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Unread 08-30-2014, 08:00 AM   #1
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Wub noise from front drivers side tire?

Curious as to what could be causing it. Its not too loud and accelerates when the vehicle accelerates. The two tires in the front are new (goodyear wranglers) but I have had those tires before and have never heard them make that sound.

Could it be out of balance? Could it be the tire itself? Need some help to identify potential issues so I can check them. I'm not sure where to start.

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Unread 08-30-2014, 08:13 AM   #2
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Mine was making a noise a while back, but it was the brakes sticking. By the way what is wub? Wheel unbalanced?
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Unread 08-30-2014, 08:15 AM   #3
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No its literately exactly what it sounds like, a constant deep wub wub wub noise
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Unread 08-30-2014, 08:50 AM   #4
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My old truck did this, it was due to the tires not being balanced/rotated enough leading to uneven wear pattern. Went away when I put new tires on it.
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Unread 08-31-2014, 03:42 PM   #5
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Could be a bad hub or u joint as well.

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Unread 08-31-2014, 05:44 PM   #6
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I will check the joints tomorrow. If its not then I will take it down to get the tires checked for balance.
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Unread 08-31-2014, 05:50 PM   #7
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I have resisted saying this until now, I can no longer resist... every time I think of your tire wub and the wub wub wub sound you described, I think of the old Elmer Fudd cartoons I grew up watching.
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Unread 08-31-2014, 06:34 PM   #8
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Didn't hit me till you said it, I can't stop laughing now Jerry!
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Unread 08-31-2014, 07:24 PM   #9
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Ha!
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Unread 08-31-2014, 09:01 PM   #11
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Unread 08-31-2014, 09:53 PM   #12
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Could be a crack in a tire lug, something stuck between the lugs, uneven tire wear, bulge in the tire, etc.

Sounds dumb but a good burnout helps with that uneven tire wear :-)
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Unread 09-01-2014, 10:29 AM   #13
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You guys are hilarious. Thanks for the support though, I'm going to get the tires looked at soon.
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