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Mevotech
1978 Jeep CJ5 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-33526AB    MK8194T  New

B8194 , IK8194T , 8122495 , XK8194 , 610.65059 , 260-1343 , TC1657 , FA659G , K8194T , K8194 , TK8194T , IK8194 , MK8194T , 45D0070 , JBJ1037 , 46D0070A , B8194PR

Qty:
25.72
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1978 - Jeep CJ5 Front Upper
Mevotech
1998 Jeep Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-166620E    MK3161T  New

XK3161 , TC2061 , K3161T , 46D2117A , 83500202AB , BJ96125 , IK3161T , TK3161T , 83500202 , BJ96125XL , 0501706AA , K3161 , B3161 , MK3161T

Qty:
32.30
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Non-Adjustable Type; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1998 - Jeep Cherokee Front Lower
Mevotech
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint - Rear Upper Mevotech

P311-1C15AAC    MK7450  New

52088428 , 52088808AA , 610.58001 , 5001136 , 52088808AB , BJ96519XL , TC5374 , MK7450 , TK7450 , JBJ944 , K7450 , IK7450 , 2601674 , BJ96519

Qty:
35.42
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Rear Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Bolt In
    • Stud Type: Threaded
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Rear Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
2001 - Jeep Grand Cherokee Rear Upper
Mevotech
2004 Jeep Liberty Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-31B8250    MK3199  New

610.58003 , 2601537 , K3199 , CBLFC363AD , 5114037AE , 5114037AJ , IK3199 , CBLFC363AE , JBJ834 , 5069161AA , B3199 , 46D2280A , 5051280B , CBLFC363AC , 5114037AA , TC5127 , 5114037AC , FA2177 , 5114037AG , 45D2280 , B3199XL , 5114037AF , XK3199 , TK3199 , CBLFC363AB , 05114037AJ , 5114037AB , 5069161AB , CBLFC363 , 5051280 , 104271 , MK3199

Qty:
41.72
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
2004 - Jeep Liberty Front Lower
TRW
1999 Jeep Wrangler Suspension Ball Joint TRW

P311-3108710    W0133-1968003  New

Qty:
71.97
TRW Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3/36 Warranty
Brand: TRW
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
1999 - Jeep Wrangler
CTR
2005 Jeep Liberty Suspension Ball Joint CTR

P311-0347B23    W0133-2077594  New

Qty:
31.07
CTR Suspension Ball Joint
Brand: CTR
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2005 - Jeep Liberty
TRW
2003 Jeep Liberty Suspension Ball Joint TRW

P311-170C449    W0133-2077594  New

Qty:
108.85
TRW Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3/36 Warranty
Brand: TRW
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2003 - Jeep Liberty
TRW
2007 Jeep Commander Suspension Ball Joint TRW

P311-4F93CCA    W0133-1921301  New

Qty:
86.70
TRW Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3/36 Warranty
Brand: TRW
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2007 - Jeep Commander
TRW
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint TRW

P311-4F93CCA    W0133-1921301  New

Qty:
86.70
TRW Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3/36 Warranty
  • ; with Normal Duty suspension (Chrysler Code SDA)
Brand: TRW
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2006 - Jeep Grand Cherokee
TRW
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint TRW

P311-0E9CC1B    W0133-1680889  New

Qty:
102.30
TRW Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3/36 Warranty
  • Rear
Brand: TRW
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2000 - Jeep Grand Cherokee
TRW
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint TRW

P311-0E9CC1B    W0133-1680889  New

Qty:
102.30
TRW Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3/36 Warranty
Brand: TRW
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2004 - Jeep Grand Cherokee
Mopar
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint Mopar

P311-3DC37B6    W0133-1947921  New

Qty:
117.83
Mopar Suspension Ball Joint
  • This Original Equipment Manufacturer part is the same part that was made & installed by the car manufacturer at the factory where the car was produced.
Brand: Mopar
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2012 - Jeep Grand Cherokee
TRW
2012 Jeep Wrangler Suspension Ball Joint TRW

P311-3541CC1    W0133-1962440  New

Qty:
131.38
TRW Suspension Ball Joint
  • 3/36 Warranty
  • ; C1 Standard
Brand: TRW
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle
2012 - Jeep Wrangler
Mevotech
1978 Jeep CJ5 Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-5050A40    MK8195T  New

10253HD , IK8195 , 45D2156 , TC1658 , 46D2156A , XK8195 , JBJ7011 , FA660E , TK8195T , 8122496 , FA660G , MK8195T , B8195XL , IK8195T , B80013 , 10253 , 4746696AB , F6TZ3050CB , 610.66001 , FA660GGL , JBJ839 , K8195 , 5051156B , 288004 , B8195 , 2601342 , 288001 , 5051156 , K8195T

