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2004 Volvo S80 Question: Why does the car get a "rumbling" noise in the front?

 

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ronaldsmith, 2.9L 6 Cylinder Turbo, Isabela, PR, March 21, 2012, 15:56
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On a smooth road at speeds over 30 or so, a rumbling noise is hear from the front end. (no vibrations or shaking, etc. -- just the noise.) It seems to increase in volume as the speed increases?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13401 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper March 21, 2012, 16:01
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    POSSSIBLE FRT HUB BEARING GOING BAD OR BAD TIRE

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    ronaldsmith, March 22, 2012, 13:26
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    Thank you. What is a hub bearing and would a local mechanic be qualified to replace it or would I need to go to Volvo?

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    csubak30 March 22, 2012, 02:30
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    I agree. Most likely hub bearing.

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    ronaldsmith, March 22, 2012, 13:27
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    Thank you. What is a hub bearing and would a local mechanic be able to replace it or would I need to go to Volvo?

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