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Re: CGT: Wheel Howling



Couldn't this also be the brake wear mechanical warning. That is nasty
loud.
Ralph Cook

John Cunningham wrote:
> 
> try wheel bearings.  soon.  easy to check:  jack up the corner(s) in question,
> spin the tire by hand and listen and feel for crunches and general lack of
> smoothness.
> 
> or first even, my other easier favorite wheel bearing check:  after driving it
> with the symptom showing (howling), jump out (stop the car first) and feel the
> center of the wheel around the hub for temp.  bad wheel bearing will usually be
> heating that sucker up nicely.  you do have to compare this against the temp of a
> non-howling wheel to adjust for brake heat.
> 
> Klvbiz@cs.com wrote:
> 
> > Hello Audi Fans,
> >
> > Has anyone experienced any wheel howling noises? This noise gets higher
> > pitched with increased Rpm's. Is this telling me to rotate/balance wheels, or
> > do I need rear brake pad replacements?
> >
> > Ken
> > 86.5 CGT
> 
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