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Humming noise from front end

The front end, right side i think, is making a humming noise, like when you go over a metal grate bridge, or the sound of an airplane propeler. it's not in harmony with the trans as I can turn off the car and still here the noise while rolling. it gets loude as you speed up, and winds down as you slow down. Also, if i put the ca in nuetral and brake, the front end bucks just before coming to a complete stop .... it doesn't do that if I leave the car in gear.

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    when i tap the brakes the noise goes away then i let off it comes back when i let off the throttle the noise gets worse

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    This is not a problem all the time. when it happens sounds a little like gears scraping.

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Sounds like a bad wheel bearing - have it checked out at a reputable shop and changed, the sooner the better.

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