Funny noise from rear of car

Asked by Sep 19, 2016 at 05:41 PM about the 2002 Toyota Camry XLE V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2002 Camry has a strange sound, like oooooooo coming from the rear of the
car occasionally after maybe 20 minutes of driving, particularly at highway
speeds.  The noise stops when the brakes are applied but starts again as
soon as the brake pedal is released.  

5 Answers

109,985

That could be a hub bearing getting ready to go out, when you apply the brakes it pulls the hub back to center and the sound stops.

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22,155

Here is a pic of the rear Bearing/Seal - Wheel Bearing And Hub Assembly.

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22,155

Here is a pic with 4 wheel ABS.

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109,985

It's amazing these stand up as well as they do, even looking at one in real life it just doesn't look that sturdy.

22,155

Know what you mean.

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