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ugh....I feel for ya, man. Usually, I feel like I'm the only one with this kind of "luck".

If you're gonna dive into the power steering system, make sure you DON'T use regular power steering fluid. Our Jeeps (all engines, per my manual) require a specific hydraulic fluid....has to be MS-10838 or equivalent, which there aren't many options out there. The official Mopar (68234631AA), which I was able to get on Amazon, and Penray. Links and discussion HERE
 

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I'm going to check its levels...its too ironic it would start whining im hoping its low on fluids. But definitely saw that thread, thanks man.

Also started hearing a chirp this morning driving lol, definitely likely a wheel hub but having super limited funds ill see what rhe shop says Wednesday.
 

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ha...well, if it's just low....that usually means there's a leak....but i think for all the other noises, just turn up your radio at this point! 😄😆
 

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Lol the ironic thing is I asked both shops prior to look for a leak and neither found one
 

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yea....'cause your luck with these shops lately has really shined through 😆
 

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Ok dropped it off at a shop that specializes in tinkered and tinkering Jeeps and 4x4s :) All American Four Wheel Drive. They spent an entire day driving and listening and putting it on racks and checking everything trying to find it. Looks like it may be tcase related all around, the fluid was good but they found a good bit of metal pieces on the magnet, so found something, a more expensive something :(. Waiting for pics and parts needed.
 

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Ok dropped it off at a shop that specializes in tinkered and tinkering Jeeps and 4x4s :) All American Four Wheel Drive. They spent an entire day driving and listening and putting it on racks and checking everything trying to find it. Looks like it may be tcase related all around, the fluid was good but they found a good bit of metal pieces on the magnet, so found something, a more expensive something :(. Waiting for pics and parts needed.
Oh man......that's a tough break.
 

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I just hope it's it! Lol. They said all in depending on the parts would probably be around $1500, I was like holy shi**, thats half a new one lol. They better be doing a rebuild on it too. Lol.
 

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So shop test drove it after they replaced the tcase seals and tightened the tcase chain. They said most of my noises were gone but to get rid of the rest I have to get a double cardan REAR driveshaft now. Have you guys seen or heard of a double cardan rear on these?
 

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So shop test drove it after they replaced the tcase seals and tightened the tcase chain. They said most of my noises were gone but to get rid of the rest I have to get a double cardan REAR driveshaft now. Have you guys seen or heard of a double cardan rear on these?
Yes, I have seen that quite a few people have put them on their Commanders. They have to be custom made. Tom Wood's is the company most get it from now. There was another company that made them, but for some reason they stopped making them for the Commander.

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Well luckily there's about half a dozen shops around Denver that make them. If its a semi common thing then its not unique as I thought and just shows the 4 inch lift just slightly throws that rear out just like the front lol. Just another thing to throw some money i don't have at lol! :(. Thank yas.
 

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Well luckily there's about half a dozen shops around Denver that make them. If its a semi common thing then its not unique as I thought and just shows the 4 inch lift just slightly throws that rear out just like the front lol. Just another thing to throw some money i don't have at lol! :(. Thank yas.
You shouldn't need it with the Superlift because of the diff drop. The ones I know of that put them on had 2 1/2" - 3" lifts.

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You shouldn't need it with the Superlift because of the diff drop. The ones I know of that put them on had 2 1/2" - 3" lifts.
@Hawkeyes I got this wrong, sorry. Apparently you do need it with the Superlift. Well, not definitely need, but it wouldn't hurt. FYI, Adam Michael in this post is a certified Jeep mechanic.

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Yeah just weird they would want to put one in the rear :( hrm.
IIRC, the people I have seen doing it are replacing the front and rear. But that may be because the new shafts have replaceable joints and would be easier to service.

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Yep I replaced stock shaft due to bad ujoint a few years back, but now they also want a double cardan back there.
 
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