PS wheel bearing

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Tue Apr 29 09:13:42 PDT 2008

Schaible, David wrote:
> I just new tires put on and now I have the classic bearing
> drone......makes sense or incompentence from mavis ??  could you damage
> a WB by changing a tire??

I could be wrong, but I suppose if you had the car on a lift and dropped
the car hard, compressing the suspension past the weak shocks to the bump
stops that are missing the rubber bumpers so the wheel bearings take the

Are you sure it's not the new tires making a droning noise different from
the old tires?

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant, w/ quattro, V6, Tiptronic, :)
'91 200 TQA #1, backup car
gone but not forgotten:
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody", now with new owner
'91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke

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