While I'm driving down the road, my car makes a really loud roaring noise, what do you think the problem is, could it be the struts or an alignment, the tires are new. I've also checked the bearings and they seem to be tight, the tire doesn't move when examined.
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that depends on if you think the noise is coming from the motor, or the actual road noise that comes with driving , its probably the same at both speeds but sine you have less air and outside noise,, you hear it more at lower speeds. does it make the same noise when started but not moving? if you answer that yes, then its something else besides road noise, if it is no, then get your front end checked, it could be anything from a bad alignment to a bad wheel bearing, or bad brake ,
3 suggestions for you, you may need to check the tire pressure, get a tire alligment done, or you have a bad wheel bearing, usally a bad wheel bearing make's a loud roaring sound going down the road. I hope I have helped you.
I think the fan clutch is locked up. With the engine off the fan should rotate by hand with a cold engine. When the engine heats up, the fan clutch locks up to cool the engine, and unlocks after it cools it down to approx 160 deg F. This is to help with fuel milage and noise.
It really sounds like a wheel bearing to me, If you drive down a straight smooth road and gently rock the steering wheel back and forth, you can sometimes tell which side it is by the way the car loads the front wheels. I believe this bearing can be purchased as hub and bearing assembly so it is fairly easy to replace but the part is pricey. Remove the wheel, brake caliper and rotor, look through the hub flange access holes and undo the mounting bolts and pull the bearing assembly out of the knuckle.