Concerned Spider Gears or Wheel Bearing Issue

redsyphon

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I've been trying to track down a poping sound and pattern based vibration for the past month now coming from the rear of the Jeep.

Note: 2018 JLUS 3.6 w/LSD Rear

The poping sound only ever occurs when in 1st gear while starting from a dead stop. It happens infrequently and usually "pops" at about 1/2 clutch travel. The sound is akin to something poping loose that was bound and has a metallic sound. It's normally felt through the body of the Jeep only.

The vibration normally occurs at a lower speed and is somewhat infrequent. Though it can be felt stronger after the Jeep has been sitting for a while (i.e. overnight). It is also only felt through the body and is somewhat harmonic.

I've checked the driveshaft, control arms, springs, sway bar and track bar. Nothing seems out of place or improperly torqued.

While rotating the tires the other day, I noticed the following sound when spinning either real wheel (video below).

Apologies for the shit video movement, but can anyone confirm if this is a "normal" sound and/or if it might be something of concern?

 

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I've been trying to track down a poping sound and pattern based vibration for the past month now coming from the rear of the Jeep.

Note: 2018 JLUS 3.6 w/LSD Rear

The poping sound only ever occurs when in 1st gear while starting from a dead stop. It happens infrequently and usually "pops" at about 1/2 clutch travel. The sound is akin to something poping loose that was bound and has a metallic sound. It's normally felt through the body of the Jeep only.

The vibration normally occurs at a lower speed and is somewhat infrequent. Though it can be felt stronger after the Jeep has been sitting for a while (i.e. overnight). It is also only felt through the body and is somewhat harmonic.

I've checked the driveshaft, control arms, springs, sway bar and track bar. Nothing seems out of place or improperly torqued.

While rotating the tires the other day, I noticed the following sound when spinning either real wheel (video below).

Apologies for the shit video movement, but can anyone confirm if this is a "normal" sound and/or if it might be something of concern?
Mine sounds like that ocasionally. My gears have been redone though. So makes me think its the LSD
 

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I have a type of popping/snapping metallic sound with mine... But it's coming from the front axle. And I don't have a LSD. Can't quite tell from the video but a few times a hear a noise similar to what mine is making. Not sure if it was something you were doing while filming or if it was the rotational noise though
 

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I've been trying to track down a poping sound and pattern based vibration for the past month now coming from the rear of the Jeep.

Note: 2018 JLUS 3.6 w/LSD Rear

The poping sound only ever occurs when in 1st gear while starting from a dead stop. It happens infrequently and usually "pops" at about 1/2 clutch travel. The sound is akin to something poping loose that was bound and has a metallic sound. It's normally felt through the body of the Jeep only.

The vibration normally occurs at a lower speed and is somewhat infrequent. Though it can be felt stronger after the Jeep has been sitting for a while (i.e. overnight). It is also only felt through the body and is somewhat harmonic.

I've checked the driveshaft, control arms, springs, sway bar and track bar. Nothing seems out of place or improperly torqued.

While rotating the tires the other day, I noticed the following sound when spinning either real wheel (video below).

Apologies for the shit video movement, but can anyone confirm if this is a "normal" sound and/or if it might be something of concern?
Hi redsyphon,
We understand why this may be concerning. We suggest having your dealer inspect this concern if you have not done so already. We are also available via private message if you would like any additional assistance during that process.

Lydia
Jeep Social Care Specialist

 

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