Humming Noise = Bad Bearing?

Andrew Duane andrew at
Wed Oct 12 12:38:37 EDT 2005

Likely is a bad right-side bearing. Possibly also CV Joint.

Hairy green toads from Mars made mkb say:
> hey folks,
> On my 97 A4 18tqa, I'm getting a type of low, dull
> humming sound at around 50-60 mph, apparently from the
> rear.  Kind of disappears at around 70'ish.
> Also, moving the steering wheel to the right effects
> it, i.e. noise goes away on right hand curves but
> comes back on straights and left turns?


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