Noise turning right
spdracerut at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 14:58:15 CST 2012
Maybe rubbing an inner fender liner?
On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Jim Wright <wrightj at apple.com> wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2012, at 9:10 AM, George Roffe wrote:
> > Jim,
> > Can you be a little more descriptive of the noise? First thought goes to
> soft engine mount either causing some vibration (classic symptom for the
> classic) or that something is rubbing something it shoulding. This could
> include exhaust vibration, betls rubbing something or ??? Hard to guess
> without a better description. Look for some witness marks. I wonder if the
> engine could be rising up enough to contact the fire mat under the hood?
> Hey Geo. The noise is basically a loud howling, there's a definite rhythm
> from the speed of the tire rotation. At first I thought I had hit a rumble
> strip between lanes, it wasn't until I hit another similar turn at similar
> speed that I heard the noise again, but not quite as loud. I don't hit
> any hard rights like that to/from work, so I'm going to give another listen
> at lunch today, but it really sounds like it's coming from the front
> passenger wheel.
> I had a full inspection done last summer at the dealer before the
> performance driving school I did, and there were no signs of mount issues,
> serpentine belt was replaced at that time too (what a bear to change
> those!). I'll be doing a good visual inspection tonight and I'll try to
> get under it to see if anything jumps out.
> On Mar 6, 2012, at 7:47 AM, Kieran A. Lavin wrote:
> > Tire squeal from crappy tires?
> Nope. Tires are in great shape, about 9 months old, well under 10k miles.
> > ---- Jim Wright <wrightj at apple.com> wrote:
> > =============
> > Yesterday I had a new noise, wanted to hit the list for some ideas. I
> was taking a fairly sharp right hand turn at about 45MPH, at the sharpest
> point in the turn I heard a roaring noise coming from what seemed to be the
> right side front. I tried again on a similar turn at slower speed, nothing,
> no problems straight line, managed to hear it briefly on another right at
> similar speed.
> > Since this is only turning and not straight line, I think the bearings
> are OK, and this may be CV joint? It might be a day or so before I can get
> under the car with a light, anyone have any other thoughts? Model is '06
> Sentra SE-R Spec V.
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