Qty:
22.83
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • ; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1978 - Jeep CJ5 Front Lower
Mevotech
1996 Jeep Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint - Front Upper Mevotech

P311-2EFC088    MK3134T  New

TC2062 , IK7208T , 68004085AA , 610.58006 , 6154001 , K3134T , XK7208 , FA1632 , B7208 , 6154002 , TK7208T , IK3134T , BJ96026PR , K3134 , 4746696 , 6154003 , K7208T , TK3134T , XK3134 , B3134 , BJ96026 , B3134XL , 4746696AB , MK3134T , 8983500202 , K7208 , 5001058B , 5012432AA , 45D0058 , 6154000 , 46D0058A , JBJ7002

Qty:
23.68
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Upper
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Non-Adjustable Type; Telescopic Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Upper
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
1996 - Jeep Cherokee Front Upper
Mevotech
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-17C5EAC    MK3185  New

46D2292A , 2643727 , XK3185 , TK3185 , 5012432AA , K3185 , 610.58005 , 6154015 , JBJ919 , TC3665 , BJ96086 , B3185 , IK3185 , 68004085AA , 104301 , BJ96086XL , 45D2292 , MK3185

Qty:
48.44
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Non-Adjustable Type; Non Adjustable, Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
2003 - Jeep Grand Cherokee Front Lower
Mevotech
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-2F47192    MK80629  New

IK80629 , BJ96135XL , BJ96135 , BJ81255 , MK80629 , JBJ922 , JBJ935 , 10480629 , 5135651AC , TC5076 , 5135651AB , 6506713AA , 2601627 , 5135651AE , K80629 , 610.58007 , 6507275AA , FA2267E , 5135651AA , 5135651AD , 5051390 , TK80629

Qty:
32.37
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Non-Adjustable Type
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
2007 - Jeep Grand Cherokee Front Lower
Mevotech
2009 Jeep Commander Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-2F47192    MK80629  New

IK80629 , BJ96135XL , BJ96135 , BJ81255 , MK80629 , JBJ922 , JBJ935 , 10480629 , 5135651AC , TC5076 , 5135651AB , 6506713AA , 2601627 , 5135651AE , K80629 , 610.58007 , 6507275AA , FA2267E , 5135651AA , 5135651AD , 5051390 , TK80629

Qty:
32.37
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
2009 - Jeep Commander Front Lower
Mevotech
1973 Jeep Commando Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower 6 Cyl 4.2L Mevotech

P311-5050A40    MK8195T  New

10253HD , IK8195 , 45D2156 , TC1658 , 46D2156A , XK8195 , JBJ7011 , FA660E , TK8195T , 8122496 , FA660G , MK8195T , B8195XL , IK8195T , B80013 , 10253 , 4746696AB , F6TZ3050CB , 610.66001 , FA660GGL , JBJ839 , K8195 , 5051156B , 288004 , B8195 , 2601342 , 288001 , 5051156 , K8195T

Qty:
22.83
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • Steering Gear in Front of Axle; Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position Block Engine CID CC
1973 - Jeep Commando Front Lower L 6 Cyl 4.2L 258 4228
Mevotech
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Suspension Ball Joint - Front Lower Mevotech

P311-17C5EAC    MK3185  New

46D2292A , 2643727 , XK3185 , TK3185 , 5012432AA , K3185 , 610.58005 , 6154015 , JBJ919 , TC3665 , BJ96086 , B3185 , IK3185 , 68004085AA , 104301 , BJ96086XL , 45D2292 , MK3185

Qty:
48.44
Mevotech Suspension Ball Joint  Front Lower
  • Suspension Ball Joint
  • ; Non Adjustable, Bootstaller tool included in box
  • Product Attributes:
    • Adjustable: No
    • Ball Joint Assembly: Yes
    • Bearing Type: Sintered Metal
    • Castle Nut Included: Yes
    • Cotter Pin Included: Yes
    • Dust Boot Included: Yes
    • Finish: Corrosion Resistant
    • Greasable: Yes
    • Grease Fitting Included: Yes
    • Mounting Hardware Included: Yes
    • Mounting Type: Press In
    • Pre Greased: Yes
    • Stud Type: Threaded
  • Suggested Purchase Quantity: 2
    • Most jobs typically require 2 of this item.
Brand: Mevotech
Position: Front Lower
Additional Fitment Information:
Vehicle Position
2018 - Jeep Wrangler JK Front Lower

Latest Car Advice

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clunk from bump

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Question From zmasterflex on clunk from bump

1996 jeep cherokee 63k miles. Sometimes when I go over a bump with wheel turned to the left I either hear a clunk or a small up-down scraping type noise. I visually checked the ball joint and it looks sealed still. Is there a way to know what suspension component is making that noise? (ball joint, bushing, or sway bar link?) Also if it is the ball joint do I have to change both sides or canI do only 1? thanks.

