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What causes wheel bearing noise?

Wheel bearing noise A worn or damaged wheel bearing can make noise that’s similar to a rumbling or roaring sound, but they can also fail without making any noise. Diagnosing wheel bearing noise can be difficult, especially if the wheel bearing failure is in the early stages. See this post on how to diagnose a bad wheel bearing. What causes wheel bearing noise? Wheel bearings come in many styles. The older wheel bearings had a tapered design with a separate bearing for the inner and outer portions of the wheel … Read More

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


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