Q: Humming noise on acceleration mainly when going over 40mph and vibration feeling in gas pedal

asked by on

I have a humming sound on acceleration mainly when over 40mph also a vibration feeling in gas pedal. I replaced both front hubs thinking maybe the rear???

My car has 210000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The symptoms you’re describing sounds like that of a faulty wheel bearing or even a choppy Tire. I would recommend checking your tires for abnormal wear. If you believe the wheel bearings may be causing this issue, I would recommend having a vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine if they are faulty. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done at your home or office

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Humming noise on acceleration mainly when going over 40mph and vibration feeling in gas pedal

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Throttle response in 7.3 power stroke

Hi Blake. Thanks for sending in your question. Quite often, reduced acceleration with a turbo diesel is caused by excessive carbon build-up in the throttle body, the fuel injectors or even the glow plugs being worn out. Usually, the best...

Q: I think the anti-lock security on my car is active and it doesn't start.

Hi there. Look at the anti-theft system on the vehicle and see if the light is flashing. If the light is flashing, then remove the battery cables and leave them off for 13 minutes. While the cables are off, put...

Q: Is a 2003 Mercedes Benz C230 Kompressor a good idea to buy for 8k? The car only has 39k miles on it

Hi there. To be honest, $8,000 for a 2003 Kompressor with less than 40,000 miles is a steal of a deal. However, that also raises some serious questions as to whether the vehicle has been in an accident, or had...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...