Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Noise from the tires when driving

asked by on

My tires are making a very odd noise. All my tires have normal wear, however the tread is separated on two of them. What is causing the strange sounds from my tires?

If you have two tires that are coming apart, it’s safe to say that this is the cause of the noise. Now we just need to figure out why the tires are separate to begin with. This is typically caused from age (over three years), overloading the tires, or excessive heat from running low on pressure with a load on the vehicle.

Have the tires looked at for a possible warranty with the tire manufacture. If you want a second opinion on this, have the vehicle looked at by a qualified mechanic who can pinpoint the source of the sound you’re experiencing.

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
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Noise from the tires when driving

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: My tire has a bubble. I'm told that this is a manufacturing issue and I should take the tire to get it exchanged. Is that true ?

This will depend on where the bubble is and what caused it. A bubble is usually caused by hitting a curb or something like a pot hole. This is why tire companies try and sell you road hazard insurance when...

Q: Clutch messed up on my car keeping my truck from parking.

Hello. If the engine is not cranking that can be caused by a number of different reasons. If the truck is equipped with a manual transmission then you may have a failing clutch switch which doesn't allow the starter to...

Q: My brakes make a strong grinding sound when I start my car

This may be difficult to diagnose without hearing the specific type of grinding sound. Depending on how long you hold down the starter button, sometimes this can cause the starter to get hung up on the flywheel if you hold...

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 Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.