[ROVERNET - UK] noise from underneath
rovercar at comcast.net
Thu Oct 18 20:56:07 BST 2007
I'm coming into this late, but has anyone mentioned the rear wheel
bearings. I had a howling sound that sounded like tire noise. When I put
a second set of used wheel bearings in the back, the noise completely
disappeared. This noise was, however, more or less constant.
Ron Venter wrote:
> How old are the tyres? It is surprising how much noise
> they can make when the rubber starts getting a bit hard. New tyres
> transformed my wife's P6.
> Ron V.
> At 03:17 AM 07-10-17, you wrote:
>> I have a noise problem with my 2000SC from 1967, 28.000 genuine
>> miles.When driving along at 40-50 mph
>> there is a howling sound slightly varying in note (with a frequency
>> of appr.3-5 per second).
>> Of course diff oil has been controlled and the splines lubricated.
>> The noise is there whether engine pulling or on the
>> Nor is there a change in the note when swinging the car from side to
>> side on the road.
>> Concerning the gearbox mountings, should it be necessary to replace
>> after only 28.000 miles?
>> My local mechanic recommend me to drive on and see what happens!!!
>> Does anyone have experienced similar problem? As you can understand,
>> the car is in very healthy condition.
>> henning helmer
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