Noise from differential on Jeep Grand Cherokee

Excessive gear noise can indicate differential bearing failures.
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Average mileage: 156,847 (91,000–247,000)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
8 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998, 1999, 2004
22 people reported this problem
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Automatic Transmission 187,000 mi,
Growling noise from the rear when turning slowly to right or left. Sometimes it feels like one of the rear wheels are locked and slips during a sharp slow turn. Also, when turn the steering wheel during sharp slow turns the wheel makes a load groan sound.
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 133,500 mi,
Just bought my jeep, has a bering noise from the rear end when i step on the gas When i let go on high speeds the jeep wiggles in the back end
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 186,000 mi,
Moaning noise at 35 mph or higher.
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee 215,000 mi,
Only when I have the front drive shaft hooked up does it make a almost grinding sort of noise coming from the front differential. Seems to be a common problem. I replaced front left hub assembly. Problem did not go away. Mechanic verified it was the differential. I did not fix. I sold it for the same price I paid for it 2 years earlier. Haha.
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 127,000 mi,
growling noise, not yet repaired
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 150,000 mi,
Replaced front differential
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 130,000 mi,
New Differential
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Automatic Transmission 160,000 mi,
Growing and noisy differential
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Automatic Transmission 100,000 mi,
It's a howling noise when I let of gas paddle
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 247,000 mi,
V6. Automatic Grand Cherokee TSI. Rear inner bearing grinding noises at or above 30 mph.
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 91,000 mi,
Replaced bad pinion bearing