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BumpShaman 10-14-2013 02:26 PM

"Whirring" rotational sound from tire/axle area...
 
Hey everyone.

My 2014 is at 15,300 miles. About 1,000 or 1,500 miles back, I started hearing what I can only describe as a deep "whirring" sound from one of the rear tire/axle areas. It "whirs" with the rotation of the tire/axle -- so that the faster I'm driving, the faster the sound is.

I don't hear it coming from any other tire/axle. It sounds like louder-than-usual road noise much of the time, until I hit certain speeds and can make out the rotational "whirring" sound.

Before I drop it off with Jeep tomorrow, any ideas what this could be? I'd like to have some ideas in case they try to BS me.

w4rh4wk 10-15-2013 11:53 AM

maybe bad wheel bearings? but thats just a random guess.

BumpShaman 10-16-2013 11:24 PM

Turns out it's the tire. Dealer moved the tires around when they started to suspect it, and when they moved it the sound moved with it. Now I have to talk to Firestone...


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