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    Default Aaarrrrrgggghhhhhh!!!

    Ok experts i need your help!!!

    Funny whirring sound from rear left wheel... getting louder at speed.

    1. What could it be?

    and

    2. If its the wheel bearing, how much is it gonna set me back, parts and fitting separate if possible

    cheers guys

    Russ

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    Sounds like a wheel bearing to me dont know how much or how hard it is to do but im sure someone will be along to help soon.

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    Classic wheel bearing noise mate. Not sure on price having never bought one. PM Mark (GSi3.2), he'll tell you how much they're likely to be.
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    yes m8 it sounds like the wheel bearing is on the way out

    best way is to jack the rear wheel of the floor and release the hand brake, then spin it by hand then if it makes a humming noise then it is the bearing

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    yes mate deffo sound's like bearing to me too, don't know how much or how 2 either i'm affraid
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    doh! sounds expensive!!!!!!!!

    lets hit me with a price folks lol

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    100 quid should be the max mate bearing around 40 few hours labour to fit it

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    hmmmm, anyone know if there easy to fit?

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    Genuine I think they were around £200, trade wise was about £150 I think, my memory is a bit rusty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danBoy View Post
    Genuine I think they were around £200, trade wise was about £150 I think, my memory is a bit rusty.
    sounds abit expensive for a wheel bearing?

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