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

You sure are busy today. Sway bar link pins or perhaps support rubber things do give out. The pins you can see broken. Other front end part even if they looked "sealed" mean nothing. You need to know how to pry, push, pull on every one of them. Check shocks too, especially the rubber bushings,

T

clunking noise when turning - car moving only

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Question From daboone on clunking noise when turning - car moving only

I have a 1987 Jeep Cherokee with a 4.0 V6 with a 116k miles on it. I am getting a clunking type noise when I turn the wheel. It seems to happen when turning right. No noise is heard when car is sitting still and I turn the wheel in both directions. If I drive the car I can turn the wheel left and right quickly and I get the clouking noise in both dirctions. The noise sounds like it it coming from the drivers wheel. Not sure if it is a ball joint or a CV joint. If it is a ball joint what is the procedure to determine which one is bad (can you tell by grabbing shaft and trying to feel play?). I greased all the ball joints and I thought that fixed it but it did not last long (21 day) and now noise is back.

Any suggetions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Daboone

Response From Tom Greenleaf Top Rated Answer

To check joints hoist vehicle by under lower control arm on most - some will be by body to reveal ball joint wear - try both and all way - get a helper to watch and pry up with wheel just off ground.

That fact unless a cooincidence that greasing it made it go away isn't really good. A good steering joint doens't have any play so it that covered it up it may be very worn. I don't generally hear ball joint wear on cars as the weight is on them as to shut them up.

Really gotta check it all out - brakes, sway bar, shocks, anything you can find that turns. CV joint usually crackle some at first when given power on turns but never say never with that either,

T

97 jeep grand cherokee laradeo problem

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Question From irish3023 on 97 jeep grand cherokee laradeo problem

i have replaced the wires on my 97 grand cherokee laradeo and it started up just fine . i went to start my truck this morning and it wouldn't start , so i got a jump and it started but wont hold an idle but you are able to hold the gas a little and put it in gear and drive . After i drove 2.5 miles i turned the truck off thinking it was fixed nope it wont start . i also have no power locks or power windows i need help my wife is giving birth tomorrow and i need my jeep asap

Response From Hammer Time

You need to charge and test the battery and it's connections first, and then the charging system when you get it running.

Response From irish3023

i have had the battery and alternator both tested and was told both are working properly

Response From Hammer Time

Well, apparently not. If your car started with a jump start then you have either a dead battery or a bad connection to the battery.

Response From irish3023 Top Rated Answer

well to all i fixed the jeep it had a bad ground, a bad battery ,a bad gasket on the oil filter and a bad lower ball joint on the passenger side. i fixed all these problems and the jeep runs great i love it thanks for the ideas.

Response From Hammer Time

i have had the battery and alternator both tested and was told both are working properly

Interesting........................

Response From irish3023

i took it to my mechanic actually towed it there lol and he is fixing the problems as we speak it had me so confused because i figured it would something stupid

1998 jeep grand cherokee unknown wobble

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Question From FUN MUDDER on 1998 jeep grand cherokee unknown wobble

i just put a susp lift on my 98 jeep grand cherokee and new 34 swampers. But when i get up to about 40mph it shakes and wobbles to the point where you can't hold on to the steering wheel does anyone know what could be wrong. i have already replaced the wheel bearings ,steering shock and both sway bar links.

Response From Hammer Time

i just put a susp lift on my 98 jeep grand cherokee and new 34 swampers.

Do you really have to ask?

Response From re-tired Top Rated Answer

Did you have a proffessional 4x4 shop do the work or did you DIY it? Where the proper wedges installed to correct the caster? Are all linkages in near new condition , ie tie rod , ball joints . Was this a body lift or spring lift or a combo ? Did you install a heavy duty steering stablizer ?In many cases you need to have the tires "trued" or shaved in a machine to round them out. I once had a 80 f150 with 18 in lift ,18/44's and it drove and rode like a factory truck so it can be done BUT >>> . You cannot cut corners when you do these things , it must be done right or not at all . It's more than jamming on the biggest tires that will fit. I had over 2 grand in my suspension.

2006 Jeep Liberty Steering Wheel Shakes when braking

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Question From SandiP on 2006 Jeep Liberty Steering Wheel Shakes when braking

Hi! I'm hoping someone can help me figure out what is going on with my Jeep. About a year ago I noticed that the steering wheel would shake when I pressed on the brakes. I've had the brake pads and rotors replaced since this started and wasn't told there were any other issues. To be honest I didn't ask about this specific problem. The shaking has gotten much worse and I have taken my Jeep to 2 mechanics and neither could tell me what was wrong. The shaking happens as soon as I press on the brakes but if I am using the cruise control, there is NO shaking. I do have over-sized tires and a lift on my Jeep. Both mechanics thought that might be the problem. I replaced the tires and the problem is still there. Any ideas??

