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Old 12-14-2009, 04:39 PM
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Question Loud Humming noise from my front wheels?

I had noticed over the summer a slight humming sound coming from my front wheels. Now that the snow and ice have come and I've been driving with 4x4 alot more...the humming has gotten alot louder. Anybody know what the problem could be here?
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Old 12-14-2009, 05:10 PM
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possibly the fornt hubs or bearing
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Old 12-14-2009, 06:31 PM
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yeah i would say the bearing my tuck started doing that and i changed it out and it stopped right thin just make shure you get the right spline
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Old 12-16-2009, 06:17 AM
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mine also did that, but mine went from humming to grinding sound. so i had the wheel bearings changed
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Old 12-16-2009, 04:40 PM
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Alright my mechanic friend did tell me he thought I needed new bearings up front...I think my 4x4 never disengaged the other day which was why it was so much louder...it never use to be loud while driving in 4x4 could that be something in addition to the bearings?
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Old 12-16-2009, 05:37 PM
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it depends on how bad they are worn the worse they get the louder they get mine did but like i said just make shure you get the right spline they gave me the worng one at 2 diff part houses i think that there are like 3 diff splines for the ranger i may be wrong though
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brute froce cold air intake
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and a 375 watt on the door speakers
Power Acoustik OV2-600 Class A/B Gothic Series 600-Watt Amplifier on two sony 10" subs
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Old 12-23-2009, 06:19 PM
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Well I guess I shoulda took action sooner...I was driving to work this morning and it was icy out so I was driving in 4x4. After about 25 miles of travel a loud thunk and grind came from the front end. When I got pulled over there was smoke coming from the left front wheel well. I took it outta four and the grinding kinda went away but you can still hear it. I think something expensive mighta broke
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