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Roaring noise increases as speed increases. It sounds like it is coming from front end.

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SOURCE: Humming noise in front end of truck

I'm having the same problem with my 2006 Chevy 2500 duramax...The humming starts at 25mph and then gets less prominent and then at 50mph it gets more prominent and louder, then at 60mph you can hardly hear it.....I did notice a little bit of leakage where the front axel meets the from diff on the drivers side.
Any suggestions?

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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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.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Loud roaring noise in front, steering wheel has vibration, replaced tires didn't help.

have your wheel bearings checked.

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Rotating wheel noise from front end

That is the bearings going bad on it.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: roaring noise front end

it sounds like a bad hub bearing

try raising the front end off of the ground and spin the tires by hand and feel for roughness in the hubs

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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