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    Default bit of help please

    driving home tonight from work, i noticed a sort of humming noise coming from the back of my signum. its like a drone sort of noise which increases with speed, at low speed theres no noise but as i increase to around 30- 35 it gets louder.
    just wondering if anyone can give me some ideas as to what it could be

    cheers in advance

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    tyre pressures worth a check or maybe a wheel bearing on the wayout.

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    Could be a number of things mate could be your bearings or another common one is the tyers.

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    just checked the pressures and they are both spot on

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    How new are your rear tyres?

    If they have been on for a while they could have developed the uneven wear pattern which can cause noise on these cars.

    There are two things you can do.

    1. jack up the rear and spin the wheels to check for bearing noise/play

    if they seem fine

    2. swap the rears to the front to see if that cures it

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    is it a big job if its the bearings

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    You'll probably find its the tyres, mine have just worn down and they made a droning noise. Now replaced with new tyres and noise has gone

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