Wheel bearing noise

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Re: Wheel bearing noise

Post by deeppurple » Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:19 pm

Thanks BristolRich. Will look for a empty supermarket tonight.
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Re: Wheel bearing noise

Post by deeppurple » Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:12 am

Good news, it's the wheel bearing ring. And they will change it for free because it's covered by warranty.
The problem is that they only can do it at january 18. I hope the wheel doesn't fall out :)
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Re: Wheel bearing noise

Post by BristolRich » Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:45 am

deeppurple wrote:Good news, it's the wheel bearing ring. And they will change it for free because it's covered by warranty.
The problem is that they only can do it at january 18. I hope the wheel doesn't fall out :)
January 2018...or January 18th? ;)

Glad you got a diagnosis and a fix... 8-)
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Re: Wheel bearing noise

Post by JohnYoung » Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:41 pm

BristolRich wrote:You can test the CV joints yourself and without getting dirty.

Find a car park and put the car on full lock. Drive in a circle increasing the speed gently. Repeat in the other direction.

If you hear or feel a clunk then the CV joint is on its way out. IIRC some members have had their track rod ends replaced? By no means scientific but will indicate duff joints.

I've done that many times when trying out second hand cars before buying
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Re: Wheel bearing noise

Post by deeppurple » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:30 am

BristolRich wrote:
deeppurple wrote:Good news, it's the wheel bearing ring. And they will change it for free because it's covered by warranty.
The problem is that they only can do it at january 18. I hope the wheel doesn't fall out :)
January 2018...or January 18th? ;)

Glad you got a diagnosis and a fix... 8-)
Hehe. Sorry. January 18th.
Thanks for your support
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Re: Wheel bearing noise

Post by deeppurple » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:32 am

JohnYoung wrote:
BristolRich wrote:You can test the CV joints yourself and without getting dirty.

Find a car park and put the car on full lock. Drive in a circle increasing the speed gently. Repeat in the other direction.

If you hear or feel a clunk then the CV joint is on its way out. IIRC some members have had their track rod ends replaced? By no means scientific but will indicate duff joints.

I've done that many times when trying out second hand cars before buying
I never did it untill last week. It's fun. But must tell you that i was affraid the wheel could fall out :)
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