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Re: Howling sound: need help
Even though you checked the wheel bearings, that sounds like a
When driving, does the noise diminish at all going around a curve or
turning a corner? If so, that would mean that is in fact a wheel
bearing. If not, I'm mistaken.
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Subject: Howling sound: need help
Author: Vikram_Mittal@notes.pw.com at Internet
Date: 4/4/96 05:49 PM
I have this 1988 Audi 80 (2.0 liter engine). It has the 5 speed
tranny. Whenever, I go over 40 mph I get this loud howling
sound. It becomes less after doing over 70 mph for an hour
but that maybe my imagination.
We checked the differential fluid level and that is ok. Also,
on rotating the wheels, there is no sideways motion - I think that
means that the bearings are ok.
One symptom is that whever I engage gears (let out the clutch)
I always hear a thump as if there is some slack. Could it be
that the differential has worn out ?? Please help as I do not
want to get stranded on the highway or create more