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    My 52 plate 1.8 vectra has developed a noise when the car is moving 30 or above, the noise is at its loudest about 45 but can be heard constant at any speed over 30.

    It sounds like big chunky tyres on a concrete road surface, my vectra is driven on tarmac with normal road tyres!!

    I tried coasting to see if the noise was linked to engine revs, but it reamined when the revs had dropped off.

    Any thoughts gratefully received.

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    did you knock it out of gear and coast?
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    I coasted via clutch to the floor, I did not take the car out of gear

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    coast with it out of gear and clutch pressed down
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    sounds like a wheel bearing to be honest

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    Tried the coasting with clutch out, car out of gear. No different.......

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    what tyres are you using
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    wheel bearings

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