a clicking sound when turning the wheels while in four wheel drive that would be my first check
when im driving my jeep, the whole front end start making a grinding noise but only when i make a left turn, going uphill, and when its wet out. my grandfather said he thinks it could be a cv boot...
i have a 04 grand cherokee overland...when i hit the brakes if i hit a bump or turn right in makes the noise...but if i turn left i have no noise...and ideas on what this problem might be?
Excessive gear noise can indicate differential bearing failures.