Vibration on 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited.

30

Asked by Jeepguy117 Dec 30, 2015 at 06:01 PM about the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

First post here, I thought I'd give it a shot to figure
out my situation.
I own a 2004 jeep grand Cherokee and at 30mph I
start to feel a vibration with steady pressure on the
gas pedal. When i let off the gas it goes away.
What could cause this to happen.

13 Answers

153,325

Possible u-joint in the drive shaft going bad, Is this an automatic?

3 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
30

Yes it's an automatic,

2 people found this helpful.
153,325

Another cause for a vibration would be loose torque converter bolts, just 3 of them & easily checked by taking off the inspection cover and checking them. Can you tell what area it is coming from?

2 people found this helpful.
30

Not really, it happens at 30mph when my foot is on the pedal. I feel it in the steering wheel but my friend also felt it in the passenger seat.

1 people found this helpful.
153,325

Also check the drive shaft at the tail-shaft input at the rear of the trany and at the rear end, to make sure there is no play by pulling-pushing on the driveshaft. Check all the things I mentioned, go from there.

1 people found this helpful.

i have the same problem except at 80 mph

153,325

Yes, Cabaliero, check your drive line, vibration is probably coming from the rear drive shaft. To inspect the u-joints it is best to pull the driveshaft out. First checking the yoke going into the tranys tail shaft that there is no up and down play there.

1 people found this helpful.
153,325

But going 80 mph you may want to check you tires for balance also, may have lost a wheel weight or something causing a wheel to be out of balance.

I would have driveshaft shop bal check the front driveshaft. The u joints there are hard to tell if bad by feeling with hand. Its super common for rear joint of front shaft to be cause which can blow transfer case apart from vibration. Also sounds like a rear diff noise. Def dont ignore it.

I have a vibration when going in steady speed, a bit higher load or I speed up slowly. The vibration disperse when I either use the kick-down or slow down. This happens for the mostly in either 4 or 5th gear.

Any suggestion what can cause this vibration?

A vibration at any speed can be caused by the following: Tires having significantly different air pressures on the same axle example 1 front tire is 5-10 lbs lower than the other this will cause a vibration. Also it will pull to the side that has lower air pressure. Tires our of balance front or back Wheels out of alignment could be just front end alignment or even rear wheel alignment or both First check air and have shop balance tires. Also, make sure you are rotating tires regularly - ever oil change or at least every other oil change. Plus have front tires balanced 1 time per year. All of this should cost less then $100 to do maybe $150.

Your Answer:

Grand Cherokee

Looking for a Used Grand Cherokee in your area?

CarGurus has 4,751 nationwide Grand Cherokee listings starting at $1,938.

Postal Code:

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

  • #1
    Hornet_2497
    Reputation
    5,670
  • #2
    G A Arne
    Reputation
    4,650
  • #3
    thejeepdoctor
    Reputation
    4,360
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Durango
41 Great Deals out of 921 listings starting at $5,995
Used Ford Explorer
42 Great Deals out of 2,872 listings starting at $3,999
Used Toyota 4Runner
17 Great Deals out of 1,046 listings starting at $7,700
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
14 Great Deals out of 720 listings starting at $6,871
Used Ford F-150
204 Great Deals out of 12,236 listings starting at $2,197
Used Jeep Wrangler
28 Great Deals out of 1,621 listings starting at $5,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
110 Great Deals out of 10,153 listings starting at $3,655
Used Ford Mustang
24 Great Deals out of 1,835 listings starting at $1,048

Used Cars For Sale

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
333 listings starting at $47,998
2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 158 listings starting at $36,997
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 206 listings starting at $30,990
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
63 listings starting at $24,977
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
49 listings starting at $19,889

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.