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That most likely is a bad wheel bearing my friend. Jack each corner of the front and see if the wheel and tire will "shake" by trying to move the top of the tire in and out. On rear wheel drive vehicles, the rear axel will move in and out or op and down. If you spin the rear tire you may hear the grinding noise. Change that bearing where it moves or is noisy.
I recommend an inspection of all universal joints or CV(constant volocity) joints, whichever apply on the vehicle! A quick inspection of the rear suspension at the same time should reveal the source of the unusual noises that you describe.
A reputable service shop will do the inspection for free or for a minimal fee.
Have a great day!
I live in Australia and Hankook have a good reputation here for longer wear and quiter ride than some others and they are well priced,road noise is an issue with some tires so I would get several opinions from tire places but you should get a similar response if you make sure you talk about road noise being an issue,as some tread patterns are designed for being quiet,bottom line Hankook Tires are fine
if your looking for a really good inexpensive tire that will last you a while i will suggest the Hankook tires. i have owned them in sizes running from 38 12.50 15 to 225/75r15 they are a great tire and virtually no road noise at all. and they are actually very good priced as far as inexpensive.
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Bad hub bearing. Drive the car on a straght EMPTY road .@30 mph or when noise is audible, **** the wheel left than right (similar to a race car warming. tires) and listen if there is a change in the sound if so its a front bearing if not it should be a rear bearing .Jack the rear of the vehicle up and spin the tire holding onto the strut. Feel and listen for a vibration or noise. This should pinpoint that elusive noise.Let me know Good hunting
You most likely have a bad wheel bearing. Jack the car up to the extent that the rear wheel is of the ground pull in and out on the top of the tire if you feel any free free play or loosness do not drive the vehicle untill you get it fixed. Check both sides as it can be dificult to determine wich side the noise is comeing from.
I would first rule out the possibility of a "rough" tire making the
noise. You can move the two front tires to the rear of the vehicle and
see if that changes the noise any. If it does, you might have a worn
tire that needs replacing or a tire that has worn unevenly and should
be rotated and balanced more often....