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What would cause a loud humming sound from the front end of a vehicle when accelerating?

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bad wheel bearings

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Answer Humming noise from front endI just got my car fixed with the same problem and it was the wheel bearing and it is gone. Was it a fwd car?

if its a front wheel drive vehicle then it could be the axels

1999 Mercury front and humming noises can because by several things. Tire noises are the most common cause. A tire that is not wearing properly can cause a humming noise.

i had the same kind of noise coming from my front end it took me a bit but it was my left wheel bearing. to find out if that is what it is raise the vehicle off the ground place car in nuteral spin wheel by hand and place other hand on strut you will fell vibration on the strut if that is the case

is the humming coming from the front end of the vehicle? i have a 1996 explorer with the same issue. yes the noise come from the front but not all the time seems to make the humming noise when it gets hot

A vibration in the front end of a Volvo S60 while accelerating is due to imbalanced tires. Swap the tires until the right combination is achieved.

Either your front end or your tires needs to be aligned.

Shaking when accelerating and braking show a front end issue. Check the lug nuts to make sure your tires are bolted on tight. Check for play in front end components, like the wheel bearings and tie rod ends. While possibly causing the vibration, the front brakes usually only cause a shake when braking.

The transmission is not shifting in and out of gear or your front joint is going bad

One would really have to hear it in order to determine for certain. Are there any particular conditions existing in which the humming occurs? Wheel bearings are a possibility.

understeer is when a vehicle tries to go straight on , common in front wheel drive cars when accelerating and turning at the same time Oversteer is where the rear of the car slides out common when accelerating hard in a rear wheel drive

wheel bearings are going bad, need to change your hub assembly

Your front, left or right axle needs to be replaced.

We had a humming bird nest in the tree in our front yard. On a branch about 8 feet up.

it would depend on what kind of humming sound you are referring too. If you are over due on a transmission service or what not it will humm at higher speeds and as you slow down the humming slows with it, or if your brakes have gone bad it will make a humming sound once you hit over 30 mph. it could be a lot of things but those are some options to check out

If its a front wheel drive, your cv joint. Another likely cause could be loose lug nuts on your wheel.

Cause it is a front wheel drive vehicle.?

not usually. warped rotors will cause a vibration during braking.


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