Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Noise coming from wheels

asked by on

i am getting a noise on the passagener side and its like you are flicking cards kind of noise. it gets louder as speed is increased. i am too afraid to drive the car with 4 children, i have been to 2 diff garages each with a diff story . one suggested a steering rack and the other thinks its the part worn tyres i put on is causing the problem. i did however only start to hear the npise after the tyres were replaced. im just worried as one saying such an expensive part and the other nothing .

My car has 101000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: If you suspect a tire problem, the easiest ...

If you suspect a tire problem, the easiest way to verify it is to rotate the tires and see if the apparent source of the noise moves. Tires can cause a multitude of sounds and they don’t have to have visible damage to do so. Another possibility would be a wheel bearing or even a hub cap if you have them. If you can’t figure it out, contact YourMechanic and they can send a technician to your home or office to diagnose the noise our for you firsthand for an accurate repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

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: How do I wash the wheels on my truck?

Over time, the tires on your truck will become dirty. Cleaning the wheels regularly will ensure that they maintain their shine. To clean the wheels. Use Motorcraft Wheel and Tire Cleaner to clean the wheel. Remove tar and grease....

Q: Car stalling at first start, black smoke from exhaust

Hello. There are a few possibilities for why your car is stalling when you first start it. Your car’s coolant temperature sensor could be sending the wrong information to the PCM, which will cause the PCM to send the wrong...

Q: Car engine sounds like vacuum cleaner.

The issue sounds like the timing belt is put on 180 degrees off making the exhaust the open when trying to start and the intake open when trying to compression. This will cause a vacuum sucking sound as the vehicle...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...