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Posts Tagged: bearing noise

Growling noise from front end

Fix Growling noise from front end Chrysler has issued a technical service bulletin #02-004-12 relating to a growling or humming noise coming from the front wheel bearings on 2008-10 Dodge Grand Caravan and Town and Country minivans. The bulletin applies to vehicles built before Oct 15, 2012. Chrylser is extending the warranty on these bearing for 5-yrs or 90,000 miles. If you hear this noise and are within the extended warranty period, take the vehicle to your Chrysler dealer for a free replacement. If you’re outside the warranty period, replace … Read More

Diagnose squeak noise, creaks, and squeals

Diagnose squeak noise, creaks, and squeals If you want to be seen as a Car Doctor, you have to look like one. Owning (and wearing) an automotive stethoscope is just the right way to do that. It’s also the perfect way to diagnose squeak noise, creaks, and squeals. Plus, it a great accessory for your Car Doctor toolbox. A stethoscope is the first tool a pro uses to narrow down the source of humming, grinding, buzzing, squealing, or a screaming bearing. Old-timers use an old garden hose. But a professional … Read More


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