Response From Tom Greenleaf

I tend to agree with the two mechanics - vehicle is altered so all bets off but still need to know all front end parts are tight and not worn.


Dunno what you mean about the cruise control as that shuts off instantly if you touch the brakes so why would that matter?


Sometimes new or not rotors are just not right out of the box. Even machining them doesn't solve all or for long. If a brake is just slightly dragging that wheel will be warm to hot which can aggravate braking and hence the shake felt in steering wheel.


More: Is this or should it be equipped with a steering damper (shock for steering not suspension) ?? It's on the maybe list IMO too.


IDK - I'd hoist front wheels and see them spin free and check all parts for free-play -- not much of any allowed. The lift all depending may have hopelessly thrown off alignment specs but should be showing as odd tire wear.


In short if all is safe I blame it on being altered if nothing else found,


T

Response From SandiP

Thank you for responding Tom.

The lift was done right after I got the vehicle. It didn't start shaking until 3 years later.

I mentioned the cruise control because I frequently use the decrease speed option. This engages the brakes. The steering wheel does not shake at all while braking when I use this feature.

I replaced the tires because the tire threads were getting worn and the mechanic thought that was the problem. but replacing them didn't stop the shaking.

Response From Tom Greenleaf

I was UNAWARE that any current cruise controls actually apply brakes! Either it doesn't or just never noticed one literally since the 1960s! Even so it would be the same brakes and no clue why that would matter.


OK - any lash (free-play) in steering anything to do with holding wheels in place, suspension, -- all of it has some play if you jockey a wheel watching a free steering wheel by hand you'll notice some.


All steering I know of (check for yourself*) will have intentional free-play when not set to dead straight ahead as positioned by steering wheel, mark on shaft, down to whatever u-joints and probably a damper for less road annoying feel thru steering wheel such that it will compensate for the different arcs of a turn as well as possible to avoid scrubbing.


Test if you don't believe me - shut off vehicle. Put key so steering is not locked or not I guess, turn to near an extreme left or right and feel the play. When pointed straight ahead there should be almost none.


Sometimes in the course of messing with cars/vehicles a steering wheel gets "centered" but just removing it and placing it back on not paying attention to the real center for either a rack and pinion or gear box type and will be forever not perfect. Any slight reason for a vibration will likely show up as wheel vibrations if there's play in certain conditions and may go away or be constant.


In lifting this thing it about had to have something done to accommodate a lot of things and it might have been then but waited to show itself - can't know without checking hard in person.


Not here to discourage some fun and been there but an incredible amount of engineering goes into the angles of alignment, tire sizes, center of gravity and so on it's a real brain twist.


Again - all parts need to be known good. Suspension and steering parts need prying and putting load or weight of vehicle just right on where to expose that possible wear or it wont show up.


About now I think you have effectively ruled out tires themselves. Takes real time to check all the items possible and IMO not done very often and should be with every responsible alignment job.


If checking and hoisting yourself to check things just be aware of what you may pry on to not harm anything.


Sorry for the novel - there's a lot to do with how a vehicle steers and is suspended,


T

Response From SandiP Top Rated Answer

thank you both for the responses. The ball joints and tie rods were replaced last year.

Sounds like this is beyond my comprehension.

I don't know much about cars. Just enough to know when something is wrong. I try to get it looked at or fixed right away. Sadly i have made many trips to my mechanic and found that it was just a stone that got lodged or something else.

I just assumed that because the speed decreased when I press the decel button on the cruise control, that meant the brakes were engaged. Didn't know you could stop a vehicle any other way. Again I don't know much about cars. Just trying to fix the problem before it gets worse. I love my Jeep and don't want to have it break down on me.

Response From Tom Greenleaf

Ya - there's a boatload to know to just scratch the surface of understanding vehicles. Hard to be concise to explain and even with years at it there's always something to surprise even the best of techs.


No matter and it takes real help to find some issues by someone with the time in a rat-race world of drive-thru repair and such.


Side note on the cruise control. When (they did and I owned one) have cruise that applied brakes! You could watch the pedal get pulled down. That was on some with controls on the steering wheel. Braking was called "retard" on them. I actually found it a bit dangerous as the longer you held it the harder it tried to stop and about thru you thru the windshield!


Other - grease the heck out of this vehicle as kev2 said there's a lot of stresses on parts and your new parts should have fittings - do them or make sure they get done as they can go fast,


T

Response From kev2

I do not think the decrease speed engages the brakes-

The brakes and rotors have been done- eliminating that, next would be suspension check loose components- tie rod ends, control arms, bearing preload, etc, the lift is hard on components- last an alignment check