I have a loud rumbling noise coming from the front wheels of a 2005 Sonata 2.4 L..

Asked by Jun 06, 2015 at 12:13 AM about the 2005 Hyundai Sonata Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have checked for transmission noise, CV joint noises and bearing noises.I can
definitely rule out the first two and I doubt the likelihood of the third. The noise is
related only to the wheel speed and is completely unrelated to engine speed or
whether I turn or move straight ahead. The noise increases gradually but becomes
a loud roar at 50-60 mph. The tires are 6 months old and in good shape. Please
help! I'm all out of ideas.

1 Answer

86,805

Raise the vehicle enough so the wheels are hanging free and securely blocked, get a mechanics stethoscope start the engine and put in low gear, watch for moving parts and put the probe end right on the wheel bearing housing, if you hear any rumbling noise then that is your problem, I would recommend that you do both sides at the same time. As these are sealed units you will have to replace the what they call the hub assembly.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Hyundai Sonata Questions

Hyundai Sonata Experts

#1 toDumbToNotKnow
toDumbToNotKnow
Reputation 1,410
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,220
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 970
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Hyundai Elantra
563 Great Deals out of 54,871 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 81,611 listings starting at $899
Used Kia Optima
517 Great Deals out of 31,016 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota Camry
1,096 Great Deals out of 96,274 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Altima
1,079 Great Deals out of 82,567 listings starting at $670
Used Ford Fusion
1,060 Great Deals out of 78,462 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,008 Great Deals out of 85,694 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
668 Great Deals out of 77,418 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Maxima
347 Great Deals out of 25,224 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota Corolla
874 Great Deals out of 74,435 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
280 Great Deals out of 16,654 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Impala
793 Great Deals out of 34,401 listings starting at $799
Used Mazda MAZDA6
134 Great Deals out of 16,744 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Hyundai Sonata For Sale
26,870 listings starting at $15,995
2016 Hyundai Sonata For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 4,123 listings starting at $9,995
2015 Hyundai Sonata For Sale
110 Great Deals out of 3,680 listings starting at $9,950
2014 Hyundai Sonata For Sale
97 Great Deals out of 3,114 listings starting at $7,500
2013 Hyundai Sonata For Sale
166 Great Deals out of 4,449 listings starting at $4,500