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    2006 1.9 cdti 120 vectra


    Hi guys hopefully someone can help me i just bought the car and i've noticed a whining/humming noise coming from what seems like the front left wheel, the noise only appears to become audible between 60-80 kph and i have tried steering side to side and no change to the noise also disengaged the clutch and noise remains the dealership have changed the front left wheel bearing but the noise is still there

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    I know it sounds daft but have you checked tyre pressures/condition?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveW555 View Post
    I know it sounds daft but have you checked tyre pressures/condition?
    Yup, are the tyres quite worn? Vec C seems notorious for tyre drone.

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    sounds like tyres to me chap!

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    hey guys all 4 tyres are fairly new i might try rotate them do you think this will have any affect on it???

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    Quote Originally Posted by jizmonger View Post
    hey guys all 4 tyres are fairly new i might try rotate them do you think this will have any affect on it???
    Yes mate swap the tyres front to back, if the noise moves with it you know it's the tyre. As has been said above tyre droning seems common on the vec but usually it's from the rear.

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