Mechanics

THUMPING NOISE

2005 Jeep Liberty • 6 cylinder 4WD Automatic • 129,000 miles

I have a 2005 jeep liberty, always runs great. But just the other day it started making a thumping noise, over 35 mph on the drivers side rear wheel. It comes and goes and doesnt always do it. I had the tires balanced and rotated, but that didn't fix the noise.

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Mmarzolf
February 24, 2011.




Raise that tire in the air that is suspect, and spin the wheel with your hand running over the tire slightly. You may have a belt that is bad in the tire. You should have a bulge in the tire. This will cause a thump while the tire is spinning. Sometime you can't see it, only feel it. Give that a shot.

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Drob
Apr 5, 2011.


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