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gg 5/17/2010

1999 Isuzu Rodeo LSE 6 Cyl 3.2L

Preventive Maintenance

My SUV makes a grinding type noise when I hit the accelarator.

I thought at one time, it was a signal that I needed oil in my engine. but now...it still does it and only hear when I hit accelarator. Also how or when should a tie rod be replaced?

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yboy82

yboy82 1/10/2011

Where did you hear the grinding is it in your rear axle area or rear of the vehicle? Did you already check the condition of your U-joint and differential drive pinion?

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david

david 1/10/2011

is a strait drive ck release bearing ,clutch may be wore down to rebits and grind and cut fly up,ck a/c,alt,idler pully,tencher pully,bearings ,ck timing belt tencher pull and idler bearings,ck water pump bearings .take drive belt or belts off see if it makes same noise ck pully with hand turn or spin lesson for bad bearings

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david

david 1/10/2011

ck tie rod jack up wheel off the ground have someone shake to side to side to check for loss play in tie rods look an see if tie rods move any at all shood be tight if not replace there no certin mileage to change tie rods

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