what is this rattling noise coming from my steering wheel?

Asked by Dec 16, 2014 at 04:52 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ford said its my tires that are worn out on
the inside n it makes a humming noise..
well its inside my car in my steering wheel..
it gets bad when im on the highway n it
almost sounds like a loud mosquito in your
ear ... gets louder if i slightly turn the wheel
when its doing it.. any idea if its my tires or
something in my steering wheel?

1 Answer


Shot in the dark..... check the wheel bearings. If you can jack up the front so the wheel leaves the ground, grab it and see if there is play in it. If you can "rock" it a bit, then there's a good chance it's the wheel bearing.

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