the back wheels are spinning noticeably loud

Asked by Jan 11, 2013 at 06:56 PM about the 2006 BMW 3 Series 330i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

only when im going above 30 it makes like a wah wah vortex sound

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It could be wheel bearings. It could be a broken tread in the tire. Swap the tires around to see if the noise changes.

3,255

You could also have tread separating going on. What for chunking. I think tenspeed meant to say "broken belt", which would definitely cause that sound as well.

4,465

Check the condition of your tires if see no issues then while duplicating the noise drift the car left and right and see if the noise gets louder and softer if so then you have a bad wheel bearing. I see a lot of bad wheel bears in your model especially in the rear.

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