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Noise in rear axle

Postby Dustin » 13 Sep 2016 09:54

Hi all

I seem to be hearing a "kluk, kluk" noise coming from the right rear wheel ever so often.
It mainly happens on with a bit of steering turn and moving over uneven ground or going off of a kerb.

Can't be diff backlash, because it's only on the 1 wheel.
If I stand on the wheel and rock it side to side I can hear it sometimes.

Not sure if it is something or it's just my OCD doing it's thing.

Any thoughts ?
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Re: Noise in rear axle

Postby Wilkie » 13 Sep 2016 10:40

Dustin I had it that the caliper nut came loose and every now and then I heard this clak clak....
Maybe just jack the vehicle up and check those nuts and same time check wheel bearing play specially in out movement :salute:
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Re: Noise in rear axle

Postby Michael » 13 Sep 2016 10:49

Also check if your sway bar connects are not shot, they can make some noise when they are worn out
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Re: Noise in rear axle

Postby Tinus lotz » 13 Sep 2016 11:05

My anti roll bar was broken where the 2 connect and that made a noise everytime it bumped
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Re: Noise in rear axle

Postby Dustin » 13 Sep 2016 11:11

Thanks guys :thumbup:
I'll check it out and report back :salute:
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Re: Noise in rear axle

Postby Dustin » 13 Sep 2016 14:30

Had a quick look at lunch.
It was the sway bar nuts at the chassis mount. Was loosened.
All sorted.
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Re: Noise in rear axle

Postby Wilkie » 13 Sep 2016 14:53

that's what you call a "Quick Fix"
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Re: Noise in rear axle

Postby Dustin » 13 Sep 2016 15:13

Agreed !
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What irritated me to no end is I looked and didn't see anything initially until it was mentioned here :redface:
Oh well, you live and learn I suppose :biggrin:
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