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    Question Possible wheel bearing ?

    Got a noise on the new car, when i set of it it pretty much there the noise and is a loud rumble,

    When i turn left it is loud when i turn right it has gone, strighten up and it is back again

    Can i say it is the N/S front bearing ?

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    or possible a sticking brake cali feel the wheels after a drive and check if that 1 is hotter

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    cheeres fella will do

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    Quote Originally Posted by peadar View Post
    or possible a sticking brake cali
    Usual symptom for that is a dreadful crunching noise during applying a full footbrake application whilst stationery

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    it is def not crunching or anything it is just a aloud groaning noise

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    front passenger groaning/moaning? if not then probably does sound like a wheel bearing although they tend to droan rather than moan
    Plasma's Tech2 services are now open and able to provide services

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    Quote Originally Posted by plasma View Post
    front passenger groaning/moaning? if not then probably does sound like a wheel bearing although they tend to droan rather than moan
    lol we call it a moan

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    I need to replace my o/s front wheel bearing too.

    Is this a PITA job that's best left to the garage?

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    I'm having the same problem, as shown here - http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=129503

    F***ed if I know either! Older cars were simple to find if the wheel bearings were fubar.

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    If you have a moderate amount of tools then its quite a do-able job.
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