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2012 Honda Rancher Front End Squeel

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I have a squeel on the front end of my Rancher. Sounds like it may be coming from where the input shaft goes into the back of the front differantial but I cant be too sure.

Any suggestions guys?

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check and make shure you dont have any sand or rocks in the front brakes ... then if thats not it .. i would put it on jackstands and take the front tires off ... start it ..put it in gear and use a piece of rubber hose and poke it around ware u think the noise is comming from with the other end up at your ear so u can hear the sounds comming thrugh the hose ...... an old piece of garden hose ..or a piece of 3/8 or 1/2 inch fuel line will work great .. this will make it alot easyer to pin point the area the noise is comming from ..and keep your hands / fingers away from moving parts...

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Is it a squeal when moving or over bumps?

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