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1998 mustang 4.6 has a intermittent roaring noise sometime when you start it sometime doesn't start roaring until your driving. Changes from soft roar to loud at times. Makes the sound of a blower roaring. Car doesn't have to be moving. Sound will go away without doing anything.

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Check the smog pump and hoses. They can be load at times. They turn on based on emission requirements. Located on passenger side fender.

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SOURCE: Alero loud humming/roaring sound coming from front end.

That's indicative of a wheel bearing, which is why you were told to change that out. However, it's also possible that the carrier bearings in the differential (where the drive axles attach) have gone bad. That happened to me on my 300ZX several years ago, and I had to replace the diff bearings. I would have them checked out somewhere other than a dealer (you'll probably get a better price from an independent shop).

As a sidenote, to be sure it wasn't a wheel bearing, if you hear it quiet down in a turn one way but get louder in a turn the opposite way, it's likely the wheel bearing. If you turn left at speed and it gets louder, then it's the right bearing (since you're loading up that side of the car). If it gets quieter in a right turn, it's the right side (you're unloading that side of the car and not putting as much weight on it, so it doesn't drag as badly). See if you get that symptom just to be sure that the wrong side front wheel bearing wasn't changed.

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SOURCE: 1997 Dodge Stratus, unknown roar

Try replacing the front end wheel baring(s) If it is a roar that you can hear resonating from the windows, this is most likely it.

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SOURCE: loud roaring noise

jack up front of car get hold of tyre an see if u get any play if u do u may get away with nipping them up a bit

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SOURCE: Makes a low roaring noise when you are at crusing speed.

One of the front wheel bearings are bad. Jack it up and see if one is loose, the noise will usually change if you swerve back and forth while driving. Could also be a rear pinion bearing in the rear axle.

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SOURCE: Loud Roaring Noise

This sounds like a noisy wheel bearing, they really can get loud, but quite when u turn because the weight comes off the wheel..

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Its probably the left side, not only because you replaced the right side, but because it changes on right turns.
When you go into a right turn, the bearings on the left side are under more pressure and torque.
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Possibly a wheel bearing could also be tires. Inspect them for proper wear. Sometims, if it is a wheel bearing the pitch or noise will change when the weight of the vehicle changes, for example going around corners. On your next test drive see if you can do some cornering once the noise starts and listen to it, if it changes good chance it's a wheel bearing.

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thump possible anything from bent rim/blown hub cracked caliper something bent knocking out alignment $100+roar could be fan clutch need vehicle scanned for trouble light auto stores such as auto zone and advanced auto do it for free good luck and thank u for using fixya

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