[DMCForum] Re: More rear wheel-bearing nonsense
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[DMCForum] Re: More rear wheel-bearing nonsense



I didn't before, but since the sound has changed, I may now. I'll try
it after work.

This is still more fun than chasing engine phantoms.

Rich

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "timnagin" <timnagin@xxxx> wrote:
> If you lift the rear end up and spin the tires with your hands do
you hear
> the sound?
>
> Greg
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cruznmd [mailto:racuti1@xxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2004 11:15 AM
> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DMCForum] More rear wheel-bearing nonsense
>
>
> After replacing a rear wheel bearing that I feared would wreck me on
> the way to Florida in February, it appears that I have replaced the
> wrong side.
>
> The noise never really diminished or stopped. In fact, it's changed
> subtly. Instead of a wow-wow-wow noise that increases/decreases in
> frequency with changes in speed, it seems to be a steady howling
now.
>
> There is no vibration. No wheels wiggle or have slop in them. The
> noise is definitely in the rear. Passengers listening say the
> driver's side. I can't quite tell, personally. I just drained and
> refilled the transmission. No metal filings were noted. The CV joint
> boots are totally sealed. No tears, no contamination.
>
> I'm hoping I just guessed the wrong side when I installed the new
> bearing before. Any thoughts or suggestions?
>
>
> Rich A.
> #5335


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