What could be causing occasional whirring/humming sound while accelerating and/turning?


Asked by Slsergent Mar 16, 2013 at 09:22 PM about the 2007 Chevrolet Impala LTZ

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

While turning or accelerating, there's a sort of loud whirring/humming sound that seems to be coming from the front
wheels possibly.  The noise goes away within seconds.

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component belt tensioner bearing is worn.


low power steering fluid, airated fluid

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Timothy Kirchofer

you probably have a bad wheel hub . a bad wheel hub makes that sound and will likely get louder or change in pitch or tone when turning

Andrew Olsen

its your power steering, low fluid or worn pump

Colby Barefield

You might try having your power steering flushed I had that say problem and I git it flushed and it went away after about a week

Colby Barefield

*same *got

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