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2003 Altima rear end noise

Almost sound like bearings going bad. Is this possible. Dull humming from rear end , gets louder the faster it goes

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  • docrkim Dec 08, 2008

    if bearing is bad should I go ahead and have both sides replaced

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Loud humming noise coming from the rear of the car. Gets louder when speed is increased diminishes when driving slow. Muffler is fine had it checked out.

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It is either a tire or you have a wheel bearing going bad. sounds like a bad bearing. you can usually narrow down side by driving and turning the side that is bad will get louder when weight shifts to that side and quieter when weight shifts off

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  • TripleTauto
    TripleTauto Dec 08, 2008

    no just replacing the bad side should be fine it doesnt mean the other side is going to go out soon .

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