Q: Wheel noises

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When i turn the wheel it makes a loud humming noise, especially when im accelerating at the same time to turn. Any time i turn the wheel and i can feel it in the steering wheel. Its simple but its driving me crazy.

Hi there:

What you’re describing is typically an indication of damaged wheel bearings. One of the most overlooked yet highly critical parts of the drive-axle and steering assembly are the wheel bearings. Every wheel on your car is attached to a hub and inside this hub is a set of lubricated wheel bearings that allows your tires and wheels to spin freely without building up too much heat. They are engineered to last a very long time, however, eventually they will lose their lubricity, wear out, and need to be replaced. If they break entirely, it can cause a wheel/tire combination to fall off the car while at speed, leading to a very unsafe driving situation.

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