1997 Chrysler Concorde with rumble in sync with car speed Neutral right goes away

25

Asked by Sep 18, 2013 at 11:05 PM about the 1997 Chrysler Concorde 4 Dr LX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi,
There is s rumble in sync with car speed.  In Neutral, or drive.  When I turn slightly
to the right, it goes away.  I can't hear it outside. I had my wife drive in circles around me.  I had her drive while I was on the hood.  Tx & differential fluids OK.  CV covers look OK.  Put up on jack stands and ran up to about 25 MPH but no sound.  Drive shafts in different position of course.
Thanks for any help.

5 Answers

8,065

with the car jacked up, grab the top and the bottom of the rt. wheel and shake it. Your cking for any play in wheel bearing. now do it to the other side. If there is ANY play...wheel bearing is bad. Another trick you can do is to bang the tire sidewall with the bottom of your fist at bottom of tire sidewall. If you hear a rumbully rattle (bdddddt)there may be play in bearing. It should sound solid. just a bang when you hit it. kind of a(POM) sound. Hope this helps..... .

Best Answer Mark helpful
1,640

yep, sounds like a bearing problem.

8,065

Is it on just one side?

25

Well, I could SWEAR that the play wasn't there a month ago. I was afraid it was the differential so I was hesitating to fix anything, cause that would have probably meant donating the car. But I'm 98% sure it was the wheel bearings. After the post from thejeepdoctor I decided to check again and there was vertical play. The other 2% is the control arms (with integral ball joints) and all associated bushings I replaced at the same time. Thanks thejeepdoctor !

8,065

your welcome

Your Answer

Concorde

Looking for a Used Concorde in your area?

CarGurus has 230 nationwide Concorde listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Chrysler Concorde Experts

  • #1
    Tom Hartley
    Reputation
    210
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    180
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chrysler Sebring
32 Great Deals out of 2,668 listings starting at $999
Used Dodge Intrepid
260 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Taurus
237 Great Deals out of 16,280 listings starting at $1,850
Used Chrysler Town & Country
251 Great Deals out of 14,002 listings starting at $1,888
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
895 Great Deals out of 70,463 listings starting at $950
Used Honda Accord
1,088 Great Deals out of 60,851 listings starting at $1,099
Used Chrysler LHS
58 listings
Used Audi A4
268 Great Deals out of 11,219 listings starting at $1,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.