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clicking noise when accelerating or slowing down. HELP
okay so i have a clicking noise when i accelerate or let my foot off the pedal, there is no noise in neutral or when i push the clutch in, sounds like its coming from the transfer case but im not sure, has anyone had this problem??
You might look at your U joints. They typically squeal when they go out, but clicking is a possibility. When you are in neutral or clutch in there is very little load on them. Do they click less at highway speeds?
i have only driven it about 30km since the clicking started, i did drive down the highway and couldn't hear the clicking, but i don't no if that's just because of tire noise ect. the noise is really noticeable taking off in 1st and second. like i said originally it sounds like it is coming from behind the transmission but hard to tell from the driver seat. im going to put the truck on jack stands and put it in gear and see if i can pin point were the noise is coming from exactly, the noise i guess. if it is the u joints is it safe to drive for a couple days?
thnks for the help!
hey McKenzie, we aren't a bunch a safety ****'s here but it sounds like your getting ready to do something kinda scarry. Please use caution if your gona do what i think your gona do.
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If you put your truck on jack stands you will be taking most of the load off the ujoint. If your u joints are serviceable, just grease them and listen for the noise. If the noise isn't bad you may not feel any play at the driveshaft. They will get worse and can leave you stranded but you should be able to make it to the next day off. Or you could just take it in to a shop.
Good luck and keep us posted.
thanks, i still haven't had the time to investigate anything yet but im going to see what i can figure out today, my u joints aren't serviceable which is kinda stupid. and the angle on the drive shaft from the lift isn't to bad,and yea it has had the lift for a while. thanks ill keep u posted on my findings haha
okay, so i have a 2 peice driveshaft that has one u joint at the back and two at the front, when i got some time i checked it out and wiggled my driveshaft around and sure enough it was one of the front u joints or both, or so i thought. i went down to lordco and bough the two u joints and replaced them, once i had the driveshaft together with the new u joints i moved it around a bit to find that replacing the u joints was not the issue, so it must be the coupler inbetween the u joints
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