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Humming noise coming from front end. It starts about 20 mph and the pitch gets higher as speed is increased?

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More than likely it may be a wheel bearing, if the sound gets louder. Jackup the side where you think the sound is coming from, and spin the wheel to see. You can jack up one tire and get in vehicle put foot on brake start engine then put it in drive with foot on brake, release brake slowly. Wheel will spin and you can tell if thats the one.( put E-brake on first ) Let down and do the same on the other side to check it. As long as one wheel is on the ground the car will not move. Then you can tell if its a wheel bearing or not. God-Bless you and your family!

Posted on Apr 08, 2015

  • carl blood sr Apr 08, 2015

    if it is a bad wheel bearing you can or have someone fixit for you buy buying the bearing yourself at an auto parts store, far less then what a dealer wants. check the tires also for feathering.

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