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My car is making a loud humming noise. Starts after about 20mph, if I turn to the left it sorta goes away, but is real loud when I turn to the right. I first though wheel bearing. So I changed them, still made noise so I changed them again thinking just maybe I somehow did it wrong, no luck. Any ideas, next I'm going to try cv shafts

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  • sweet60 Mar 19, 2011

    I jacked up the car one side at a time and put it in gear, it only made the sound when it was jacked up on the driver side. So I replaced the drivers side cv shaft. No luck still makes noise, there is no abnormal tire wear or scuff marks. I though I ran across a forum once that someone said it could be an lower engine mount if you can see a big gap on the top right engine mount. Any truth to that, because there is almost a half inch gap on the top mount

  • sweet60 Mar 31, 2011

    Nope not tires thanks though

  • sweet60 Mar 31, 2011

    nope was none of your suggestions, someone told me it could possibly be the bearing on the transmission I dunno I'm just gonna get a differnt car

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Could be a CV shaft, but it could also be the car is out of alignment causing one of the tires to scuff making the noise. If you've replaced any steering linkage, it may be the cause. Also check to see if a inner tin brake shield is rubbing on a brake rotor or wheel.

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If the cv boots are not torn or leaking they are probly alright.Sure its not the tires?

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