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

Asked by 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.

6 Answers

component belt tensioner bearing is worn.

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low power steering fluid, airated fluid

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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

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its your power steering, low fluid or worn pump

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

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