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1998 GMC JIMMY 4 WHEEL DRIVE, NOISE COMING FROM FRONT WHEEL AREA

We have suddenly started hearing a noise coming from the front wheel area of the car. It sounds like a loud hum that you might hear when you have snow tires on dry pavement or a rough surface. When we stop and put foot on brake, we get a clunk and then the noise usually goes away when you start to drive again. We thought it might be a wheel bearing and had it changed, but that has not solved the problem. Believe it may be CV joint. Brake calipers have been checked to make sure they weren't sticking. Anybody have an idea what this could be.

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  • dewolfej Apr 20, 2009

    My husband concurs. He believes that is what is making the noise.

  • akubena2001 May 11, 2010

    Im the one that just asked the question about the loud noise on my dodge grand caravan. I was wanted to clairify it is is certainly the u joints. Did it make a real loud noise like I broke something or ran over something. When I tried to go it made a real loud noise with a **** and would no longer continue to go. I would certainly appreciate it. Thank YOu.

  • akubena2001 May 11, 2010

    did it make a loud noise before it stopped moving, like you ran or broke something. it was loud. Then when i tried to take off it jerked with a loud noise and would not go

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It is the u joints on the front drive shaft ,i had the same problem and like too never found it!!!

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