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Quick mechanical question.

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by eliasbboy, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

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    I seem to be able to fix or at least improve most items on Gods green earth except those that fall into the automobile department. That is why I look to others for advice on my current sitcheeAshun.

    Is it a bad thing when the front end of your Expidition sounds like somebody threw a bag of hammers into a wood chipper?

    After adjusting my radio volumizer knob clockwise the sound no longer bothers me, but I have managed to attract a caravan of 3 or 4 tow trucks, all following me with a "we're eatin steak tonight!" look in their eyes.
     
  2. Atomic Wedgie

    Atomic Wedgie Crash Victim

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    It's probably the flux capacitor out of alignment.
     
  3. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards Gold

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    Could be a ball joint..Tie rod..Or separated tire I need more info
     
  4. chrisfromvegas

    chrisfromvegas HOOLIGAN

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    Grease the muffler bearings.
     
  5. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards Gold

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    If its grinding and has a roar it could be a wheel bearing
     
  6. chrisfromvegas

    chrisfromvegas HOOLIGAN

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    Loose tie rod adjustment nozzle.
     
  7. chrisfromvegas

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    Check the air in your belts.
     
  8. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards Gold

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    asks questions then bails..I hope yer front end falls off while yer driving down the road and you each shit into a tree
     
  9. DFWTexan1975

    DFWTexan1975 The Saloon News Anchor

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    adjust the doohickey to the dilley ma bopper
     
  10. eliasbboy

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    I called AutoZone with some of your suggestions and he wants to no if I think it's the port or starboard muffler joint. :jj:
     
  11. gridman

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    Never ...EVER..Go to AZ for anything
     
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    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards Gold

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    Is it steering funny? Riding down the road fine but just a noise? engine light on?
     
  13. Spazzmatazz

    Spazzmatazz Band Member Banned User

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    That's an easy one. The connifiner valve is shot. And you probably need you blinker fluid changed.
     
  14. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    check your petcock
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Yes, this has to be it
     
  16. chrisfromvegas

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    Fault kneuter valve, or the shocks are decalibrated.
     
  17. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards Gold

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    I want answers dammit:mad::banghead:
     
  18. eliasbboy

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    I was petting my cock when it happened.

    All kidding aside, my front right wheel locked up for a second, then continued normally the last 3 blocks to my office. Our mechanic can take a peak at it tomorrow so o drove it home relatively slowly (trust me. I know I'm an asshole. I once drove from downtown Chicago to the shop on the southside with a tie rod I held in place with tie wire) and I at least made it home. In sounds more like a grinding sound more than anything. I do have 290000 miles on it. It's a 2001 so I think it's either going to be front wheel drive issues, breaks falling apart, or the obvious flux capacitor issue.
     
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    Rear fender pipe. But that can only be fixed with a left handed monkey wrench.
     
  20. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards Gold

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    Wheel bearing...Jack it up and see if you can move the tire side to side