2004 Volvo S80 Q&A

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

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? Thanks. -
Answer 1
POSSSIBLE FRT HUB BEARING GOING BAD OR BAD TIRE -
Comment 1
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? -
Answer 2
I agree. Most likely hub bearing. -
Comment 1
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? -