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Krystianjk
10-24-2015, 06:43 AM
So after doing doughnuts on a flat area with sand my jeep made this loud screeching noise and when I was turning into my driveway I had to use a lot of strength to turn right / left ? Any idea? Could be the steering stabilizer?

hydrohut
10-24-2015, 08:10 AM
Just wondering. Is it still in four wheel drive? Lockers disengaged?....
Can't imagine what would be screeching but maybe you over did it.

AllAmericanInfidel
10-24-2015, 12:31 PM
So after doing doughnuts on a flat area with sand my jeep made this loud screeching noise and when I was turning into my driveway I had to use a lot of strength to turn right / left ? Any idea? Could be the steering stabilizer?

I highly doubt it's the steering stabilizer. It's used for dampening. Maybe try taking it off and running without it, see if anything improves. My only guesses would be maybe tie rod, or something internal. If you can throw up a pic of your front axle and steering components maybe someone can see if something is out of place. I agree, check to see if it's still in 4X or if the locker is engaged. I made the mistake once of putting a Detroit non selectable locker in my International Scout and that damn thing screeched and clanked like it was breaking in damn near every turn.

Krystianjk
10-24-2015, 02:56 PM
I highly doubt it's the steering stabilizer. It's used for dampening. Maybe try taking it off and running without it, see if anything improves. My only guesses would be maybe tie rod, or something internal. If you can throw up a pic of your front axle and steering components maybe someone can see if something is out of place. I agree, check to see if it's still in 4X or if the locker is engaged. I made the mistake once of putting a Detroit non selectable locker in my International Scout and that damn thing screeched and clanked like it was breaking in damn near every turn.

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Krystianjk
10-24-2015, 02:57 PM
S170679second picture

Krystianjk
10-24-2015, 02:57 PM
170680third picture.

Krystianjk
10-24-2015, 02:58 PM
T170681 third picture.

jeeeep
10-24-2015, 03:02 PM
I'd check the belt, power steering pump, tensioner pulley

Josh27
10-24-2015, 03:19 PM
I'd check the belt, power steering pump, tensioner pulley

Sounds like power steering pump to me. Blew mine up once and it was a wrestling match to park in parking lots lol.

Krystianjk
10-24-2015, 03:36 PM
Sounds like power steering pump to me. Blew mine up once and it was a wrestling match to park in parking lots lol.

FML that sounds about right, how much did it cost to fix?

HighwayTrout
10-24-2015, 05:16 PM
Does it get easier to turn with higher RPM's?

Sounds like a power steering pump went out. Mine squealed for a it before it totally gave up the ghost.

jeeeep
10-24-2015, 06:53 PM
yeah, power steering pumps generally don't like donuts, causes the fluid to overheat.

If it's under warranty you might me able to get it replaced. you may get lucky flushing and replacing the fluid.

Krystianjk
10-24-2015, 08:17 PM
Oh awesome so since my jeep is still under warranty I might get lucky and have em replace it 🤗

JAGS
10-24-2015, 09:32 PM
Oh awesome so since my jeep is still under warranty I might get lucky and have em replace it 🤗

You running a lift and 35s? Hard to tell from the pics.

Krystianjk
10-25-2015, 05:57 AM
170802yeah 2.5 in. Lift and 35s

Pyro1415
10-25-2015, 06:15 AM
170802yeah 2.5 in. Lift and 35s

Chances are because of the increase size of tires your pump wont be under warranty, but like others have mentioned it sounds like the PS pump. Check the belt first though.

JAGS
10-25-2015, 07:35 AM
170680third picture.


170802yeah 2.5 in. Lift and 35s


Chances are because of the increase size of tires your pump wont be under warranty, but like others have mentioned it sounds like the PS pump. Check the belt first though.

That's one reason I was asking. [emoji106] The other is that in the pic above, the front links look too short and your sway bar is not at the correct angle. Might want to consider some longer links.

OverlanderJK
10-25-2015, 12:21 PM
That's one reason I was asking. [emoji106] The other is that in the pic above, the front links look too short and your sway bar is not at the correct angle. Might want to consider some longer links.

Actually if it's not a rubicon the links are probably fine. Not that sway bar links have anything to do with this.

JAGS
10-25-2015, 03:42 PM
Actually if it's not a rubicon the links are probably fine. Not that sway bar links have anything to do with this.

Ah....good point. And,yeah I know not related. Never mind. Lol