It sounds like I have noise coming from the differential. It's not bearing noise, more like a high and then low moaning. It;s very bad at 40 mph and you can even feel it in the steering wheel. Any sug

Asked by Aug 24, 2016 at 03:12 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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hummm...time to get it up in the air and check a few things...U JOINTS? PINION BEARING?

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Since the transmission and the differential are bolted together at the rear of the car it could be several things making the noise. If it were mine I would first check the differential lube of metal shavings and then move on to the transmission. Does the car have a manual or automatic transmission? How many miles on the car? IF there ends up being a problem with the differential, repair of the unit is not something for the "do it yourselfer" as special tools and expertise are required to service it.

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Bob has the right answer. Put it on a hoist that allows the car to operate and pin point the noise. Also check for fluid/differential oil levels. Use a magnate to see if there are metal filings in the oil. I very well could be a bearing, u-joint or drive-rod. Wheel bearing. That's why you need to locate the noise.

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